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02-May-17 N457PH Bell 407 Grand Bay, US-Gulf of Mexico

On May 2, 2017, about 0635 central daylight time, a Bell 407 made a precautionary landing at Grand Bay receiving station in the Gulf of Mexico, near Boothville, Louisiana, after the pilot noticed a vibration in-flight. VMC prevailed at the time of the accident.The non-scheduled domestic passenger flight was being conducted under the provisions of… Read more »

02-May-17

PHI HNZ Australia PTY Limited Performs First Flight

On April 3, 2017 PHI HNZ Australia PTY Limited performed its first flight for the Inpex-led Ichthys LNG Project, based out of Broome, Western Australia. The PHI HNZ joint venture supplies up to four Sikorsky S-92 heavy helicopters providing transportation services for the Ichthys LNG Project’s massive offshore facilities in Australia. This new contract builds… Read more »

06-Apr-17

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Sikorsky Launches Safety Enhancement Program with PHi and Outerlink

Sikorsky Launches Safety Enhancement Program with PHi and Outerlink

Sikorsky, PHI Inc. and Outerlink Global Solutions, a Metro Aviation company, today announced that the S-92® helicopter has demonstrated the ability to transmit in-flight, real-time Health and Usage Monitoring Systems (HUMS) data to PHI’s operations control center. The announcement came at the 2017 Helicopter Association International Heli-Expo show. With this new capability, PHI operators can… Read more »

Source: Sikorsky, 08-Mar-17

HNZ and PHi to fly up to four S-92s in Australian JV

HNZ and PHi to fly up to four S-92s in Australian JV

HNZ Group Inc. (TSX: HNZ) (the “Corporation”), an international provider of helicopter transportation and related support services, announced today that it has entered into a joint venture with PHI, Inc. (“PHI”) to provide offshore helicopter transportation services for the INPEX-led Ichthys LNG Project. INPEX is Japan’s largest oil and gas exploration and production company, and… Read more »

Source: HNZ, 07-Feb-17

HNZ Group announces joint venture in Australia to support INPEX contract

HNZ Group announces joint venture in Australia to support INPEX contract

HNZ Group Inc. (TSX: HNZ) (the “Corporation”), an international provider of helicopter transportation and related support services, announced today that it has entered into a joint venture with PHI, Inc. (“PHI”) to provide offshore helicopter transportation services for the INPEX-led Ichthys LNG Project. INPEX is Japan’s largest oil and gas exploration and production company, and… Read more »

Source: HNZ Group, 06-Dec-16

PHi First Quarter turnover down 20%

PHi First Quarter turnover down 20%

PHI, Inc. (The Nasdaq Global Market: PHII (voting) PHIIK (non-voting)) today reported financial results for the quarter ended March 31, 2016. Consolidated operating revenues for the three months ended March 31, 2016 were $164.0 million, compared to $204.2 million for the three months ended March 31, 2016, a decrease of $40.2 million. Oil and Gas… Read more »

Source: PHi, 10-May-16

Pro Star Aviation Expedites Certification HTAWS on PHi Bell 407s

Pro Star Aviation Expedites Certification HTAWS on PHi Bell 407s

PHI has been working diligently to become an early adopter of the FAA Mandate that requires all Part 135 Helicopter Emergency Medical Service (HEMS) aircraft to be equipped with a Helicopter Terrain Awareness and Warning System (HTAWS) by April 24, 2017. With the large number of Bell 407 aircraft requiring modification, PHI sought the expertise… Read more »

Source: Pro Star, 05-Feb-16

PHi Announces Results for Q2 Ended June 30, 2015

PHi Announces Results for Q2 Ended June 30, 2015

PHI, Inc. (The Nasdaq Global Market: PHII (voting) PHIIK (non-voting)) today reported financial results for the quarter ended June 30, 2015. Consolidated operating revenues for the three months ended June 30, 2015 were $198.5 million, compared to $212.1 million for the three months ended June 30, 2014, a decrease of $13.6 million. Oil and Gas… Read more »

Source: PHi, 10-Aug-15

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08-Jun-15 N501PH Bell 407 Fresh Water City, US-Louisiana

Emergency landing in marsh area.  Boom damaged

08-Jun-15

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Medical Center of Plano to supply PHI Air Medical with plasma and blood products

