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Former Dancopter pilots begin legal proceedings after job losses

Former Dancopter pilots begin legal proceedings after job losses

Nearly 30 people have been left without a job and without redundancy pay after their former employer DanCopter UK’s deal with Shell to transport workers to and from North Sea oil platforms was taken over by CHC Helicopter. See full story

Source: Eastern Daily Press, 21-Jul-15

13-May-15 Airbus H155 Norwich, UK

Near miss between two (Eurofighter) Typhoon jets and an EC155

13-May-15

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Netherlands – Air BP inaugurates new fuel farm at Den Helder

Netherlands – Air BP inaugurates new fuel farm at Den Helder

Leading international aviation fuel supplier, Air BP, today (April 4th) inaugurated its brand new fuel farm at Den Helder Airport (DHR) in the Netherlands – home to one of the largest offshore heliports in north-west Europe. The fuel farm installed by Air BP represents an investment of around €1 million and follows Air BP’s take-over… Read more »

Source: Air BP, 06-Apr-14

Dancopter is one of six new European customers for Ramco Systems

Dancopter is one of six new European customers for Ramco Systems

Ramco Systems, an enterprise software product company focused on delivering ERP, HCM and Aviation MRO on Cloud, Tablets and Smart phones has witnessed good traction in the Europe region. The company has announced 5 new wins in Q3 of FY 2013-14. This includes Denmark-based, DanCopter, Eagle Air in Iceland, Ellinair in Greece, Aerogulf Sola Engine… Read more »

Source: Ramco Systems, 30-Jan-14

Pilots union calls for independent judicial inquiry into North Sea safety

Pilots union calls for independent judicial inquiry into North Sea safety

Pilots will call for an independent judicial inquiry into North Sea helicopter safety in evidence to the House of Commons Transport Select Committee this afternoon. Captain Colin Milne, the Chairman of BALPA’s Helicopter Affairs Committee, will give evidence to the Committee’s inquiry into helicopter safety at 1500 today, Monday, 27 January 2014 at the Committee’s… Read more »

Source: BALPA, 28-Jan-14

UK – Norwich Airport offshore operators face noise complaints

UK – Norwich Airport offshore operators face noise complaints

Representatives from Hellesdon Parish Council will meet with Norwich International Airport chiefs and helicopter operators to discuss concerns about noise from helicopters based at the airport.  See full story The accompanying photo is from Norwich Airport, but is only representative.  Other operators at the airport include Bristow, NHV and Dancopter.

Source: EDP24, 05-Jan-14

06-Nov-13 OY-HJJ Eurocopter EC155 Clipper Field, UK

Shortly after takeoff from an off-shore platform at night, the helicopter entered a series of extreme pitch excursions which resulted in the airspeed reducing below 20 kt, followed by a descent. The flight crew were eventually able to recover to normal flight. The helicopter had descended to within approximately 50 feet of the sea surface…. Read more »

06-Nov-13

Milestone supports Blueway with financing of 4th EC225

Milestone supports Blueway with financing of 4th EC225

Milestone Aviation Group, the global leader in helicopter leasing, announced today that it is financing the delivery of a Eurocopter EC225 to Blueway Offshore Norge AS, a subsidiary of Blueway AS. The Norwegian registered aircraft will be used for crew change missions to offshore oil and gas platforms in the North Sea. The European delivery… Read more »

Source: Milestone Aviation, 31-Jul-13

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DanCopter receives its fourth Eurocopter EC225

DanCopter receives its fourth Eurocopter EC225

Eurocopter has delivered a fourth EC225 helicopter to Denmark’s DanCopter A/S – which operates the rotorcraft for crew change missions to offshore oil and gas platforms in the North Sea. The handover was made at the Marignane, France production facility of Eurocopter, and will be followed by the helicopter’s ferry flight to DanCopter’s Esbjerg, Denmark… Read more »

Source: Eurocopter, 29-Jul-13

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SaxonAir marks first anniversary of Dancopter handling contract

SaxonAir marks first anniversary of Dancopter handling contract

SaxonAir Flight Support Ltd has marked a key milestone in its first year of offshore ground handling with DanCopter AS.  The contract involves SaxonAir handling all Shell offshore passengers and freight from Norwich Airport on behalf of DanCopter AS of Denmark. DanCopter were awarded the Shell contract in July 2012 to operate helicopters carrying passengers… Read more »

Source: SaxonAir, 11-Jul-13

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Bel Air takes delivery of another AW139

Bel Air takes delivery of another AW139

AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company, is pleased to announce the delivery of an additional AW139 helicopter to Bel Air of Denmark. The aircraft in offshore transport configuration will be used to ferry passenger to oil and gas installations in the North Sea. So far the AW139s operated by Bel Air have been delivering exceptional availability and… Read more »

