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Bristow assists Louisiana floods rescue efforts

Bristow assists Louisiana floods rescue efforts

Bristow has supported helicopter rescue efforts for Louisiana residents affected by flooding in the areas surrounding Livingston and East Baton Rouge. Bristow teams from  bases at Galliano and New Iberia quickly mobilized the company’s response to provide critical care to

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Bristow Caribbean enters Trinidad and Tobago oil with Sikorsky S-92

Bristow Caribbean enters Trinidad and Tobago oil with Sikorsky S-92

Bristow Caribbean has signed a contract with BHP Billiton in Trinidad and Tobago to operate a Sikorsky S-92 aircraft for the oil and gas industry in the region. The operations have started this week. This is the first time an

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Bristow Helicopters completes last flight from Murchison oil platform

Bristow Helicopters completes last flight from Murchison oil platform

Bristow Helicopters Limited has flown the last scheduled flight to and from the Murchison oil platform before its decommissioning. The flight crew wanted to make the journey especially memorable for the oil workers on board, and after Bristow’s chief pilot

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It’s a wrap

It’s a wrap

One of the most striking images this week came from Protective Packaging Corp (PPC). The Dallas company has just wrapped a Sikorsky S-92 for Bristow. PPC has used flexible moisture barrier films to protect the helicopter from corrosion. Bristow does

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A profit of CFOs – new CFOs at Bristow, CHC and Era

A profit of CFOs – new CFOs at Bristow, CHC and Era

One nice quirk about the English language is the different names given to groups. A collection of things can be taken as a whole. Many of these are unique to a species. A number of dolphins is known as a

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Bristow’s rainy day savings

Bristow’s rainy day savings

Management teams rarely get the credit for being conservative, but Bristow definitely deserves it. In October 2014 BC (before oil crash), Jonathan Baliff said that Bristow was collecting cash for when markets got tougher or interest rates rose. It was

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Bristow rescues five from Irish fishing boat

Bristow rescues five from Irish fishing boat

A search team operated by Bristow Helicopters successfully rescued five fishermen from the Iuda Naofa, an Irish fishing vessel, which started to sink around 48 miles north of the Isle of Lewis, which is located in the Outer Hebrides. Two

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AW189 completes North Sea demo tour

AW189 completes North Sea demo tour

AgustaWestland has completed a successful North Sea demo tour of the AW189 helicopter. During the tour, more than 60 attendees from oil and gas companies, operators and associations took the opportunity to check out the new helicopter. The tour, which

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Helitech 2014: Gecas buys Milestone Aviation

Helitech 2014: Gecas buys Milestone Aviation

The big story at Helitech, this year taking place in a damp Amsterdam, is GE Capital Aviation Services (Gecas) buying Milestone Aviation Group for $1.775 billion. When Gecas said that it was looking at entering the helicopter leasing market earlier

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Waypoint announces first lease with Bristow

Waypoint announces first lease with Bristow

Waypoint Leasing (Ireland) Limited has agreed to the sale and leaseback (SLB) of two Sikorsky S-92 helicopters with Bristow Group Inc. Both S-92s operate offshore in crew change configuration out of Scatsta airport on the Shetland Islands in Scotland. ALSO

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