Omni Taxi Aereo

Omni adds four H175s for new Petrobras contract

Omni adds four H175s for new Petrobras contract

9-Aug-2021Source: HeliHub.com

Brazilian operator Omni is expanding after winning new work from national oil company Petrobras. Omni will soon have an active fleet of five Airbus H175 helicopters, one delivered into Brazil in September 2020 for an earlier contract and four currently in transit for the new contract. The four being added consist of two leased from... Read more

New AW139 lasts just two weeks with Omni in Brazil

New AW139 lasts just two weeks with Omni in Brazil

7-Jun-2021Source: HeliHub.com

A newly delivered AW139 had an accident during a night training flight last week which will likely lead to the aircraft being declared a write-off. Delivered new from the US production line in Philadelphia, PR-OTF was ferried between 10 and 17 April through to the Omni base at Macapa in north-east Brazil. A week later,... Read more

02-Jun-21 PR-OTF Leonardo AW139 Ocean Courage rig, Brazil

02-Jun-21 PR-OTF Leonardo AW139 Ocean Courage rig, Brazil

2-Jun-2021

Helicopter ended on its side after a landing on an offshore rig during a night training flight.  The crew suffered light injuries and evacuated the aircraft.   The offshore deck fire crew were on hand and extinguished a small fire which was causing smoke, but no flames. Helios photo... Read more

Airbus H175 to bolster Omni’s oil and gas operations in Brazil

Airbus H175 to bolster Omni’s oil and gas operations in Brazil

28-Sep-2020Source: Airbus Helicopters

Omni Taxi Aereo, Brazil’s leading oil and gas transport company and part of OMNI Helicopters International group (OHI), becomes the first operator to introduce the H175 in Brazil. The aircraft has arrived in Brazil, where it will perform cargo load and passenger transport missions for the country’s key oil and gas industry. “The H175 offers... Read more

COVID-19 – Omni adapts four aircraft to transport suspected cases of COVID-19

COVID-19 – Omni adapts four aircraft to transport suspected cases of COVID-19

31-Mar-2020Source: Omni Táxi Aéreo

Omni Táxi Aéreo adapted aircraft to transport workers in the Oil and Gas sector with suspected COVID-19. The measure aims to offer companies operating in the sector the safety of its passengers and crew of aircraft. The AW139 and S76C+ helicopters were adapted as sanitary aircraft to transport passengers with suspected flu or cold, with... Read more

Omni starts another PGS contract with both S76 and AW139

Omni starts another PGS contract with both S76 and AW139

17-Mar-2020Source: Omni Táxi Aéreo

Omni Táxi Aéreo recently started another contract with PGS, a reference company in the Seismic area, for its Offshore passengers transportation and MEDEVAC coverage. This is Omni’s sixth contract with PGS, for whom the company has been providing air transportation services in helicopters for over 15 years, reinforcing brand confidence and an excellent relationship between... Read more

Omni performs its first international operation in Latin America

Omni performs its first international operation in Latin America

10-Feb-2020Source: Omni Táxi Aéreo

Omni Táxi Aéreo (OTA) is supporting Karoon in its drilling campaign in block Z38, in Peru. This will be OTA’s first international operation, transporting passengers from the city of Tallara to the Marina 1 well, in the Tumbes basin, approximately 110 km from the base of operations. Two S76C ++ aircraft were moved from Rio... Read more

Omni Táxi Aéreo picks Skytrac for Real-Time HUMS and Satellite Push-to-Talk solutions

Omni Táxi Aéreo picks Skytrac for Real-Time HUMS and Satellite Push-to-Talk solutions

4-Feb-2020Source: SKYTRAC

OMNI Táxi Aéreo has selected SKYTRAC to provide both Real-Time Health and Usage Monitoring System (HUMS) and Satellite Push-to-Talk (PTT) solutions on nine AW139s currently engaged in services contracts with PETROBRAS, the largest multinational Brazilian producer of oil and gas, to become the country’s first AW139s equipped with the industry-leading technology. “SKYTRAC has an excellent... Read more

Omni signs 24 month contract with Constellation Oil

Omni signs 24 month contract with Constellation Oil

13-Sep-2019Source: Omni Taxi Aereo

Omni Taxi Aereo recently signed a contract with Constellation Oil Services, leading company in drilling sector, to transport its offshore passengers. This agreement was signed after Omni was one of the winners in a bid launched in October 2018. The agreement provides the use of medium, super medium and large aircraft. The agreement is expected... Read more

