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Milestone announces purchase leaseback with NHV for an AW169

Milestone announces purchase leaseback with NHV for an AW169

14-Jul-2021

Milestone Aviation Group Limited (“Milestone”) has signed a Purchase/Leaseback (PLB) arrangement for a AW169 helicopter with Belgian-based operator, NHV Group (“NHV”), a leading provider of B2B helicopter services. The AW169 helicopter delivered earlier this month will support missions in the UK for Italian oil and gas company, ENI. It will be based in Blackpool, United... Read more

NHV Group welcomes new Chief Financial Officer

NHV Group welcomes new Chief Financial Officer

8-Jun-2021Source: NHV Group

NHV Group announced the appointment of Mr. Laurent Verhelst as Chief Financial Officer (‘CFO’). Mr. Verhelst will be a member of NHV’s Executive Committee reporting to CEO Steffen Bay. He will begin his employment mid-June 2021. Laurent Verhelst is a senior executive with a proven track record and deep financial expertise that stems from more... Read more

NHV launches Part-147 Technical Training Organization

NHV launches Part-147 Technical Training Organization

27-May-2021Source: NHV Group

NHV Group, a leading provider of B2B helicopter services, today announced it has established a brand-new maintenance training organization that will provide training and certification for aircraft technicians. NHV will offer aircraft type-related training, initially focusing on the Airbus H145 D2/D3, Airbus H175, Airbus AS365N3 and Leonardo AW139. Thanks to a collaborative partnership with the... Read more

NHV wins 6 month Irish offshore contract

NHV wins 6 month Irish offshore contract

24-Mar-2021Source: NHV

NHV Group, a leading provider of B2B helicopter services, today announced a new contract with PSE Kinsale Energy Ltd in support of its decommissioning operations in the Celtic Sea. The transfer flights towards the Stena Spey drilling rig, about 50 km off the south coast of Cork, are expected to start in April 2021 for... Read more

Milestone Aviation and NHV Group expand partnership

Milestone Aviation and NHV Group expand partnership

5-Mar-2021Source: Milestone Aviation

The Milestone Aviation Group Limited (“Milestone”), a GECAS company and the global leader in helicopter leasing and NHV Group (“NHV”), a leading provider of B2B helicopter services, have announced an expansion of their partnership with the provision of two Airbus five-bladed H145 helicopters to support the operator’s contract with Germany’s Federal Armed Forces’ training program... Read more

NHV awarded contract by Allseas Engineering

NHV awarded contract by Allseas Engineering

5-Mar-2021Source: NHV

NHV Group today announced a new contract with Allseas to provide helicopter services in support of the Energinet Europipe II Branch Pipeline project. The weekly H175 flights will depart from NHV’s base in Esbjerg. The state-of-the -art H175 aircraft, an Airbus Helicopter’s Super Medium type is specifically designed to meet the evolving mission needs in... Read more

NHV Awarded Offshore Contract by Neptune Energy

NHV Awarded Offshore Contract by Neptune Energy

2-Feb-2021Source: NHV Group

NHV Group announced a new long-term contract with Neptune Energy in support of itsoffshore Seagull Field development. Under the initial eighteen months agreement, the H175 flights will depart from NHV’s base in Aberdeen to transport passengers to the drilling rig. The state-of-the-art H175 aircraft, an Airbus Helicopter’s Super Medium type is specifically designed to meet... Read more

NHV achieves ISO 9001:2015 Re-Certification

NHV achieves ISO 9001:2015 Re-Certification

21-Jan-2021Source: NHV

NHV are proud to announce that they have received its ISO 9001:2015 re-certification following a successful inspection earlier this month. The International Standards Organisation (ISO) is an independent body who maintain worldwide industrial and commercial standards and ISO 9001:2015 is international recognition awarded to organisations who continue to uphold an efficient and effective quality management system.... Read more

New home for NHV H155 Fleet

New home for NHV H155 Fleet

16-Dec-2020Source: NHV

NHV Group, a leading provider of B2B helicopter services,  announced the sale of its remaining H155 aircraft to HeliGlobe (Denmark). The brokerage company entered into the agreement on behalf of their client Air Greenland. The six aircraft will be delivered over a period of six months starting in the first quarter of next year. “This... Read more

