Unions will meet with Scottish Government ministers next month to rally support for a wide-ranging inquiry into offshore helicopter safety.
Union officials have backed Airbus’ efforts to make its global fleet safe in the wake of a fatal Super Puma helicopter crash in Norway.
A retired North Sea test pilot says “remarkable” progress has been made in helicopter safety.
A Super Puma helicopter crash which led to 13 deaths in Norway in 2016 was “unpreventable”, despite similarities with a fatal accident near Peterhead seven years earlier, the manufacturers said yesterday.
A union boss said today that helicopter maker Airbus was "fully responsible" for a fatal Super Puma crash in 2016.
A north-east politician said today that a report into a fatal Super Puma crash had strengthened the case for a public inquiry into offshore helicopter transport.
Helicopter maker Airbus said today it could not have prevented a fatal Super Puma crash in Norway two years ago despite similarities with an accident which killed 16 people near Peterhead in 2009.
Offshore union Unite has renewed calls to ban the Super Puma from the North Sea at a major conference in Aviemore.
A North Sea helicopter boss has said the market is “moving on” from Super Puma aircraft.
This article is in response to an opinion piece written by former Conservative MSP, Brian Monteith.
Last week’s report from the Air Accidents Branch of the Department of Transport has raised fresh questions for the oil and gas industry in the North Sea and demonstrated double standards by the trade union Unite.
The mother of one of four oil and gas workers to die in a helicopter crash has made a fresh plea for an inquiry to be held.
A Fatal Accident Inquiry (FAI) into a helicopter crash that claimed four lives in 2013 should be held "without any further delay", an MSP has said.
One of the great questions of 2017 for the trade union movement in Scotland has been “What is to become of the Super Puma 225 helicopter?” That question has been raised well beyond union circles because of Unite Scotland’s campaign against any return of the Puma to the North Sea for transferring workers from the heliports outside Aberdeen to the oil rigs. Our slogan of the year has become “No Comeback for the Super Puma. Keep the North Sea Puma Free.” So why the controversy about this aircraft?
Scotland’s transport minister has yet to decide whether to support calls for an independent public inquiry into North Sea helicopter safety.
A trade union official has said North Sea oil companies would face a “battle with their workforce” if they want to start using Super Puma helicopters again.
Offshore unions will meet Scotland’s transport minister next week as part of their campaign to keep Super Puma helicopters grounded.
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.
Scotland's transport minister has said it is "critical" for confidence to be restored in controversial offshore helicopters before North Sea workers are asked to step back aboard.
Helicopter manufacturer Airbus is “actively considering” the possibility of putting CEO Guillaume Faury in a offshore H225 work flight situation in response to an online petition.
Another senior boss at Airbus Helicopters has championed the airworthiness of the French aircraft manufacturer's Super Puma H225s.
The chief executive of Airbus Helicopters underlined his faith in the H225 Super Puma by taking a flight in one of the aircraft today.
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.
A trade union has urged all MSPs to support efforts to prevent the return of Super Puma helicopters to the North Sea.