Medical Center of Plano to supply PHI Air Medical with plasma and blood products

Air ambulances are called when minutes matter and a new partnership with The Medical Center of Plano and PHI Air Medical (PHI) are ensuring that patients receive the most advanced trauma treatment available while in flight. The Medical Center of Plano is supplying PHI with plasma and blood products for placement on four of its… Read more »

Source: Medical Center of Plano, 03-Jun-15

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Outerlink answers the call of Oil & Gas helicopter operators

Outerlink answers the call of Oil & Gas helicopter operators

Operators who support global Oil & Gas producers are known for their high standard of helicopter operations. In recent years, the desire to increase connectivity to the aircraft coupled with the sharp decline in world oil prices has posed a particularly difficult economic challenge to those companies. As the need for enhanced safety and reliability… Read more »

Source: Outerlink, 13-May-15

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Pawan Hans to Acquire 2 Seaplanes, 20 Helicopters

Pawan Hans to Acquire 2 Seaplanes, 20 Helicopters

State-run Pawan Hans Limited (PHL) plans to acquire two seaplanes and 20 helicopters in the current fiscal as part of its expansion plans, the company said today. See Full Story

Source: NDTV, 04-May-15

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Reimbursement sought in helicopter emergency landing

Reimbursement sought in helicopter emergency landing

Two global maritime enterprises have sued a helicopter company, citing nonpayment of a 2013 rescue operation. See Full Story

Source: The Louisiana Record, 08-Apr-15

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Able Aerospace Services, PHI Sign Long-Term Service Agreement

Able Aerospace Services, PHI Sign Long-Term Service Agreement

Able Aerospace Services and leading helicopter services company PHI, Inc. have signed a formal service agreement assigning all of PHI’s Bell 206L and 407 component overhaul and exchange work to Mesa, Arizona-based Able. “We have been using Able’s services for years, and in that time have saved millions of dollars through direct purchase savings, increased… Read more »

Source: Able, 17-Mar-15

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PHI’s AW139 Fleet Passes 25,000 Flight Hours Milestone

PHI’s AW139 Fleet Passes 25,000 Flight Hours Milestone

AgustaWestland announced today that PHI’s AW139 fleet has passed a key milestone of 25,000 flight hours. The important result was achieved by a fleet of ten helicopters performing offshore transportation missions in the Gulf of Mexico since 2011, with the PHI AW139 fleet leader aircraft having accrued more than 3,500 flight hours in less than… Read more »

Source: AgustaWestland, 04-Mar-15

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PHI announces Results for FY2014

PHI announces Results for FY2014

PHI, Inc. (The Nasdaq Global Market: PHII (voting) PHIIK (non-voting)) today reported financial results for the year ended December 31, 2014. Consolidated operating revenues for the year ended December 31, 2014 decreased $20.2 million compared to the year ended December 31, 2013. Oil and Gas segment revenues increased $27.8 million primarily as a result of… Read more »

Source: PHI, 01-Mar-15

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Review of Global Air Ambulance Market 2015-2019

Review of Global Air Ambulance Market 2015-2019

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/scb82h/global_air) has announced the addition of the “Global Air Ambulance Market 2015-2019” report to their offering. The Global Air Ambulance market to grow at a CAGR of 9.57 percent over the period 2014-2019. Air ambulance services are sophisticated and advanced medical services provided in a mobile environment. These services have become an… Read more »

Source: Research and Markets, 19-Feb-15

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Oil price not affecting Era and PHi at Houma

Oil price not affecting Era and PHi at Houma

In spite of the recent downturn in oil prices, officials said service expansions planned for the Houma-Terrebonne Airport should move forward as planned. See Full Story

Source: Dailycomet, 28-Jan-15

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PHI reports results for 2014 Q3 Ended September 30th

PHI reports results for 2014 Q3 Ended September 30th

PHI, Inc. (The Nasdaq Global Market: PHII (voting) PHIIK (non-voting)) today reported financial results for the quarter ended September 30, 2014. Consolidated operating revenues for the three months ended September 30, 2014 were $216.3 million, compared to $200.8 million for the three months ended September 30, 2013, an increase of $15.5 million. Oil and Gas… Read more »