NHV awarded H145 contract by German Air Force

NHV awarded H145 contract by German Air Force

10-Dec-2020Source: NHV

The German Armed Forces (Bundeswehr) have awarded NHV a contract for the provision and maintenance of three H145 aircraft in support of their Special Forces’ training program at Laupheim (HSG64). The one-year contract is foreseen to start in January 2021. In partnership with Milestone Aviation, NHV will provide two Airbus Helicopters H145D3 and one H145D2... Read more

NHV Group appoints Head of Commercial

NHV Group appoints Head of Commercial

20-Oct-2020Source: NHV

NHV Group has announced the appointment of Mr. Lars Skov as ‘Head of Commercial’, effective immediately. Lars Skov has extensive commercial experience, achieved in various executive and managerial positions in the sector over the last 25 years. His journey with NHV began in 2009 when he joined DanCopter A/S which was acquired by NHV along... Read more

NHV to increase hangarage at Aberdeen

NHV to increase hangarage at Aberdeen

20-Oct-2020Source: Vail Williams

Oil and gas helicopter service provider NHV Group has struck a deal to lease a 13,368 sq ft office and industrial unit next to Aberdeen airport. MOVING IN: NHV Group has sub-let the industrial unit at Dyce next to Aberdeen Airport from Survitec in a deal brokered by property consultancy Vail Williams LLP. The deal... Read more

NHV H175 fleet exceeds 40,000 FHRS

NHV H175 fleet exceeds 40,000 FHRS

17-Jul-2020Source: NHV

NHV Group is pleased to announce that its H175 fleet surpassed its first 40,000 flight hours. This significant milestone proves this super-medium-sized rotorcraft’s capabilities and reliability in highly demanding operations, especially the transportation of personnel and supplies to offshore oil and gas platforms. At present the worldwide H175 fleet has accumulated over 66,000 flight hours,... Read more

NHV awarded offshore contract by Shell UK and NAM

NHV awarded offshore contract by Shell UK and NAM

2-Jul-2020Source: NHV

NHV Group today announced a new long-term contract to provide helicopter services for Shell UK & NAM, starting July 1st 2020. Under the three- year agreement, daily flights will depart from NHV’s bases in Den Helder and Norwich to the Shell UK and NAM assets in the Southern North Sea (SNS). The contract facilitates the... Read more

NHV extends North Sea contract with Ithaca Energy

NHV extends North Sea contract with Ithaca Energy

15-Jun-2020Source: NHV

NHV Group, a leading provider of B2B helicopter services, today announced it has signed a five-year contract extension with Ithaca Energy (UK) Limited, providing aviation services to the Ithaca Energy Group’s operated FPF-1 installation, Alba, Captain and Erskine fields in the Scottish North Sea. The extension covers seven-day-a-week coverage and will start in January 2021.... Read more

NHV wins AW169 offshore contract from Blackpool UK

NHV wins AW169 offshore contract from Blackpool UK

5-May-2020Source: HeliHub.com

NHV Group today announced a new long-term contract with Spirit Energy to provide passenger transfer services in support of their East Irish Sea operations. The operations are expected to start in December 2020, and will be based at Blackpool (UK).  The contract is currently flown by Babcock MCS Offshore. Spirit Energy has a group of... Read more

NHV opens base in Midden-Zeeland

NHV opens base in Midden-Zeeland

30-Apr-2020Source: NHV

NHV has started its helicopter services in support of Ørsted’s Borssele 1+2 Offshore Wind farm. The flights depart from NHV’s recently installed base in Arnemuiden (Midden-Zeeland) to the Borssele Wind Farm, located 23 kilometres from Westkapelle in front of the Dutch coast. For the Midden-Zeeland operations, NHV has taken delivery of a brand new H145... Read more

NHV Group and Tropical Arctic Logistics sign Strategic Teaming Agreement

NHV Group and Tropical Arctic Logistics sign Strategic Teaming Agreement

28-Jan-2020Source: NHV

NHV Group, a leading provider of B2B helicopter services and Tropical Arctic Logistics Ltd (TAL), a Nigerian subsidiary of Baywood Integrated Group, specialized in logistics and flight services are pleased to announce that they have entered into a teaming agreement. The agreement is designed to allow both companies to jointly pursue strategic opportunities in Nigeria... Read more

UK AOC for NHV Group granted; new AW169 operating base at Blackpool in prospect?

UK AOC for NHV Group granted; new AW169 operating base at Blackpool in prospect?

