Norrlandsflyg

Swedish Government takes over SAR from Norrlandsflyg

Swedish Government takes over SAR from Norrlandsflyg

27-Oct-2011Source: Nordic Rotors

On Tuesday, 1 November, the Swedish Maritime Administration will take over the operational responsibility for the search and rescue helicopters in Sweden. The take-over will be executed through a governmental acquisition of all the stocks in Norrlandsflyg’s parent company Scandinavian Helicopter Invest (SHI) through the national Maritime Administration. The acquisition is made in order to ensure... Read more

Accident Board criticizes Swedish SAR

Accident Board criticizes Swedish SAR

22-Jul-2011Source: Nordic Rotors

In a recently published incident report the Swedish Accident Investigation Board (Statens Haverikommission, SHK) aims criticism at the Swedish helicopter search and rescue (SAR) organization. The report itself deals with a ship incident that occurred on 2 December 2008. The RORO cargo/passenger vessel M/S Sea Wind was en-route from Turku (Finlad) to Stockholm (Sweden) when... Read more

Norrlandsflyg contract with Saab for S76 technical services

Norrlandsflyg contract with Saab for S76 technical services

4-Jul-2011Source: Saab

Defence and security company Saab has received an order from Norrlandsflyg AB, who are purchasing technical services for their helicopter fleet through a call-off contract. Norrlandsflyg AB are responsible for all contracted Swedish sea rescue operations on behalf of the Swedish Maritime Administration and is responsible for the helicopter ambulance operations in the Västra Götaland... Read more

Norrlandsflyg appoints new CEO

Norrlandsflyg appoints new CEO

31-Mar-2011Source: Norrlandsflyg

Johan Eckerstein have from March 1, appointed the new managing director of helicopter operator Norrlandsflyg AB. John succeeds Frederick Skanselid, which related to a change in ownership has decided to leave the CEO’s responsibility. Frederick persist for some time as ‘Accountable Manager’ but leaves in the spring of the Company (an Accountable Manager is legally... Read more

Swedish military to take over SAR – civil S76 contract with Norrlandsflyg ending

Swedish military to take over SAR – civil S76 contract with Norrlandsflyg ending

21-Mar-2011Source: Nordic Rotors

The Swedish Maritime Administration has now decided how to ensure a long-term national sea and air rescue service. This means that the helicopter operations will be gradually incorporated into the Maritime Administration. The reason is to safeguard the availability of rescue helicopters for sea and land operations on a longer term. The Maritime Administration is... Read more

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