Source: PHi, 10-Nov-14

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Helicopter Operators Formally Launch HeliOffshore

Helicopter Operators Formally Launch HeliOffshore

Five major helicopter operators today officially announced a new industry association – HeliOffshore – for organisations with an interest in working together on safety in offshore helicopter transport. The new association was introduced at a launch event at its offices in London. Founded by five major helicopter operators, HeliOffshore will use cross-industry cooperation as a… Read more »

Source: HeliOffshore, 21-Oct-14

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Obit — Past HAI Chairman Vernon Albert Flies West

Obit — Past HAI Chairman Vernon Albert Flies West

Past HAI chairman and former PHI vice president and chief pilot Vernon E. Albert passed away on September 11 after a long battle with cancer. He was 72. “I was profoundly saddened to learn of Vern’s passing on Thursday,” said HAI President and CEO Matt Zuccaro. “It was my distinct pleasure to serve with him… Read more »

Source: HAI, 15-Sep-14

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PHI reaches highest level of FAA Safety Management System

PHI reaches highest level of FAA Safety Management System

PHI, Inc. announced today that the company has achieved the highest level (Level 4) of the Federal Aviation Administration’s voluntary Safety Management System (SMS) pilot program. SMS is rapidly becoming a worldwide standard throughout the aviation industry and is recognized by the Joint Planning and Development Office (JPDO), International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), and Civil… Read more »

Source: PHi, 14-Aug-14

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PHI launches helicopter joint venture with Cyprus Airways

PHI launches helicopter joint venture with Cyprus Airways

An important strategic agreement was signed between Cyprus Airways and P.H.I. Air Europe Ltd. P.H.I. Air Europe Ltd is a Joint venture partnership with P.H.I. Helicopters Inc who have chosen Cyprus as their eastern Mediterranean and southern Europe HQ. PHI Inc is one of the largest operators in the world in the field of helicopter… Read more »

Source: Cyprus Airways, 28-Jul-14

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Arnold & Itkin Claims Top Texas Aviation Verdict for 2013 – against PHI

Arnold & Itkin Claims Top Texas Aviation Verdict for 2013 – against PHI

The nearly $1.7 million verdict won by Houston civil litigation firm Arnold & Itkin LLP for an offshore worker who was injured in a helicopter accident is being recognized as the top aviation verdict in Texas during 2013, according to the legal reporting service VerdictSearch. Arnold & Itkin attorneys Cory Itkin and Caj Boatright represented… Read more »

Source: Arnold & Itkin LLP, 29-May-14

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PHi announces results for FY2014Q1 ended 31 March 2014

PHi announces results for FY2014Q1 ended 31 March 2014

PHI, Inc. (The Nasdaq Global Market: PHII (voting) PHIIK (non-voting)) today reported financial results for the quarter ended March 31, 2014. Consolidated operating revenues for the three months ended March 31, 2014 were $197.1 million, compared to $179.0 million for the three months ended March 31, 2013, an increase of $18.1 million. Oil and Gas… Read more »

Source: PHi, 11-May-14

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PHI announces Final Results of Offer for 8.625% Senior Notes Due 2018

PHI announces Final Results of Offer for 8.625% Senior Notes Due 2018

PHI, Inc. (“PHI”) (The Nasdaq Global Market: PHII (voting) and PHIIK (non-voting)) announced today the final results of the previously-announced tender offer and consent solicitation (the “Tender Offer”) for all of its outstanding 8.625% Senior Notes due 2018 (the “2018 Notes”). The Tender Offer expired at 12:00 midnight, New York City time, at the end… Read more »

Source: PHi, 01-Apr-14

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PHi completes Debt Offering and Initial Settlement for 8.625% Senior Notes Due 2018

PHi completes Debt Offering and Initial Settlement for 8.625% Senior Notes Due 2018

PHI, Inc. (“PHI”) (The Nasdaq Global Market: PHII (voting) and PHIIK (non-voting)) announced today that it had completed its previously-announced private offering of $500 million of 5.25% Senior Notes due 2019 (the “2019 Notes”). PHI also announced that it used a portion of the net proceeds from its sale of the 2019 Notes to concurrently… Read more »