30-Oct-2019Source: Robert Swan

The Belgian NHV Group announced on Monday 28th October that it had been granted a UK Air Operator’s Certificate (AOC) for its offshore operations from the UK. Six of the fleet of helicopters already based at Norwich and Aberdeen-Dyce had been re-registered from the Belgian register to NHV Helicopters Ltd on the British register by... Read more

NHV gains a UK Air Operator Certificate

NHV gains a UK Air Operator Certificate

28-Oct-2019Source: NHV

NHV Group, a leading provider of B2B helicopter services, today announced that it has gained an Air Operator Certificate (AOC) by the UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA). With this AOC, NHV again confirms its intention to strengthen its position in the UK offshore helicopter segment. The Group has currently inducted 7 aircraft under its UK... Read more

NHV Expands Executive Team

NHV Expands Executive Team

9-Jul-2019Source: NHV Group

The NHV Group, a leading provider of B2B helicopter services, today announced the appointment of Mr Thomas Hütsch to the role of Chief Operating Officer and member of the Executive Committee. With extensive management experience in aerospace spanning nearly three decades, Thomas Hütsch brings valuable leadership to NHV as the company is poised for international... Read more

NHV joins HeliOffshore

NHV joins HeliOffshore

14-May-2019Source: NHV

NHV is pleased to announce their membership in HeliOffshore, the global, safety-focused association for the offshore helicopter industry. Through collaboration with members, HeliOffshore is delivering an industry-wide safety program that is enhancing safety worldwide. The association consists of 120 member companies who are involved in an unprecedented collaboration that involves sharing data, agreeing work priorities... Read more

NHV awarded contract from Premier Oil

NHV awarded contract from Premier Oil

5-Apr-2019Source: NHV

The NHV Group announced a new long-term contract with Premier Oil to provide helicopter services to their North Sea assets. Daily flights with the H175 will depart from NHV’s base in Aberdeen for a period of 5 years. To further optimize its service, NHV will add another brand new H175 to its fleet in Aberdeen.... Read more

NHV gains 12th H175

NHV gains 12th H175

4-Apr-2019Source: NHV

The NHV Group today announced that it has taken delivery of its 12th H175 super-medium twin helicopter. The aircraft with registration OY-HVR was added to NHV’s base in Esbjerg, where the company now operates 6 helicopters of the same model in support of its clients’ offshore North Sea Operations. The event underlines the Group’s strategy... Read more

NHV awarded new contract with Ørsted

NHV awarded new contract with Ørsted

14-Jan-2019Source: NHV

The NHV Group today announced a new contract with Ørsted to provide helicopter services in support of the Borssele 1+2 Offshore Wind farm. The operations are expected to start in May 2020. Flights will depart from NHV’s base in Zeeland to the Borssele Wind Farm, located 23 kilometres from Westkapelle in front of the Dutch... Read more

NHV wins contract in Gambia with two H155s

NHV wins contract in Gambia with two H155s

29-Jun-2018Source: HeliHub.com

FAR Gambia Ltd have recently awarded offshore operator NHV a contract for the Provision of Helicopter Transport Services out of Banjul (Gambia).  The Belgian based operator has said that they will be using two H155s to cover the work required. Australian-owned FAR expanded its West African exploration portfolio in March 2017 in the offshore Mauritania-Senegal-Guinea-Bissau... Read more

NHV awarded offshore contract by Nautical Petroleum/Cairn Energy

NHV awarded offshore contract by Nautical Petroleum/Cairn Energy

4-Jun-2018Source: NHV

The NHV Group today announced a new contract with Nautical Petroleum, a wholly owned subsidiary of Cairn Energy LTD, to provide helicopter services in support of their upcoming drilling project at the Ekland Field. The operations are expected to start early summer. Flights will depart from NHV’s base in Aberdeen to the Ekland Field, which... Read more

NHV expands Executive Team

NHV expands Executive Team

4-May-2018Source: NHV

NHV, the provider of B2B helicopter services, today announced the appointment of Mr Brieuc Spindler to the role of Chief Operating Officer and member of the Executive Committee. With extensive management experience spanning nearly three decades, Spindler brings valuable leadership to NHV as the company is poised for international expansion. As COO, Brieuc Spindler will... Read more

