Europe’s air safety watchdog has issued an “emergency” airworthiness directive on certain Airbus helicopter models following a fatal crash in Japan.
The mother of an offshore helicopter crash victim has backed calls for a public inquiry into North Sea chopper safety.
The chief executive of Airbus Helicopters underlined his faith in the H225 Super Puma by taking a flight in one of the aircraft today.
A stricken Airbus H175 helicopter had to be taken ashore aboard a ship after a cockpit warning light appeared while the aircraft was on an oil rig.
Europe’s aviation watchdog has issued an “emergency” airworthiness directive (AD) ordering operators to carry out a new set of checks on Super Puma helicopters.
Airbus has told helicopter operators to carry out rigorous checks on aircraft gearboxes following last year’s fatal crash in Norway.
Airbus has unveiled plans for a new exclusive service targeting the 'VIP' demographic.
The European Aviation Safety Agency has issued an airworthiness directive for the Airbus A350 model helicopter – the same model that was involved in a crash in Bergen last week.
Witnesses of a fatal North Sea helicopter crash saw an “explosion in the sky” as the aircraft’s main rotor detached, a new report said.
The UK Civil Aviation authority (CAA) have confirmed that flight restrictions on Super Puma 225s would remain in place.
Investigators today confirmed that last year’s fatal North Sea helicopter crash off Norway was caused by a “fatigue fracture” in one of the Super Puma 225's gears.
Europe’s air transport safety body yesterday ordered a round of checks after an engine cover fell off an Airbus helicopter during a flight.
Divers have found a “vital” missing part from a Super Puma helicopter that crashed in Norway last year, killing 13 people.
Europe’s aviation safety body has ordered another round of inspections on the gearboxes of Airbus 225 helicopters.
Investigators will publish a new “preliminary” report into the causes of a fatal helicopter crash off Norway on the anniversary of the tragedy.
Europe’s aviation safety body has handed down an airworthiness directive (AD) for a number of Airbus helicopter models.
Statoil's permanent ban of Super Puma helicopters has come as a blow to Airbus which said it "regrets" the move.
Airbus Group SE is poised to scrap an estimated 1,000 office jobs as the European aerospace giant moves to eliminate duplication between its main plane-making arm and the rest of the group.
Airbus Helicopters said yesterday it would not comment on “anonymous and unverified information” after a newspaper reported its North Sea Super Pumas may suffer from a design flaw.
Airbus Group SE announced the first of what may prove to be thousands of job cuts across its business, saying it will eliminate 582 posts at its helicopter arm following a slump in demand from the oil and gas industry and a fatal crash that grounded one of its most popular models.
The manufacturer of the ill-fated Super Puma reported a 20% drop in third quarter earnings although sales of helicopters rose.
The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has issued a proposed Airworthiness Directive (AD) for EC 225 helicopters.
The number of hours flown by Sikorsky S-92 helicopters in the North Sea has gone up 50% since Super Pumas were grounded following a fatal crash in Norway.
The boss of Airbus said the company has no plans to scrap its Super Puma helicopter as the fleet of helicopters remains grounded after 13 people were killed in April.
Airbus Helicopters has recently completed a first round of firing tests using with a variant of the Super Puma helicopters grounded following the latest fatal crash involving the troubled copter.