Source: PHi, 19-Mar-14

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PHi receives 97.52% response on 8.625% Senior Notes issue

PHi receives 97.52% response on 8.625% Senior Notes issue

PHI, Inc. (“PHI”) (The Nasdaq Global Market: PHII (voting) and PHIIK (non-voting)) announced today that it had received, as of 12:00 midnight, New York City time, at the end of March 14, 2014 (the “Early Tender Deadline”), tenders and consents from holders of 97.52% of the aggregate principal amount of its outstanding 8.625% Senior Notes… Read more »

Source: PHi, 19-Mar-14

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PHI prices $500M Senior Notes Due 2019

PHI prices $500M Senior Notes Due 2019

PHI, Inc. (“PHI”) (The Nasdaq Global Market: PHII (voting) and PHIIK (non-voting)) announced today that it has agreed to sell $500 million of newly-issued unsecured five-year senior notes. The senior notes due 2019 were priced at par with a coupon rate of 5.25%. The offering is expected to close on March 17, 2014, subject to the… Read more »

Source: PHI, 09-Mar-14

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PHI Announces $500 Million Private Offering of Senior Notes

PHI Announces $500 Million Private Offering of Senior Notes

PHI, Inc. (“PHI”) (The Nasdaq Global Market: PHII (voting) and PHIIK (non-voting)) announced today that it intends, subject to market and other conditions, to offer up to $500 million aggregate principal amount of fixed-rate senior notes with a five-year maturity through a private offering exempt from registration under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the… Read more »

Source: PHi, 06-Mar-14

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PHI announces Tender Offer and Consent Solicitation for Senior Notes

PHI announces Tender Offer and Consent Solicitation for Senior Notes

PHI, Inc. (The Nasdaq Global Market: PHII (voting) and PHIIK (non-voting)) today announced that it is commencing a cash tender offer (the “Offer”) for any and all of its $300,000,000 aggregate principal amount of 8.625% Senior Notes due 2018 (the “Notes”) on the terms and subject to the conditions set forth in PHI’s Offer to… Read more »

Source: PHI, 04-Mar-14

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PHI announces results for the Year Ended December 31, 2013

PHI announces results for the Year Ended December 31, 2013

PHI, Inc. (“PHI”) (The Nasdaq Global Market: PHII (voting) PHIIK (non-voting)) today reported financial results for the year ended December 31, 2013. Consolidated operating revenues for the year ended December 31, 2013 were $856.5 million, an increase of $209.8 million over the year ended December 31, 2012. Oil and Gas segment revenues were $489.0 million… Read more »

Source: PHI, 02-Mar-14

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Rolls-Royce completes large fleet agreements for M250 customers

Rolls-Royce completes large fleet agreements for M250 customers

Rolls-Royce has signed multi-year agreements with four large fleet operators, aimed at enhancing operational support for more than 220 helicopters. The agreements provide vital engine repairs and overhauls through the authorizedRolls-Royce FIRST network, which guarantees the use of genuine Rolls-Royce parts and exclusive use of the Rolls-Royce M250 repair network, as well as access to tailor-made technical manual libraries. Greg Fedele, Rolls-Royce,… Read more »

Source: Rolls-Royce, 26-Feb-14

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PHI flies first Rig Approach™ Customer Flights in the S-92

PHI flies first Rig Approach™ Customer Flights in the S-92

Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation and PHI Inc. announced today the completion of the first operational flights of the new “Rig Approach” system, a first of its kind functionality on the S-92®helicopter that provides helicopter operators with an automated approach to offshore rigs and platforms.  The flights occurred yesterday. Earlier this year, two FAA Demonstration test flights… Read more »

Source: Sikorsky, 14-Nov-13

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PHi announces 2013 Q3 results to 30th September 2013

PHi announces 2013 Q3 results to 30th September 2013

-PHI, Inc. (The Nasdaq Global Market: PHII (voting) PHIIK (non-voting)) today reported financial results for the quarter ended September 30, 2013. Operating revenues for the three months ended September 30, 2013 were $200.8 million, compared to $170.9 million for the three months ended September 30, 2012, an increase of $29.9 million. Consolidated net income for… Read more »

Source: PHi, 12-Nov-13

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PHi reports Q2 results to 30th June 2013

PHi reports Q2 results to 30th June 2013

PHI, Inc. (The Nasdaq Global Market: PHII (voting) PHIIK (non-voting)) today reported financial results for the quarter ended June 30, 2013. Consolidated operating revenues for the three months ended June 30, 2013 were $195.5 million, compared to $160.6 million for the three months ended June 30, 2012, an increase of $34.9 million. Consolidated net income… Read more »

Source: PHi, 05-Aug-13

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Will PHI miss its revenue numbers?

