A north-east MSP will formally ask the Scottish Government to reverse its decision not to back an offshore helicopter safety inquiry later.
CHC helicopters and Aberdeen University have won a £54,000 grant for a research project into the psychological factors influencing flight safety.
Departures to the North Sea have either been "delayed or cancelled" from a number of Norwegian heliports, according to reports.
A fault which left a helicopter stuck on a North Sea platform was "isolated" to that particular aircraft, manufacturer Sikorsky has said.
By its own admission, helicopter operator NHV Group is not a big name in north-east Scotland compared with the likes of Babcock, Bristow or CHC.
Bristow Helicopters has confirmed that a "technical issue" forced an Sikorsky S-92 to return to base yesterday.
A retired North Sea test pilot says “remarkable” progress has been made in helicopter safety.
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.
Bristow Helicopters has unveiled a new passenger terminal for offshore workers flying out to North Sea installations.
Energy consultancy Westwood Global has predicted a recovery in the offshore helicopter market after three rough years.
Bristow Helicopters said last night it was planning 12 redundancies across its operations in Aberdeen and Shetland.
The announcement last month that the Civil Aviation Authorities in Norway and the UK plan to lift their restrictions on the Super Puma aircraft has been met with an unsurprising and completely understandable outpouring of emotion, outrage and opinion.
A group created to address North Sea helicopter capacity concerns has not met in more than five months because the oil sector “hasn’t got a pan-industry issue”.
Oil supermajors including Shell have no plans to return controversial Super Puma helicopters to service in the North Sea.
The US air safety regulator has issued an airworthiness directive for Sikorsky S92 helicopters following tests carried out by the manufacturer.
Europe’s aviation safety body has ordered another round of inspections on the gearboxes of Airbus 225 helicopters.
A backup helicopter fleet is not the answer to the North Sea oil sector’s transport issues, an industry chief has said.
Europe’s aviation safety body has handed down an airworthiness directive (AD) for a number of Airbus helicopter models.
Aircraft operator CHC Helicopter said today that the loss of its contract with Apache will not have an immediate impact on jobs at the company.
The arrival of NHV in Aberdeen has added resilience to the North Sea oil and gas industry, an offshore safety chief said yesterday.
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.
The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has issued a proposed Airworthiness Directive (AD) for EC 225 helicopters.
An offshore helicopter safety chief yesterday urged the industry not to compete on safety.
An offshore helicopter transport safety organisation has welcomed new European proposals for making sure pilots are mentally fit for flying.
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).