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  • Committee calls for public inquiry into North Sea helicopter safety


    ​Having examined the recent safety performance of oil- and gas-support helicopter operations in the UK sector of the North Sea, the UK Parliamentary Transport Select Committee has called for an independent public inquiry on the grounds that the Civil Aviation Authority “did not consider the evidence that commercial pressure impacts on helicopter safety”. It added that the “role and effectiveness” of the CAA also needs to be independently reviewed.


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  • Committee calls for public inquiry into North Sea helicopter safety


    ​Having examined the recent safety performance of oil- and gas-support helicopter operations in the UK sector of...


  • Evolution not revolution at Bristow Group


    ​Bristow Group, arguably the biggest offshore helicopter operator in the world, will, from 1 August, have a new chief...


  • Bristow bids for more SAR work


    Helicopter operator ​Bristow Group is targeting a number of new opportunities to supply search and rescue services as...


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  • Committee calls for public inquiry into North Sea helicopter safety

    News | 10 Jul 2014 09:30 | David Learmount

    ​Having examined the recent safety performance of oil- and gas-support helicopter operations in the UK sector of the North Sea, the UK Parliamentary Transport Select Committee has called for an independent public inquiry on the grounds that the Civil Aviation Authority “did not consider the evidence that commercial pressure impacts on helicopter safety”. It added that the “role and effectiveness” of the CAA also needs to be independently reviewed.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Committee-calls-for-public-inquiry-into-North-Sea-helicopter-safety-401218/
  • ANALYSIS: North Sea helicopter operators call for improved offshore safety

    News | 18 Apr 2014 09:28 | David Learmount

    ​Prompted by a number of rotary wing accidents in the North Sea oil support sector in recent years, helicopter operators both sides of the Atlantic are doing some serious safety soul-searching, and calling for involvement by the manufacturers.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-North-Sea-helicopter-operators-call-for-improved-offshore-safety-398247/
  • Loganair expands with Saab 2000 type

    News | 20 Mar 2014 15:54 | Olivier Bonnassies

    UK regional carrier Loganair is introducing a new aircraft type to its turboprop operations.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Loganair-expands-with-Saab-2000-type-397251/
  • UK CAA calls for changes in offshore helicopter operations

    News | 20 Feb 2014 12:41 | David Learmount

    ​A special review of UK offshore helicopter safety by the Civil Aviation Authority has concluded that, despite having more accidents than some of their comparable foreign counterparts, UK operators are statistically just as safe. Nevertheless, the CAA has published 32 actions and many more recommendations to reduce risk exposure and increase passenger survivability in the event of ditching.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/UK-CAA-calls-for-changes-in-offshore-helicopter-operations-396157/
  • Evolution not revolution at Bristow Group

    News | 17 Feb 2014 12:49 | Dominic Perry

    ​Bristow Group, arguably the biggest offshore helicopter operator in the world, will, from 1 August, have a new chief executive in place.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Evolution-not-revolution-at-Bristow-Group-395682/
  • Bristow bids for more SAR work

    News | 08 Nov 2013 17:55 | Dominic Perry

    Helicopter operator ​Bristow Group is targeting a number of new opportunities to supply search and rescue services as governments increasingly outsource provision to the private sector.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Bristow-bids-for-more-SAR-work-392773/