NHV signs master FMP agreement with P&WC

NHV signs master FMP agreement with P&WC

1-Mar-2018Source: Pratt & Whitney Canada

NHV NV, the launch customer and fleet leader of the Airbus H175 helicopter powered by PT6C-67E engines, has signed a Fleet Management™ Program (FMP®) for these and other P&WC engines in its fleet. P&WC is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corporation (NYSE:UTX). “Our relationship with P&WC started in the very early days of NHV and... Read more

ENGIE and NHV win French Navy Dauphin MRO contract

ENGIE and NHV win French Navy Dauphin MRO contract

8-Dec-2017Source: ENGIE Ineo

The consortium formed by ENGIE Ineo (agent) and NHV (co-contractor), has won a maintenance and repair service contract for the Maintenance of Operational Condition (MCO) of Dauphin helicopters N fleet (SA 365N) and the realization of planned visits of the cells and engines of Dauphin Pedro and Panther. This 4-year contract, signed by the ‘Integrated... Read more

NHV H175 fleet reaches 8,500 flights in 3 years

NHV H175 fleet reaches 8,500 flights in 3 years

13-Oct-2017Source: NHV

Airbus Helicopters and NHV celebrate three years since the introduction of the H175 to the North Sea and strengthen their partnership to keep setting standards for offshore transport operations with super medium helicopters. NHV was the global launching customer of this platform, whose first two aircraft entered into service in December 2014. Since then the... Read more

Airbus and NHV celebrate three years flying H175s

Airbus and NHV celebrate three years flying H175s

9-Oct-2017Source: Airbus Helicopters

Airbus Helicopters and NHV celebrate three years since the introduction of the H175 to the North Sea and strengthen their partnership to keep setting standards for offshore transport operations with this super medium helicopter. NHV was the global launching customer of this platform, whose first two aircraft entered into service in December 2014. Since then... 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

NHV’s H175 fleet reaches 10,000 flight hours

NHV’s H175 fleet reaches 10,000 flight hours

2-Mar-2017Source: NHV

NHV Group and Airbus Helicopters are pleased to announce that NHV’s H175 fleet has logged its first 10,000 flight hours. This significant milestone proves this super-medium-sized rotorcraft’s capabilities and reliability in highly demanding operations, especially the transportation of personnel and supplies to offshore oil and gas platforms. The 10,000 hours have been accumulated by NHV’s... Read more

NHV awarded with offshore contract by Seaway Heavy Lifting

NHV awarded with offshore contract by Seaway Heavy Lifting

22-Feb-2017Source: NHV

The NHV Group today announced a new contract with Seaway Heavy Lifting (SHL) to provide helicopter services in support of their upcoming wind farm construction project at the Beatrice Offshore Wind farm. The 588MW, 84 turbine wind farm, will be situated in the Outer Moray Firth and is expected to power approximately 450,000 homes. The... Read more

NHV wins UK-based H175 contract with Ithaca Energy

NHV wins UK-based H175 contract with Ithaca Energy

30-Jan-2017Source: NHV

The NHV Group today announced a new contract with Ithaca Energy UK Ltd (Ithaca) to provide helicopter services in support of their upcoming drilling project at the Harrier Well in Block 30/6. The operations are expected to start Q2 2017. Flights will depart from NHV’s base in Aberdeen to the harrier well, which is approximately... Read more

Ardian-backed NHV Group taps Lafont as executive chairman

Ardian-backed NHV Group taps Lafont as executive chairman

20-Jan-2017Source: NHV Group

NHV Group, the Belgium-based helicopter transport services company, and Ardian the independent private investment company, its main shareholder since 2014, today announce the appointment of Dominique Lafont as Executive Chairman. The appointment comes following the recommendation by former Chairman of the Board Pascal Colombani, with Mr. Lafont having joined the board in 2015 as an... Read more

NHV opens new facilities in Aberdeen

NHV opens new facilities in Aberdeen

25-Oct-2016Source: NHV

NHV is pleased to announce the opening of a new hangar, apron and passenger handling facilities at their operational base at Aberdeen InternationalAirport. The construction works commenced in September 2015 and were completed in September 2016. The new double story passenger handling terminal incorporates all the facilities required to process offshore passengers including check in,... Read more

Helitech 2016: Strategic Challenges for the Offshore Helicopter Industry

Helitech 2016: Strategic Challenges for the Offshore Helicopter Industry

3-Oct-2016Source: Allan Blake

Helitech 2016 in Amsterdam, October 11-13, is taking place at a critical moment for the offshore helicopter industry: •    The industry has been shocked by a series of accidents including the second and continuing grounding within three years of about 180 large offshore helicopters (H225 and AS332L2) following the tragic H225 accident in Norway; •  ... Read more

