The grounding of Super Puma helicopters in the wake of a fatal crash off the coast of Norway slowed revenue growth at North Sea helicopter operator Babcock International, although new contracts wins offset this.
An offshore helicopter heading to Aberdeen carrying 18 people was forced to make an emergency landing today.
North Sea helicopter operator CHC Scotia said yesterday that rising oil and gas activity had helped it to record an 11% increase in turnover and return to the black.
Two Super Puma helicopters were at the centre of fresh safety fears yesterday.
The investigation into the ditching of a Bond helicopter in the North Sea will start in earnest today.