Will PHI miss its revenue numbers?

Is PHI sending any potential warning signs?  see full story

Source: Motley Fool, 02-Aug-13

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35% more aircraft based at Houma-Terrebonne Airport in 8 years

35% more aircraft based at Houma-Terrebonne Airport in 8 years

Following the floods brought by Hurricane Katrina, many oilfield transport companies began relocating their aircraft to areas less prone to flooding – Houma-Terrebonne Airport has benefitted and is now the 4th busiest airport in Louisiana – see full story

Source: Houma Today, 24-Jun-13

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FAA approves Rig Approach system for S92

FAA approves Rig Approach system for S92

Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. today announced the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has approved a new functionality on the S-92® helicopter to provide offshore oil operators with an automated approach that reduces cockpit workload by 60 percent and allows safer operations under challenging weather and operating conditions. Sikorsky, a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), developed… Read more »

Source: Sikorsky, 07-May-13

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PHI announces results for Q1 to March 31, 2013

PHI announces results for Q1 to March 31, 2013

Consolidated operating revenues for the three months ended March 31, 2013 increased $40.9 million compared to the three months ended March 31, 2012. Our Oil and Gas medium and heavy aircraft flight hours and revenues increased primarily due to increased deepwater drilling activity. Operating revenues in the Air Medical segment increased $21.2 million primarily due… Read more »

Source: PHi, 06-May-13

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PHI, Inc. Announces Financial Results for the Year 2012

PHI, Inc. Announces Financial Results for the Year 2012

PHI, Inc. (“PHI”) (The Nasdaq Global Market: PHII (voting) PHIIK (non-voting)) today reported financial results for the year ended December 31, 2012. Consolidated operating revenues for the year ended December 31, 2012 increased $107.1 million over the year ended December 31, 2011. Our Oil and Gas medium and heavy aircraft flight hours and revenues increased… Read more »

Source: PHI Inc, 18-Mar-13

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ASU completes second S-76C++ NVG conversion for PHi

ASU completes second S-76C++ NVG conversion for PHi

ASU has completed their second night vision modification for a ASU aircraft owned and operated by PHI, Inc, headquartered in Lafayette, LA. The aircraft is a new aircraft that has been specifically designed to serve the oil and gas industry offshore. The aircraft is equipped with cardiac monitors with 12-lead EKG capability, transport ventilators and intravenous… Read more »

Source: ASU, 02-Mar-13

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PHi announces results for 2012 Q3

PHi announces results for 2012 Q3

PHI, Inc. (The Nasdaq Global Market: PHII (voting) PHIIK (non-voting)) today reported financial results for the quarter ended September 30, 2012. Oil and Gas segment revenues were $115.0 million for the three months ended September 30, 2012, compared to $96.6 million for the three months ended September 30, 2011, an increase of $18.4 million. Flight… Read more »

Source: PHi, 06-Nov-12

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PHi boss tells employees to vote for Mitt Romney

PHi boss tells employees to vote for Mitt Romney

In an extraordinary statement, PHi Chief Executive Officer Al Gonsoulin has effectively told his employees to vote for Governor Mitt Romney by blasting the policies of President Barack Obama. He excuses himself by saying “this election will have a marked effect, both with respect to our oil and gas and our air medical divisions, on… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 05-Nov-12

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HAI and PHi host Chinese aviation delegation

HAI and PHi host Chinese aviation delegation

On Wed., Oct. 10, 2012, at the request of the Federal Aviation Administration’s Office of International Affairs, Helicopter Association International (HAI) joined forces with PHI Air Medical Group to host a delegation of 30 Chinese aviation professionals at the Leesburg Executive Airport in Leesburg, Virginia. The Chinese delegates were participants in a four month-long Executive… Read more »