NHV starts H175 operations out of Denmark

NHV starts H175 operations out of Denmark

23-Aug-2016Source: NHV

NHV has successfully started H175 helicopter operations in Denmark for our customer Maersk Oil, an international oil and gas company with whom we have a long-standing relationship. The contract entails provision of passenger and freight transport services to Maersk Oil installations in the North Sea from Esbjerg. NHV will provide a dedicated crew, technicians and... Read more

Russian CAA approves NHV maintenance facility

Russian CAA approves NHV maintenance facility

26-May-2016Source: NHV

HV and its Russian commercialization partner HELIATICA successfully obtained approval from the Russian Federal Aviation Agency (RFAA) for NHV’s maintenance facility in Ostend. This opens the door to the Russian market for NHV who already secured a first maintenance project for a Russian executive customer – 6-year inspection on Airbus Helicopters H155. NHV became the... Read more

NHV start operating two H175s out of Ghana

NHV start operating two H175s out of Ghana

12-May-2016Source: HeliHub.com

Belgian based operator NHV have recently taken two Airbus H175 helicopters out to Western Africa, and will be operating them from Ghana.  They will be based at Takoradi under contract to Tullow Oil, which has had interests in two exploration licences offshore Ghana since 2006. NHV now has two H175s based at Aberdeen in the... Read more

Airbus H175 reaches 3,000 hours

Airbus H175 reaches 3,000 hours

1-Mar-2016Source: Airbus

After little more than one year of operations, NHV have reached 3,000 flight hours with their H175 fleet, demonstrating the aircraft’s mission capability and reliability in oil and gas offshore transportation. Early February, the first H175 that entered service in December 2014, reached the 1,000 flight-hour milestone. “This milestone was easily achieved thanks to the... Read more

NHV starts in Aberdeen with two H175s

NHV starts in Aberdeen with two H175s

5-Jan-2016Source: NHV

NHV, a fast growing international helicopter operator, pursues its development by rolling out its strategic plan to become a sizeable, alternative player. Finally after five years we established our new base in Aberdeen. NHV is proud to announce that two Airbus H175 helicopters will reinforce the Aberdeen’s fleet. Being present in Aberdeen is very important... Read more

H175 to start UK-based offshore operations

H175 to start UK-based offshore operations

5-Oct-2015Source: HeliHub.com

Belgian based operator NHV have recently taken delivery of their third H175.  OO-NSD (Serial #5006) routed into the UK via their current base at Norwich on Tuesday 29th September before flying north to Aberdeen from where it is now based.  HeliHub.com understands a second H175 will join it in the coming weeks, ready to start... Read more

Airbus Helicopters H175 reaches 1,000 flight hours with NHV

Airbus Helicopters H175 reaches 1,000 flight hours with NHV

2-Sep-2015Source: Airbus

NHV Group has logged the first 1,000 flight hours with the H175, proving this super-medium-sized rotorcraft’s capabilities and reliability in highly demanding operations, especially the transportation of crews and supplies to off-shore oil and gas platforms – the primary mission for which it was designed. The 1,000 hours have been accumulated by NHV’s initial two... Read more

Dancopter North Sea contract ends 16 July

Dancopter North Sea contract ends 16 July

4-Jun-2015Source: EDP

The 20 pilots, five engineers and four operational staff work for DanCopter UK whose contract with Shell to fly personnel to and from North Sea platforms comes to an end on July 16. See Full Story... Read more

First two P&WC-powered EC175 helicopters delivered to NHV

First two P&WC-powered EC175 helicopters delivered to NHV

3-Mar-2015Source: P&WC

Two Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6C-67E-powered EC175 helicopters have been recently delivered to Belgian operator NHV (Noordzee Helicopters Vlaanderen). NHV, one of the launch customers for Airbus Helicopter’s new model, has started commercial operation with its first two EC175 helicopters in the North Sea in December 2014 which have already accumulated more than 300 hrs... Read more

EC175’s first months on the job: High availability with NHV

EC175’s first months on the job: High availability with NHV

20-Feb-2015Source: Airbus

First reports back from NHV about the EC175’s entry into service show that the helicopter is performing above expectations for a new aircraft, with 88 percent availability. Less than one week after NHV received their first two EC175s on December 11, 2014, the aircraft entered operation, performing oil & gas crew change missions in the... Read more