Omni reaches over 100,000 hours flown in AW139 aircraft

Omni reaches over 100,000 hours flown in AW139 aircraft

23-Aug-2019Source: Omni Táxi Aéreo

Omni recently exceeded 100,000 hours flown in AW139 aircraft, a milestone in the company’s history. This helicopter model represents the ultimate in the offshore market, featuring low vibration and noise levels, integrated instruments that enable highly safe flights and the ability to comfortably carry 12 passengers with excellent safety standards. Omni entered the first AW139... Read more

Omni Táxi Aéreo awarded for most distant Offshore flight ever made in Brazil

Omni Táxi Aéreo awarded for most distant Offshore flight ever made in Brazil

22-Aug-2019Source: Omni Táxi Aéreo

During the Labace event, which occurred from August 13th to 15th, Omni was awarded by Leonardo Helicopters, one of the world’s leading helicopter manufacturers, for the historic performance of the most distant flight ever made from the Brazilian coast. This flight was performed by a Leonardo Helicopters aircraft, model AW189 (using a belly tank), to... Read more

Waypoint Delivers 2 helicopters to Omni

Waypoint Delivers 2 helicopters to Omni

15-May-2017Source: Waypoint Leasing

Waypoint Leasing (Ireland) Limited (“Waypoint”), the largest independent global helicopter leasing company, today announced that it has delivered a Sikorsky S-92 and S-76C++ to Omni Taxi Aero (OTA) to be used in support of charter contracts within the offshore oil and gas sector in Brazil.  Both aircraft were previously operated by CHC and returned as... Read more

Omni Helicopters launches JV in Nigeria

Omni Helicopters launches JV in Nigeria

13-Feb-2017Source: OHI

Omni Helicopters International S.A. (“OHI”), parent of Brazil’s leading offshore aviation specialist Omni Taxi Aéreo S.A. (“OTA”), and Omni Blu Aviation Ltd. (“Omni Blu”), the independent provider of aviation services in Nigeria, today announced their strategic alliance to launch, promote, and develop Omni Helicopters Nigeria (“OHN”). OHN will make use of OHI’s technical expertise, access... Read more

Milestone Leases S-92 to Omni Táxi Aéreo

Milestone Leases S-92 to Omni Táxi Aéreo

18-Nov-2016Source: Milestone Aviation Group

“Omni was Milestone’s first lessee, and we are excited to mark our sixth anniversary with the lease of another S-92 to support their work with Petrobras,” said Milestone President Daniel Rosenthal. “Milestone prides itself on being a long-term partner with operators around the world, and we work hard to provide flexible solutions to assist our... Read more

Omni does sale and leaseback deal with Waypoint

Omni does sale and leaseback deal with Waypoint

15-Dec-2015Source: HeliHub.com

Waypoint Leasing have announced that they have closed on a multi-aircraft agreement with Omni Helicopters International S.A. (“OHI”), a strategic partnership between Stirling Square Capital Partners and Omni Group.  The aircraft are operating for Omni Taxi Aereo (OTA), Brazil’s largest helicopter service operator to the offshore industry by fleet size.   All aircraft operate in support... Read more

Heli-One to prepare pair of S61s for Omni Taxi Aereo

Heli-One to prepare pair of S61s for Omni Taxi Aereo

9-Oct-2015Source: Heli-One

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada – Heli-One, the world’s largest independent provider of maintenance repair and overhaul (MRO) services, has been selected by OMNI Aero Taxi Aereo SA to provide its leading helicopter MRO services on two Sikorsky S-61N aircraft that will fly customers to and from onshore oil and gas installations in Brazil. In order... Read more

Omni signs for four AW139s and five AW189s

Omni signs for four AW139s and five AW189s

26-Feb-2014Source: AgustaWestland

AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company, is pleased to announce that Omni Helicopters International Group (OHI) has signed a contract for a total amount of nine helicopters including four AW139 intermediate twin-engine and five AW189 8.3 ton helicopters in offshore configuration. The contract completes the framework agreement which included a total requirement for 13 AW139s and adds... Read more

Brazil – Omni and Aeroleo are last to resume EC225 operations

Brazil – Omni and Aeroleo are last to resume EC225 operations

20-Dec-2013Source: Eurocopter

With the resumption of EC225 commercial flights by BHS Helicopter, OMNI and Aeróleo Taxi Aéreo in Brazil, all operators using this Eurocopter helicopter around the globe have now reinstated service. The EC225 oil and gas fleet’s return-to-service began in July 2013 in Angola, and now has been completed with all three Brazilian operators back in... Read more

Omni takes delivery of three AW139s

Omni takes delivery of three AW139s

19-Aug-2013Source: AgustaWestland

AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company, is pleased to announce that OHI Group took delivery of three AW139 helicopters equipped for offshore transportation on 8th August 2013 at the AgustaWestland Philadelphia factory in the USA. The aircraft are now being self ferried from Philadelphia to Brazil where they will enter service later this month. This latest delivery... Read more

