The aviation partnership operating at Scatsta airport has said they are not expecting any immediate changes to the set-up at the north mainland airport after BP confirmed that it is pulling out.
Snowy and stormy weather is affecting North Sea flights, with large numbers being put on hold.
Helicopter operator Bristow has announced it has secured a five-year contract for offshore crew changes in Guyana.
Losses have widened at Bristow as “challenging” oil sector market conditions and unfavourable currency exchange rates weighed the North Sea helicopter operator down.
Offshore helicopter flights are cancelled today as strong winds and snow buffet the north-east.
A helicopter operator has said that an external seal on a window came loose during a flight to a North Sea platform.
Statoil and Eni have jointly awarded Bristow contracts for two Sikorsky S92 helicopters operating out of Hammerfest, Norway.
Bristow Helicopters said last night it was planning 12 redundancies across its operations in Aberdeen and Shetland.
Bristow today confirmed it had landed a deal with Apache for its operations in the North Sea.
Europe’s aviation safety body has handed down an airworthiness directive (AD) for a number of Airbus helicopter models.
A number of helicopters remain out of service as S-92 safety check deadline passes for North Sea flights
Checks on S-92 have still to be completed after a deadline of midday passed following a global recall of the Sikorsky helicopters.
A helicopter operator said last night safety checks had been carried out on helicopters including the one involved in an incident last month.
Super Pumas have been grounded since April 2016 after a fatal helicopter crash killed 13 people.
Persistence paid off for NHV yesterday when the Belgian helicopter operator officially unveiled its heliport in Aberdeen, several years after deciding to come to Scotland.
An offshore helicopter safety chief yesterday urged the industry not to compete on safety.
The North Sea helicopter industry’s faith in the UK regulator is on the mend, an offshore flight safety boss said today.
North Sea industry treading line between “catastrophe and bankruptcy”, helicopter safety chief warns
North Sea industry is treading the line between catastrophe and bankruptcy as the crude price downturn drags on, a helicopter safety chief warned today.
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.
North Sea helicopter operator Bristow said yesterday the continuing oil and gas sector downturn and the fallout from the Brexit vote had combined to take a chunk out of its earnings in the three months to June 30. Houston-headquartered Bristow said it was “proud” of its response to the grounding of Super Puma 225 helicopters following a fatal crash involving one of the aircraft in Norway in April. The company also enjoyed a 73% climb in earnings from UK search and rescue services, but any gains were offset by a 27.3% drop in revenues from oil and gas services to $253million (£192million).
An investigation is underway after a Bristow helicopter’s main rotor blades hit a parked truck as it was being taxied after landing at Stavanger Airport.
A video of mass transport of Super Puma helicopters leaving Aberdeen has gone viral on social media.
Bristow today confirmed the launch of its latest service, Bristow Logistics Services Shetland (BLSS), to transport oil and gas workers offshore.
Bristow Helicopters is to make 15 pilots redundant the pilots union Balpa has revealed.
This footage shows a Bristow Sikorsky S-92 being flown over the North Sea. The fleet currently features more than 160 aircrafts of various types, which includes 75 Sikorsky S-92 aircraft in its consolidate fleet. These helicopters are operated in Europe, Africa, Asia Pacific and the Americas. Watch the stunning footage below.
Oil major Shell has resumed flights with CHC in Norway almost a month after a North Sea helicopter crash which killed 13 people.