Airlift

Four new Airbus H125s for Norwegian operators in one week

Four new Airbus H125s for Norwegian operators in one week

22-Jun-2020Source: HeliHub.com

A total of four new H125 helicopters from Airbus Helicopters are being delivered to operators on Norway in a seven day period. On Friday 19th, the first of two for Helitrans arrived at their Trondheim Airport base and the second is en route today. These are registered LN-OGA and LN-OGB. Earlier this month Helitrans become the... Read more

Airlift opens new Tromsø base to support Police

Airlift opens new Tromsø base to support Police

6-May-2020Source: HeliHub.com

Last Thursday, April 30, Airlift marked the opening of their new base in Tromsø in northern Norway.  The facility has been set up  in connection with the Norwegian Police as an additional preparedness resource. Present to mark the opening were the police chief in Troms police district, Astrid Nilsen, Chief of Staff Morten Pettersen, Minister... Read more

Airbus delivers Greece’s first H145 to Airlift

Airbus delivers Greece’s first H145 to Airlift

25-Nov-2019Source: Airbus Helicopters

Airlift has taken the delivery of its first H145 helicopter, becoming the first operator of this model in Greece.  The twin-engine helicopter will be mainly dedicated to VIP transfers, but thanks to the high versatility of its cabin configuration, the aircraft will also be used for emergency medical transport and fire-fighting. Established in 1999, Airlift was... Read more

Sikorsky donates to Patient AirLift Services

Sikorsky donates to Patient AirLift Services

20-Nov-2018Source: Sikorsky

Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company, presented a check for nearly $25,000 to Patient AirLift Services recently for the organization’s PALS for Patriots program. Audrey Brady, Commercial Systems and Services (CSS) Vice President for Sikorsky, presented Donna Collins, PALS President, with the donation from the company’s annual employee silent auction. The PALS for Patriots Program serves... Read more

Airlift takes over Norwegian maritime pilot transfers

Airlift takes over Norwegian maritime pilot transfers

12-Jul-2017Source: Nordic Rotors

On July 1, 2017, Airlift’s contract period starts with the Norwegian Coastal Administration (Kystverket). For six years, Airlift will ship Norwegian maritime pilots to Large Class Vessels and ships carrying dangerous goods. The contract itself is valued at approximately a hundred million NOK a year. – July 1, 2017 is one big day and one... Read more

Technical Approvals for Airlift AW169

Technical Approvals for Airlift AW169

18-May-2017Source: Airlift

On the 26th of April Airlift AS has been awarded from the Norwegian Civil Aviation Authority of both Continuing Airworthiness and Maintenance Organisation Approvals on Leonardo AW169 helicopter in accordance with EU 1321/2014 (Annex I EASA Part-M and Annex II EASA Part-145). Airlift, first Norwegian organisation to add the AW169 to its approvals, is willing... Read more

LCI to lease three AW169s to NHV Norwegian subsidiary Airlift

LCI to lease three AW169s to NHV Norwegian subsidiary Airlift

8-Mar-2017Source: LCI Helicopters

Lease Corporation International (LCI), the aviation division of the Libra Group, today announces the lease of three Leonardo AW169 helicopters to Airlift, the Norwegian subsidiary of NHV Group. The three AW169s will be leased from LCI to support Airlift’s sea pilots transfer operations in Norway, with first deliveries are expected by the end of June... Read more

The Norwegian Polar institute awards Airlift as partner for helicopter service

The Norwegian Polar institute awards Airlift as partner for helicopter service

13-Nov-2016Source: Airlift

The Norwegian Polar institute has awarded Airlift as partner for helicopter service in the Arctic. The contract was awarded in competition with several bidders, and the Norwegian Polar Institute considered Airlift’s offer the most economical advantageous. The assessment of tenders considered safety, technical qualifications, experience from Arctic operations and price. The contract will commence January... Read more

