Around 200 North Sea workers have been evacuated with suspected Covid-19 symptoms over the last six weeks as the sector has attempted to manage the spread of the virus.
A long-running dispute between a North Sea helicopter firm and its engineers has reached a resolution as workers overwhelmingly accepted a revised pay offer.
Scores of engineers have been locked in a bitter pay dispute with employer CHC Helicopter for 18 months.
A woman helicopter pilot working in Aberdeen said yesterday that greater encouragement was needed from schools and the aviation industry to turn the tide on poor female pilot numbers and the gender pay gap.
CHC Helicopters has won a contract to provide flights for Faroe Petroleum’s exploration drilling campaign at the Norwegian North Sea Brasse field.
CHC Helicopter has entered into a consultation process with staff over job losses as it looks to streamline costs. The company said a number of positions are likely to be affected including pilots, engineering and support staff. The news comes after Bristow announced it was in consultation over job reductions.