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Bristow/Columbia acquisition delayed

Bristow/Columbia acquisition delayed

Following the announcement that Bristow would be acquiring Columbia Helicopters – Bristow has since delayed the acquisition. The Group initially planned to complete the purchase of the Oregon-based operator by the end of 2018 but announced in December that: “based

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Bristow Group to combine with Columbia Helicopters In a $560 Million transaction

Bristow Group to combine with Columbia Helicopters In a $560 Million transaction

Houston, TX – Bristow Group, the leading provider of global industrial aviation services, announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement to combine with privately-held Columbia Helicopters, Inc. (“Columbia”) for $560 million. Columbia will be designated as an unrestricted subsidiary under the Columbia

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Bristow buys Columbia Helicopters, loses Baliff

Bristow buys Columbia Helicopters, loses Baliff

Bristow Group has fully acquired privately-held operator Columbia Helicopters for $560 million. Group CEO Johnathan Baliff has announced his resignation. Baliff will oversee the integration planning of Columbia Helicopters and will officially leave the company in the coming months. Thomas Amonett, Bristow’s

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Columbia Helicopters CH-47D Chinook fights first wildfire

Columbia Helicopters CH-47D Chinook fights first wildfire

Columbia Helicopters have added internal firefighting tanks to its fleet of CH-47D Chinook helicopters this season. The fleet was called upon and N471CH has now fought its first wildfire in Minnesota. Working in the land of 10,000 lakes, the Chinook

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Steve Bandy promoted at Columbia Helicopters

Steve Bandy promoted at Columbia Helicopters

Columbia Helicopters has promoted Steve Bandy to senior vice president of operations. He has been serving as the vice president of operations since 2012. In addition to his current responsibilities of the flight and operations departments, Bandy will assume leadership

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Columbia Helicopters gains certificate to operate CH-47D

Columbia Helicopters gains certificate to operate CH-47D

Columbia Helicopters has received the FAA Restricted Category Type Certificate for eight “D Model” helicopters. The company has also received the Certificate of Airworthiness for the first of these aircraft. ALSO READ: Columbia Helicopters acquires three CH-47Ds Kurt Koehnke, vice

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Columbia Helicopters acquires three Chinook helicopters

Columbia Helicopters acquires three Chinook helicopters

Columbia Helicopters based in Aurora, Oregon has acquired three Boeing CH-47D Chinook helicopters from the US government, expanding the company’s fleet of commercial super-heavy-lift helicopters. “We are pleased to add these aircraft to our fleet,” said Mike Fahey, CEO of Columbia

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Columbia Helicopters acquires ten heavy-lift helicopters

Columbia Helicopters acquires ten heavy-lift helicopters

Columbia Helicopters has acquired ten helicopters from the Swedish Department of Defense, including six Boeing Vertol 107-II and four Kawasaki Vertol 107-II helicopters.

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Stan Wilson named as president of Columbia Helicopters

Columbia Helicopters has named Stan Wilson as president. Mike Fahey will continue as chief executive officer.

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Columbia Helicopters set to expand

Company set to grow to new levels based on emerging international maintenance and operational market opportunities

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