CITIC Offshore Helicopter Company orders two Sikorsky S-92 helicopters

CITIC signs an order for two S-92s at China Heli-Expo.

CITIC Offshore Helicopter Company (COHC) has become the third major Chinese offshore oil service provider to operate SIkorsky helicopters, after placing an order for two Sikorsky S-92 helicopters at the China Heli-Expo.

“COHC is one of our newer customers, so we are proud to say that all three major offshore oil service providers in China will now be operating Sikorsky helicopters,” said Ed Beyer, vice president of Sikorsky Global Helicopters.

Beyer added: “The offshore oil market in China is growing rapidly, and the S-92 helicopter has proven to be a reliable and safe performer around the world.  We are grateful that COHC has chosen Sikorsky, and we are confident that this marks the beginning of a long-term relationship between us.”

The two new aircraft are scheduled for delivery in December 2014 and March 2015.

Terry Spruce

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