Airbus fleet passes 10 million flight hours on offshore ops

Airbus fleet passes 10 million flight hours on offshore ops

15-Jan-2015Source: Airbus

Utilized worldwide in some of the most challenging conditions, the deployed fleet of Airbus Helicopters rotorcraft in service for the oil & gas industry has accumulated more than 10 million flight hours as of the end of 2014. The milestone marks a new achievement in the 50-plus year history of heli-lift duties performed by Airbus... Read more

Netherlands retires SAR Agusta-Bell 412 fleet

Netherlands retires SAR Agusta-Bell 412 fleet

15-Jan-2015Source: Ministry of Defence

As of 1 January 2015, the Defence organisation has taken its characteristic yellow AB-412 search-and-rescue helicopters out of service. These helicopters, which flew for Defence Helicopter Command, are to be disposed of. Consequently, 303 Squadron, stationed at Leeuwarden Air Base, will be disbanded in the near future. During the course of 2014, the 3 Defence... Read more

Airbus hands over first two EC175s

Airbus hands over first two EC175s

11-Dec-2014Source: Airbus

A double-handover ceremony today marked Airbus Helicopters’ first deliveries of its new-generation EC175, with two of these 7-metric-ton category rotorcraft provided to NHV for oil and gas missions in the North Sea. The milestone EC175s will be utilized on core applications for which Airbus Helicopters developed this medium-sized rotorcraft: the airlift of crews and supplies... Read more

Airbus ready for first EC175 delivery on December 11

Airbus ready for first EC175 delivery on December 11

2-Dec-2014Source: Airbus

The delivery of the first EC175 is less than two weeks away, with Belgian operator Noordzee Helicopters Vlaanderen (NHV) to become the first customer to receive the next-generation medium-sized helicopter on December 11. Committed to delivering a mature helicopter, Airbus Helicopters has already put in place a broad range of support and services for the... Read more

NHV and Blueway to merge

NHV and Blueway to merge

29-Aug-2014Source: Blueway

NHV and Blueway are pleased to announce that they have signed a merger agreement to create a new top-tier player in the helicopter services industry. Following this transaction, NHV will buy Blueway’s stakes owned by Reiten & Co Capital Partners and Helicopter Transportation Group. The proposed transaction is conditional on receipt of required regulatory approvals,... Read more

EC175 launch customer NHV holds demo flights in Belgium

EC175 launch customer NHV holds demo flights in Belgium

30-May-2014Source: Airbus Helicopters

Following its successful demo tour in the North Sea, the EC175 headed to NHV in Ostende, Belgium for three days of demonstration flights. In total, five flights were held carrying passengers such as NHV shareholders, investors, and Search and Rescue pilots. Listen to Annabelle De Witte, HSE Manager for Senvion Benelux, Remco Siemerink, SAR base... Read more

Netherlands – Air BP inaugurates new fuel farm at Den Helder

Netherlands – Air BP inaugurates new fuel farm at Den Helder

6-Apr-2014Source: Air BP

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

NHV orders 6 more EC175s – taking total to 16

NHV orders 6 more EC175s – taking total to 16

25-Feb-2014Source: Airbus

Noordzee Helicopters Vlaanderen (NHV) has ordered six more Airbus Helicopters EC175s, increasing its acquisitions of the new-generation rotorcraft to 16. NHV is an EC175 launch customer, booking its first contract for 10 of the mid-sized, twin-engine helicopters in 2012. “We – NHV and our customers – having experienced the EC175’s performance first-hand, have full confidence... Read more

Bristow return two SAR S61s to UK at end of Dutch contract

Bristow return two SAR S61s to UK at end of Dutch contract

7-Feb-2014Source: HeliHub.com

Bristow Helicopters have now ferried both of their Sikorsky S61s back to the UK at the end of their SAR contract in the Netherlands. Earlier this year we reported that Belgian operator NHV had won the North Sea offshore SAR contract from Bristow and will operatetwo AS365N Dauphin helicopters from Den Helder Airport. Bristow ferried one... Read more