07-Aug-13 PT-YSM Sikorsky S76A Macae, Brazil

07-Aug-13 PT-YSM Sikorsky S76A Macae, Brazil

7-Aug-2013

Engine fire.  YouTube video shows parked S76, rotors stationary, with smoke billowing from the engine compartment.  Two crew departed the aircraft without injury – no passengers appeared to be on board... Read more

31-Jul-13 PR-OMD Sikorsky S76C++ Goytacazes, Brazil

31-Jul-13 PR-OMD Sikorsky S76C++ Goytacazes, Brazil

31-Jul-2013

Landing gear failure offshore – emergency landing made soon after making landfall... Read more

Omni signs for two more AW139s

Omni signs for two more AW139s

17-Jun-2013Source: AgustaWestland

AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company, is pleased to announce that OHI Group has signed a contract for an additional two AW139 intermediate twin-engine helicopters. These aircraft, which will be assembled at the AgustaWestland plant in Philadelphia, USA, will be used for offshore transport operations. This latest contract, part of a multi-year agreement, brings the total number... Read more

Ex-Im Bank finances Brazil-bound AW139s

Ex-Im Bank finances Brazil-bound AW139s

4-Dec-2012Source: Ex-Im Bank

The Export-Import Bank of the United States (Ex-Im Bank) announced today it will guarantee financing to support the export of U.S.-made helicopters to Brazil. This marks the first time the Bank has financed high-tech AW139 helicopters destined to be operated by Omni Taxi Aereo (OTA) of Rio de Janiero, Brazil. Omni Helicopters International S.A. (OHI)... Read more

06-Jun-12 PR-OMV Eurocopter EC225 Macae, Brazil

06-Jun-12 PR-OMV Eurocopter EC225 Macae, Brazil

6-Jun-2012

Brand new aircraft.  Fell onto side on landing from 50ft on third attempt at landing.  2POB.  Co pilot had bruises only, Pilot not injured... Read more

Omni receives first of four EC225, and orders six more

Omni receives first of four EC225, and orders six more

20-Apr-2012Source: Eurocopter

Eurocopter has delivered the first from an initial contract for four EC225 helicopters to OMNI Helicopter International (OHI). During this occasion, OHI also placed a second order for six additional aircraft of this type, bringing to ten the total number of EC225s that they will operate for oil & gas missions in Brazil. Delivered in... Read more

Stirling Square invests €40M in Omni Helicopters

Stirling Square invests €40M in Omni Helicopters

29-Nov-2011Source: Stirling Square

Stirling Square Capital Partners [“Stirling Square”], the pan-European private equity firm focused on transformational cross-border transactions, today announced a €40m growth capital investment into Portugal-based Omni Helicopters International S.A. [“Omni” or “the Company”]. Based in Lisbon, Omni is the helicopter services specialist that was recently de-merged from the broader aviation group Omni Aviação SGPS S.A.;... Read more

Milestone Aviation Group announces $205M of Helicopter Lease transactions

Milestone Aviation Group announces $205M of Helicopter Lease transactions

6-Mar-2011Source: Milestone Aviation Group

Milestone Aviation Group, the first global specialty finance company focused exclusively on the helicopter and private jet markets, announced today $205 million in transactions. With this announcement, which was made at the Helicopter Association International Heli-Expo, Milestone has closed on 20 new and pre-owned helicopters totalling $141 million as well as signed Letters of Intent... Read more

Heli-One signs new MRO contracts in Brazil

Heli-One signs new MRO contracts in Brazil

27-Jan-2011Source: Heli-One

Heli-One continues to cement its reputation as a major maintenance support company in the Brazilian helicopter market after agreeing to provide new tip-to-tail power-by-the-hour (PBH) and upgrade services to a number of Brazilian offshore operators. Heli-One was chosen to provide tip-to-tail PBH services to Omni Taxi Aereo Brazil’s S76C++ fleet and to Omni’s additional S61... Read more

Milestone closes first helicopter lease – two S76s for Omni Taxi Aereo

Milestone closes first helicopter lease – two S76s for Omni Taxi Aereo

7-Oct-2010Source: Milestone Aviation Group

Milestone Aviation Group, the first global specialty finance company focused exclusively on the helicopter and private jet markets, today announced that it has closed its first transaction with Omni Taxi Aereo of Brazil. Milestone is providing 100% lease financing to Omni to allow the Brazilian operator to add two new Sikorsky 76C++ to their growing... Read more

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