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Bristow Australia buys controlling stake in regional airline Airnorth

Bristow Australia buys controlling stake in regional airline Airnorth

Bristow Helicopters Australia Pty Ltd., today announced that it has acquired an 85-percent interest in Airnorth, the largest regional airline operating across Northern Australia. “Airnorth is an exceptional operator, and our companies are culturally and operationally aligned putting our clients first, with shared core values of safety, teamwork and excellence,” said Jonathan E. Baliff, president… Read more »

Source: Bristow, 06-Feb-15

Bristow Australia partners with CareFlight for SAR training

Bristow Australia partners with CareFlight for SAR training

In preparation for the start of a new contract, Bristow’s Australia Business Unit (AUSBU) search and rescue (SAR) employees and CareFlight have been working together to become familiarized with the new equipment that will be used on Bristow aircraft. The training focuses on a variety of topics, and ensures that everyone involved will work as… Read more »

Source: Bristow, 04-Jul-14

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Bristow Australia to operate two S92s for BP

Bristow Australia to operate two S92s for BP

Airflite recently hosted a meeting with representatives from BP, Sikorsky, Bristows, Helitech and Airflite, where BP confirmed their decision to purchase two Sikorsky S-92 helicopters to be operated by Bristows in support of a BP exploration program in the Great Australian Bight in Australia. Helitech and Airflite are in advance stages of setting up regional… Read more »

Source: Airflite, 01-Jun-14

Bristow Australia wins Au$138M offshore contract from Ceduna for BP

Bristow Australia wins Au$138M offshore contract from Ceduna for BP

BP Australia managing director Phil Home said a hangar and supporting office blocks would be constructed at Ceduna as part of aviation operations. See full story

Source: West Coast Sentinel, 12-May-14

Bristow adds four S92s – two in Australia and two in UK

Bristow adds four S92s – two in Australia and two in UK

Bristow Australia has recently registered two new Sikorsky S92 helicopters on the local VH- aircraft register.  VH-ZUO is the 203rd off the production line, while sister aircraft VH-ZUQ is the 205th.  Both were officially registered on 23rd December, and are leased from VIH Group – the parent company of Cougar Helicopters in which Bristow have… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 15-Jan-14

Bristow and CHC EC225 training captains like EC175 too

Bristow and CHC EC225 training captains like EC175 too

Participants of the Oil & Gas Symposium had a great night networking during a party organized at the Sky Bar, on level 33 of the Traders Hotel after the first day of presentations and workshops. It was a great vantage point from which they had a panoramic view of the Kuala Lumpur city skyline. The… Read more »

Source: Eurocopter, 05-Dec-13

Bristow Australia starts work on new Au$7M hangar at Karratha

Bristow Australia starts work on new Au$7M hangar at Karratha

The heliport will enable passengers to embark directly from the company’s facility to their offshore workplace, rather than from Karratha’s main airport terminal. (see full story)

Source: ABC, 12-Jun-12

Union negotiating new Enterprise Agreement with Bristow Australia

Union negotiating new Enterprise Agreement with Bristow Australia

Members would be aware that negotiations for a new Enterprise Agreement (EA) for Engineers at Bristow Helicopters have recently commenced. The first EA meeting was held at the Bristow HQ in Perth on 22nd November and at this meeting the ALAEA and EC bargaining reps presented to the Company our bargaining claim. A further EA… Read more »

Source: ALAEA, 23-Dec-11

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Heliwest moves into offshore operations, taking over former Bristow contract

Heliwest moves into offshore operations, taking over former Bristow contract

Leading WA-based helicopter company Heliwest has moved into the offshore operations area, securing a contract with Roc Oil (WA) Pty Ltd to provide service and maintenance crew transfers for its Cliff Head project off the (Western Australian) coast from Dongara. Heliwest CEO David Grimes said the contract, previously operated by Bristow, was a major win… Read more »

Source: Heliwest, 29-Mar-11

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Australia: CHC lands Woodside Energy contract from Bristow

Australia: CHC lands Woodside Energy contract from Bristow

CHC Helicopter has been awarded a nine-year $500 million contract to provide helicopter services for Woodside Energy’s Australian operations, possibly the largest helicopters service contract ever written in Australia. Managing Director for CHC Helicopter’s Australian operations, Rick Burt, was proud to be working with Woodside. “Woodside continue to play a lead role in developing the… Read more »

Source: CHC, 19-Nov-10

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Mobilarm to supply VHF Locator Beacons to Bristow Helicopters Australia

Mobilarm to supply VHF Locator Beacons to Bristow Helicopters Australia

Mobilarm has announced that it has secured a significant new contract to supply its VHF Locator Beacons to Bristow Helicopters Australia (part of the Bristow Group) as the sole contractor to BHP Billiton Petroleum for offshore personnel transfers by helicopter in Australia. In the initial order, Mobilarm will supply 50 of its innovative V100 VHF… Read more »

Source: Mobilarm, 04-Nov-10

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Bristow Australia signs Au$50m deal with Apache Energy

Bristow Australia signs Au$50m deal with Apache Energy

Bristow Helicopters Australia has been awarded a contract worth $50 million to support Apache Energy’s drilling and production operations in WA.

Source: WA Business News, 05-Aug-10

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