Source: HAI, 12-Oct-12

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PHi announces results for Q2 ended 30 June 2012

PHi announces results for Q2 ended 30 June 2012

PHI, Inc. (The Nasdaq Global Market: PHII (voting) PHIIK (non-voting)) today reported financial results for the quarter ended June 30, 2012. Oil and Gas segment revenues were $104.4 million for the three months ended June 30, 2012, compared to $90.2 million for the three months ended June 30, 2011, an increase of $14.2 million. Flight… Read more »

Source: PHi, 14-Aug-12

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Pilot dies in PHi LongRanger accident in Gulf of Mexico

Pilot dies in PHi LongRanger accident in Gulf of Mexico

This news item is part of the accident data provided by HeliHub.com on this site.  Information provided in this update may potentially be incomplete or inaccurate as we frequently post these stories only a very short time after the accident has occurred.  Users of HeliHub.com are advised to carry out their own checks and searches,… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 29-May-12

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28-May-12 N7077F Bell 206L Gulf of Mexico (1F)

PHi LongRanger down in GOM.  Sole occupant pilot lost his life – body found and recovered four hours after accident.  Helicopter completely submerged.  Pilot later named as Arturo Lebron

28-May-12

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PHi reports Q1 numbers

PHi reports Q1 numbers

PHI, Inc. (The Nasdaq Global Market: PHII (voting) PHIIK (non-voting)) today reported financial results for the quarter ended March 31, 2012. Oil and Gas operating revenues increased $15.5 million for the quarter ended March 31, 2012, related primarily to increased medium and heavy aircraft flight hours and revenues resulting mainly from the continuing improvement in… Read more »

Source: PHi, 14-May-12

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S&P revises PHi outlook to stable from negative

S&P revises PHi outlook to stable from negative

Overview — U.S. aviation service provider PHI Inc.’s operating performance has improved materially over the last several quarters due to increased Gulf of Mexico activity and increased profitability in the company’s Air Medical segment. — We are revising the outlook on the company to stable from negative. We are affirming the ‘B+’ corporate credit rating…. Read more »

Source: Standard & Poor, 30-Apr-12

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PHi signs eight-helicopter deal with Saudi Red Crescent

PHi signs eight-helicopter deal with Saudi Red Crescent

Saudi Red Crescent Authority (SRCA) has signed an agreement PHi to provide eight helicopters over the next three years.  His Royal Highness Prince Faisal bin Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Saud – Chairman of the SRCA signed the deal with a Lance Bospflug, president/CEO of PHi.  The agreement will see the air ambulance service expanded within… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 16-Apr-12

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PHi announces results for year to 31 December 2011

PHi announces results for year to 31 December 2011

PHI, Inc. (“PHI”) (the nasdaq global market:PHII (voting) PHIIK (non-voting)) today reported financial results for the year ended December 31, 2011. Oil and Gas operating revenues increased $10.0 million, related primarily to increased heavy aircraft flight hours and revenues. This increase was offset in part by a decrease in revenues for light and medium aircraft…. Read more »

Source: PHi, 14-Mar-12

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Chief Financial Officer at PHi to retire

Chief Financial Officer at PHi to retire

Michael J McCann, the Chief Financial Officer of PHi, has advised the company that “he intends to retire in 2012 from all positions with the Company and its subsidiaries, including as Chief Financial Officer and Secretary of the Company, upon the Company’s retention of his replacement in 2012.” to use the wording of the SEC… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 06-Mar-12

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North Flight Data Systems to integrate an innovative LARS system into Bell 407

North Flight Data Systems to integrate an innovative LARS system into Bell 407

North Flight Data Systems, LLC is pleased to announce they will integrate and certify their Lightweight Aircraft Recording (LARS) system in the Bell Helicopter Textron 407. In cooperation with PHI, Inc. and Rolls-Royce, NORTH FDS will be integrating their voice, video and flight data recording system into the Bell 407 airframe. The system will not… Read more »

Source: North Flight Data Systems, 13-Feb-12

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North Flight Data Systems to integrate innovative LARS system into Bell 407