Airlift wins Norwegian marine pilot contract with AW169s

Airlift wins Norwegian marine pilot contract with AW169s

26-Sep-2016Source: Airlift

Following a competitive tendering process, Airlift AS has been awarded a contract involving transport of Norwegian pilots to and from large vessels and vessels carrying hazardous and/or pollutive cargo serving the oil and gas terminals at Kårstø, Sture, Mongstad, Nyhavna and Melkøya. The contract was awarded in competition with several bidders, and the Norwegian Coastal... Read more

Norway’s Airlift Adds Latitude’s IONode FDM

Norway’s Airlift Adds Latitude’s IONode FDM

10-Jul-2014Source: Latitude

Latitude Technologies, the premier global supplier of flight data monitoring, flight following, and Satcom solutions helicopter fleets, is pleased to announce that Airlift AS, northern Europe’s largest onshore rotorcraft operator, will be adding Latitude’s IONode ION3A FDM recording and reporting devices to the Latitude SkyNode S200 flight-tracking, voice, and data transceivers installed in the Airlift... Read more

EASA approves Airlift Super Puma NVIS STC

EASA approves Airlift Super Puma NVIS STC

23-May-2014Source: Airlift

Airlift’s EASA Part-21 Design Organisation (DOA)  has been awarded with Supplemental Type Certificate (EASA STC number 10049153) for the installation and certification of Night Vision Imaging System (NVIS) lighting for Airbus Helicopters AS332 L/L1 Super Pumas with the certification of the first helicopter, an AS332 L1 operated by the Icelandic Coast Guard, ordered by MRO... Read more

Norway – Airlift selects Gannet maintenance software from Lundin

Norway – Airlift selects Gannet maintenance software from Lundin

21-Sep-2013Source: Lundin Software

The GANNET Aircraft Maintenance Information Software, developed by Lundin Software, has been chosen by Airlift AS to manage their maintenance activities of their fleet of 17 helicopters. The agreement marks another important step in GANNETs emergence in the aircraft maintenance software market. Airlift AS is based in Bygstad, Norway and is Northern Europe’s leading company... Read more

24-Feb-13 SX-HJV Eurocopter AS355N Trikala, Greece

24-Feb-13 SX-HJV Eurocopter AS355N Trikala, Greece

24-Feb-2013

Helicopter suffered gunshot damage in bungled prison breakout... Read more

Svalbard selects Lufttransport for SAR

Svalbard selects Lufttransport for SAR

3-Jan-2013Source: Nordic Rotors

The Norwegian company Lufttransport has been awarded the new Search and Rescue (SAR) / Transport contract for Sysselmannen on Svalbard Island in the northernmost part of Norway. The contract will be effective from 1 April 2014, and the new operator will be replacing Airlift that has been on the island since 1 April 1996 (with... Read more

15-Dec-11 YV-2717 Eurocopter Bo105 Puerto Ordaz, Venezuela (1F)

15-Dec-11 YV-2717 Eurocopter Bo105 Puerto Ordaz, Venezuela (1F)

15-Dec-2011

Crashed and burned in a residential area on a post maintenance test flight.  1 fatal from 2POB – Pilot Pedro Malaver survived and engineer Edsel Pachecho did not.... Read more

04-Jul-11 LN-OXC Eurocopter AS350 Dalamot, Norway (5F)

04-Jul-11 LN-OXC Eurocopter AS350 Dalamot, Norway (5F)

4-Jul-2011

Helicopter had been rented by a construction company.  Crashed and burnt out in mountainous location at Dalamot nr Hardanger Fjord.  Deceased named as Kjetil Bu (27) from Kinsarvik, Karianne Ringkjøb Dahl (29) from Bergen, Andrew Søvik Fossmark (24) from Vaksdal, Siv Holtan (18) from Bergen and pilot  Tore Bendigtsen Ystanes (39) from Bergen... Read more

Norwegian operator Blueway signs for fourth EC225

Norwegian operator Blueway signs for fourth EC225

24-Jun-2011Source: HeliHub.com

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

Blueway AS orders another AW139

Blueway AS orders another AW139

21-Jun-2011Source: AgustaWestland

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

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