NHV completes Blueway acquisition

NHV Group has completed the acquisition of Norway’s Blueway. The new group becomes one of Europe’s largest helicopter operators. The group is also the first operator of the new Airbus Helicopters EC175.

The EC175s were delivered on 11 December and the helicopters are already flying operations in the North Sea.

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With the acquisition of Blueway, the NHV Group becomes the only operator with a presence in all the oil and gas producing countries in the North Sea region, as well as a leading position in West Africa.

The NHV Group is based in Ostend, Belgium and consists of various companies: NHV, DanCopter A/S, Blueway Offshore Norge AS, Vertech Offshore As and Airlift AS.

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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