North Flight Data Systems to integrate innovative LARS system into Bell 407

North Flight Data Systems, LLC is pleased to announce they will integrate and certify their Lightweight Aircraft Recording (LARS) system in the Bell Helicopter Textron 407. In cooperation with PHI, Inc. and Rolls-Royce, NORTH FDS will be integrating their voice, video and flight data recording system into the Bell 407 airframe. The system will not… Read more »

Source: North Flight Data Systems, 07-Feb-12

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PHi does a deal with City of Galveston

PHi does a deal with City of Galveston

PHi has committed to an expansion program at Scholes International Airport for completion within the next two years, and in exchange the City of Galveston has waived over $850,000 of lease payments.  PHi, which has operated from the airport since 2001, flies S76 and S92 helicopters to Gulf of Mexico rigs from here. PHi will… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 29-Jan-12

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Judge: Sikorsky does not owe damages to PHi

Judge: Sikorsky does not owe damages to PHi

A federal magistrate has refused to order Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. to pay damages to another company for allegedly hiding an internal report about a fatal accident in January 2009 (see full story) See also HeliHub.com page for this accident – 04-Jan-09 N748P Sikorsky S76C++ Gulf of Mexico, US-Gulf of Mexico (8F)

14-Dec-11

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01-Dec-11 N435PH Bell 407 US-Gulf of Mexico

Autorotated into the water and rolled over

01-Dec-11

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PHi reports results for nine months to 30th September

PHi reports results for nine months to 30th September

PHI, Inc.  today reported financial results for the quarter ended September 30, 2011. Oil and Gas segment revenues were $96.6 million for the quarter ended September 30, 2011, compared to $89.8 million for the quarter ended September 30, 2010, an increase of $6.8 million. Flight hours were 29,901 for the current quarter compared to 30,119… Read more »

Source: PHi, 08-Nov-11

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Sikorsky settles claims with families of fatal S76C accident

Sikorsky settles claims with families of fatal S76C accident

Plaintiffs’ attorneys say Stratford, Conn.-based Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. reached agreements this week with relatives of at least five victims who died and with the crash’s lone survivor. (see full story)

Source: Miami Herald, 27-Oct-11

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PHI selects Sagem Avionics Analysis Ground Station

PHI selects Sagem Avionics Analysis Ground Station

Sagem Avionics (Safran group) today announced that PHI, Inc. has selected it’s AGS for their fleet of helicopters. The AGS is a comprehensive flight operations monitoring system for Flight Operations Quality Assurance (FOQA) applications, processing and analyzing all available data from aircraft recorders and producing user-configurable, customized reports. The Sagem Avionics AGS will replace the existing PHI system and offers the… Read more »

Source: Sagem Avionics, 15-Oct-11

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PHI appoints Director

PHI appoints Director

PHI, Inc. has announced the appointment of Didier Keller to serve as a director on the Board of Directors of PHI, Inc. effective October 12, 2011. Mr. Keller will also serve as a member of the Audit Committee and Compensation Committee. Mr. Keller served as Chief Executive of SBM Offshore N.V., a Dutch public company… Read more »

Source: PHI, 14-Oct-11

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PHi announces results for Q2 ending 30 June 2011

PHi announces results for Q2 ending 30 June 2011

PHI, Inc. (The Nasdaq Global Market: PHII (voting) PHIIK (non-voting)) today reported financial results for the quarter ended June 30, 2011. Oil and Gas segment revenues were $90.2 million for the three months ended June 30, 2011, compared to $94.7 million for the three months ended June 30, 2010, a decrease of $4.5 million. Flight… Read more »

Source: PHi, 04-Aug-11

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13-May-11 N266P Bell 206L4 off Mobile, US-Gulf of Mexico

Ditched into Gulf of Mexico, offshore from Mobile AL

13-May-11

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PHi announces results for Q1 ending 31 March 2011

PHi announces results for Q1 ending 31 March 2011

PHI, Inc. (“PHI”) (The Nasdaq Global Market: PHII (voting) PHIIK (non-voting)) today reported financial results for the quarter ended March 31, 2011. Oil and Gas segment revenues for the quarter ended March 31, 2011 were $77.5 million, and operating income for the segment was $7.0 million, compared to revenues of $84.9 million and operating income… Read more »