Source: AgustaWestland, 21-Jun-13

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Dancopter EC155s commence UK-based Shell contract

Dancopter EC155s commence UK-based Shell contract

Sunday 1st July saw Dancopter commence operations out of Norwich Airport in the UK, flying for Shell.  Two EC155s were noted at the airport this morning – OY-HJA & OY-HSL. Handling work at Norwich is being provided to the Danish operator by SaxonAir Jeremy Parkin – HeliHub.com

Source: HeliHub.com, 02-Jul-12

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P&WC signs agreement with DanCopter

P&WC signs agreement with DanCopter

Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) is pleased to announce the signing of a new Guaranteed Maintenance Cost Plan agreement with DanCopter AS, a subsidiary of Blueway AS, for comprehensive maintenance support of its new PT6C-67C engines. Blueway AS of Norway is a leading helicopter company in Northern Europe. Pratt & Whitney Canada Customer Service Centre Europe worked closely… Read more »

Source: P&WC, 12-Feb-12

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Caverton Helicopters takes delivery of three AW139s

Caverton Helicopters takes delivery of three AW139s

Caverton Helicopters of Nigeria has recently taken delivery of three (3) medium twin Agusta Westland helicopters to be used for offshore transport duties in support of the Oil and Gas industry in Nigeria. The helicopters are to be ferried from the Agusta factory in Vergiate, Italy to Nigeria and expected to commence commercial operations in… Read more »

Source: Caverton Helicopters, 30-Dec-11

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DanCopter receives first AW139

DanCopter receives first AW139

AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company, is pleased to announce that DanCopter, a Blueway AS company, has taken delivery of the first of five AW139 medium twin helicopters. This aircraft will be used for offshore transport operations in Nigeria. An initial order for three AW139s was placed in 2010 which was followed by contracts for two additional… Read more »

Source: AgustaWestland, 13-Dec-11

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Norwegian operator Blueway signs for fourth EC225

Norwegian operator Blueway signs for fourth EC225

Norwegian operator Blueway signed for a fourth additional EC225 at the Paris Air Show, completing their initial order of three EC225s signed this spring with Eurocopter.  Present at the signature was the newly appointed Blueway CEO Jakob Bae and Eurocopter President and CEO Lutz Bertling. Blueway AS has provided helicopter services since 1986 and today… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 24-Jun-11

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Blueway AS orders another AW139

Blueway AS orders another AW139

AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company, is pleased to announce that Blueway AS of Norway has signed a contract for one more AW139 medium twin helicopter. This aircraft will be used for offshore transport operations. This order adds to the contract for three AW139s placed in 2010 and is part of a Framework Agreement for the purchase… Read more »

Source: AgustaWestland, 21-Jun-11

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Dancopter orders three AW139s for Shell contract in Nigeria

Dancopter orders three AW139s for Shell contract in Nigeria

AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica Company, is pleased to announce that BlueWay AS of Norway has signed a contract for three AW139 medium twin engine helicopters. The helicopters will be operated by its subsidiary DanCopter to support Shell offshore oil & gas operations in Nigeria. The three aircraft, which will be delivered in late 2011, will be… Read more »

Source: AgustaWestland, 10-Oct-10

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DanCopter provides details of $630M Shell Nigeria contract

DanCopter provides details of $630M Shell Nigeria contract

[HeliHub.com was the first aviation website to break this story two days ago.  This press release merely confirms the fact and provides more details] The Norwegian based helicopter group Blueway has won its largest contract ever within the offshore sector. It has been awarded a five year contract, with an extension option of 2 x… Read more »

Source: DanCopter, 03-Jun-10

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Shell Nigeria signs big contract with Caverton/Dancopter partnership

Shell Nigeria signs big contract with Caverton/Dancopter partnership

The contract, which would last for five years and is renewable for another two years, is the biggest aviation contract between an international oil company and an indigenous one.

Source: Capital.gr, 01-Jun-10

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Eurocopter hands over EC155 to Dancopter, Marking the 100th EC155 and 900th Dauphin Family Delivery

Eurocopter hands over EC155 to Dancopter, Marking the 100th EC155 and 900th Dauphin Family Delivery

Eurocopter CEO, Lutz Bertling is proud to hand over the 100th EC155 B1 to Dancopter CEO Nils Skeby at the Paris Air Show today. The Scandinavian operator is a long-standing Eurocopter customer operating already 5 EC155s in the North Sea oil and gas market, and one of the launch customers of the EC175 with 2… Read more »

Source: Rotorhub, 17-Jun-09

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