PT Travira Air orders two S-76D helicopters

                        Sikorsky S-76D
PT Travira Air, an Indonesian company have ordered two Sikorsky S-76D helicopters. The helicopters will be used for an oil & gas project that the company is involved with.

Sikorsky made the announcement at the Langkawi International Maritime & Aerospace Exhibition (LIMA 2013) being held in Malaysia. The purchase of the two S-76D aircraft represents the latest addition to the company’s fleet but also represents the launching of the S-76D helicopter in Southeast Asia and Sikorsky expects to deliver the S-76D helicopters in 2015.

“PT Travira Air’s decision to select Sikorsky’s S-76D is both an important step in our customer’s growth, and a milestone for Sikorsky as we begin introducing the S-76D to the Southeast Asia market,” said Robert Kokorda , Sikorsky’s vice president of Sales & Marketing.  “We congratulate PT Travira Air on its decision.  We wish the company well as it expands its offerings to the offshore oil industry.”

The company currently has a fleet of eight Sikorsky S-76 aircraft.

Terry Spruce

Terry is Senior News Editor and writes for both Corporate Jet Investor and Helicopter Investor. He is also responsible for our helicopter guides. Terry has been an aviation enthusiast since the early 1970s. He is a lapsed Private Pilot and ex-Piper Cherokee owner. He has flown a number of light aircraft and is comfortable sitting in the co-pilot's seat or the back of any aircraft. Before moving to journalism he was a banker for 20 years. You can contact him at: terry@corporatejetinvestor.com or follow him on twitter @Terry_Spruce

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