Source: PHi, 10-May-11

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24-Mar-11 N32041 Bell B206L3 off Baton Rouge, US-Gulf of Mexico

Crashed into the water, unknown circumstances

24-Mar-11

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PHI announces results for year to 31st December 2010

PHI announces results for year to 31st December 2010

PHI, Inc. (“PHI”) (The Nasdaq Global Market: PHII (voting) PHIIK (non-voting)) today reported financial results for the year ended December 31, 2010. Oil and Gas segment revenues for 2010 were $345.4 million, compared to $316.2 million for 2009, an increase of $29.2 million or 9%. Segment operating profit was $55.3 million for 2010, compared to… Read more »

Source: PHI, 15-Mar-11

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PHi chooses AW139s and Signs Long-Term Engine Service Agreement for PT6C-67C Engines

PHi chooses AW139s and Signs Long-Term Engine Service Agreement for PT6C-67C Engines

PHI Inc (NASDAQ: PHII, PHIIK), a leading provider of helicopter transportation and related services to a diverse customer group that includes the oil and gas industries, has purchased 10 AgustaWestland AW139 helicopters powered by Pratt & Whitney Canada’s (P&WC’s) PT6C-67C engines. As well, PHI has signed a long-term Engine Service Agreement for the repair and… Read more »

Source: Pratt & Whitney Canada, 06-Mar-11

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Shell considers move to non-airport base to avoid $1.5M tax at Scholes

Shell considers move to non-airport base to avoid $1.5M tax at Scholes

Shell pays about $1.5M annually in taxes by using Scholes International Airport. These are imposed on passengers flying on large helicopters such as S-92s and S-76s, which PHI operates at Scholes.  To avoid the tax, Shell has asked PHI to move its base from the island to a non-airport field in Alvin.  Click on the… Read more »

Source: Galveston Daily News, 22-Feb-11

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PHI show commitment to Scholes International Airport

PHI show commitment to Scholes International Airport

Corporate officers with PHI have grounded whirling rumors that they planned to move longtime operations from the island to the mainland.   PHI has about nine helicopters at Scholes International Airport to shuttle crews to and from offshore rigs in the Gulf of Mexico.

Source: Galveston Daily News, 14-Feb-11

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Two more Bell 407s for PHi

Two more Bell 407s for PHi

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, today announced the recent sale of two Bell 407 helicopters to PHI, one of the world’s leading helicopter services companies, for use in the transportation of oil and gas workers in the Gulf of Mexico. PHI, known industry wide for the relentless pursuit of safe and reliable… Read more »

Source: Bell, 11-Jan-11

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PHi and Bristow fight new Louisiana state law

PHi and Bristow fight new Louisiana state law

PHI and Bristow argue in a federal lawsuit filed last week in Lafayette that the law is an improper and unnecessary intrusion by the state into the realm of aviation regulation, which is generally handled by the federal government.

Source: 3TheAdvocate, 03-Dec-10

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NTSB cites lack of bird strike resistant windshield requirements in fatal PHi S76 crash

NTSB cites lack of bird strike resistant windshield requirements in fatal PHi S76 crash

The National Transportation Safety Board today released a final report on a fatal crash involving a transport-category helicopter caused by a bird strike. The Board said the lack of requirements for bird strike-resistant windshields contributed to the crash, and called on the FAA to develop such requirements. On January 4, 2009, a dual-engine Sikorsky S-76C++… Read more »

Source: NTSB, 25-Nov-10

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PHi settles claims over Louisiana S76 crash

PHi settles claims over Louisiana S76 crash

Plaintiffs’ attorneys and a lawyer for PHI Inc. said Thursday that confidential terms of the settlements will be filed. see also Accident report on HeliHub.com

Source: Statesman, 22-Oct-10

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PHI announces tender offer and consent solicitation for senior notes

PHI announces tender offer and consent solicitation for senior notes

-PHI, Inc. (The Nasdaq Global Market: PHII (voting) and PHIIK (non voting)) today announced that it is commencing a cash tender offer (the “Offer”) for all of its outstanding $200,000,000 aggregate principal amount of 7.125% Senior Notes due 2013 (the “Notes”) on the terms and subject to the conditions set forth in PHI’s Offer to… Read more »

Source: PHi, 10-Sep-10

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