UK – Norwich Airport offshore operators face noise complaints

UK – Norwich Airport offshore operators face noise complaints

5-Jan-2014Source: EDP24

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.... Read more

NHV extends two French EMS contracts by 8 years

NHV extends two French EMS contracts by 8 years

14-Sep-2013Source: HeliHub.com

Belgian operator NHV have announced that they have retained the air ambulance contracts from Arras and Lille in Northern France. The company says that the award of this new contract demonstrates the continued confidence of their customers, noting that the Arras contract has been renewed for the third time since 2001, and the Lille for... Read more

NHV is looking for partners – but not for sale

NHV is looking for partners – but not for sale

5-Sep-2013Source: Express.BE

NHV has aspirations to expand into the Middle East and Far East, and into the windfarm market too.  Founders Eric Van Hal and Jef De Kinder are quoted as saying they are looking for business partners to aid the expansion, but are not looking to sell.  see full story... Read more

Heli-One secures multi-million-dollar PBH contract with NHV

Heli-One secures multi-million-dollar PBH contract with NHV

19-Jun-2013Source: Heli-One

Heli-One, the world’s largest independent provider of helicopter maintenance, repair and overhaul services, has today signed a long-term contract with aviation services company Noordzee Helikopters Vlaanderen (NHV) at the Paris Air Show. NHV operates in nine countries, serving the oil-and-gas industry and delivering emergency medical services and other missions.  Under the five-year contract, Heli-One will... Read more

UK Government reduces SAR bidders to three

UK Government reduces SAR bidders to three

1-Aug-2012Source: HeliHub.com

After the huge debacle of the previous round of bids (see £6bn UK SAR privatisation deal on hold – police investigate), the UK Government has announced the short-list of bidders going forward to provide SAR services around the British coastline for a 25 year period.  The successful bidder(s) will take over roles currently provided by... Read more

NHV acquires two EC155s from Bristow

NHV acquires two EC155s from Bristow

25-Jul-2012Source: HeliHub.com

HeliHub.com understands that Belgian operator NHV has acquired two Eurocopter EC155s from Bristow.  One – with UK registration G-ISSU – has already been delivered to NHV’s heliport close to Ostend Airport, and will presumably move to the local OO- register and be repainted yellow in the near future.  A photo of it on arrival in... Read more

French Navy returns second Dauphin to NHV

French Navy returns second Dauphin to NHV

1-May-2012Source: HeliHub.com

The French Navy has completed its lease of a AS365N2 Dauphin – and returned it to Belgian operator NHV.  The helicopter was noted outside NHV’s base at Ostend on Saturday, covered over and with its main rotor blades removed.  It is expected to be repainted back from the grey/red French Navy scheme to the standard... Read more

Belgian operator NHV orders ten EC175s

Belgian operator NHV orders ten EC175s

13-Feb-2012Source: Eurocopter

Eurocopter has expanded its EC175 order book with Noordzee Helikopters Vlaanderen’s 10-aircraft acquisition of this new seven metric ton-category helicopter. Deliveries of the EC175s will begin next year for Noordzee Helikopters Vlaanderen (NHV) and are to continue through 2015, with the rotary-wing aircraft equipped for missions that include transportation flights for the oil and gas... Read more

NHV Helicopters contracts with SaxonAir for offshore terminal

NHV Helicopters contracts with SaxonAir for offshore terminal

29-Sep-2011Source: SaxonAir

SaxonAir, part of the Klyne Aviation Group announces that they have agreed terms to provide helicopter facilities and associated passenger handling services to Belgian company NHV Helicopters at their new Business Aviation centre at Norwich International Airport. SaxonAir’s new £6.5m Business Aviation Centre was opened in May this year and offers dedicated offshore facilities. It... Read more

Belgian operator NHV wins contract in Ghana

Belgian operator NHV wins contract in Ghana

1-Mar-2010Source: Peace FM Online

Tullow Oil Plc, operators of the jubilee oil field in Ghana, has dropped the Ghanaian-owned Citylink airline company in favour of Noordzee Helikopters Vlaanderen (NHV) of Belgium... Read more

Blue Sky Network Chosen by NHV for Around-the-Clock Helicopter Location Monitoring and Comms

Blue Sky Network Chosen by NHV for Around-the-Clock Helicopter Location Monitoring and Comms

15-Apr-2009Source: Blue Sky Network

Belgian operator NHV has selected Blue Sky Network’s satellite tracking and communication solution for use aboard its work and transport helicopters, which include Dauphin, Explorer and Calibri models. These new technologies will help keep copter pilots and passengers safe and in constant communication with land and other air personnel as they work throughout the day... Read more

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