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Why 2018 is a year of change for helicopter leasing

Why 2018 is a year of change for helicopter leasing

The year 2014 was clearly the top of the cycle, 2018 is now showing all the signs of being the turning point for offshore helicopters. It is clearly a year when the market is being fundamentally reshaped, ready for stronger times.

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Babcock expected to take a £100 million Avincis hit

Babcock expected to take a £100 million Avincis hit

Babcock Group is expected to take a £100 million hit on the value on its helicopter business – Babcock Mission Critical Systems – when it announces its half-year results on Wednesday. According to reports from television news channel Sky News

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Shattock leaves Babcock, joins bmi airways

Shattock leaves Babcock, joins bmi airways

Tim Shattock is putting the world of rotary aviation behind him, leaving global helicopter operator Babcock to assume the role of managing director at the Heathrow-based airline bmi. Mr Shattock left the Cheltenham helicopter company after serving as managing director

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Babcock to operate the first fleet of H160s

Babcock to operate the first fleet of H160s

Las Vegas, 1 March 2018 – Babcock is set to become the global launch customer for the H160 after signing a five year frame agreement for the purchase of a fleet of H160s. The fleet of H160s is destined for

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Babcock launches first nordic EMS AW169

Babcock launches first nordic EMS AW169

Babcock subsidiary Scandinavian Air Ambulance is operating the first EMS-configured AgustaWestland AW169 in the Nordic region. It is flying the helicopter on behalf of Swedish hospital Region Jämtland Härjedalen. The new helicopter’s first mission was a four-hour round transfer of a patient

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Babcock acquires German relief helicopter supplier Heli Aviation

Babcock acquires German relief helicopter supplier Heli Aviation

Babcock International Group has completed the acquisition of Heli Aviation, a provider of helicopter services in Germany. The new company will sit within Babcock’s mission critical services (MCS) business. Heli Aviation is a long-established helicopter business located in Augsburg –

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Avincis renamed Babcock Mission Critical Services

Avincis renamed Babcock Mission Critical Services

Avincis has been renamed as Babcock Mission Critical Services, following the acquisition by the Babcock Group in May 2014. All the local companies which make up the various aspects of the business, delivering services to their customers across 11 countries

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Galicia renews INAER contract

Galicia renews INAER contract

The local Spanish government of Galicia has renewed its emergency service contract with INAER Spain. INAER Spain has been awarded another four year contract to provide emergency medical services to Galicia in Spain. ALSO READ: Babcock International Group cleared to

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Babcock International Group cleared to acquire the Avincis Group

Babcock International Group cleared to acquire the Avincis Group

Babcock International Group PLC has received approvals from the Spanish Council of the National Markets and Competition Commission and the Portuguese Competition Authority in respect of the acquisition of the Avincis Group. Babcock is now clear to complete the acquisition.

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