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Bristow Announces Scatsta Contract Award

11th November 2008 - 04:50 GMT | by The Shephard News Team


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Bristow Helicopters can confirm that it has awarded the interim contract for the Integrated Aviation Consortium, which transports offshore workers from Aberdeen to Scatsta in Shetland, to Eastern Airways.

The contract will run from February 7, 2009 until June 30, 2010. The permanent contract is currently due to go out to tender at the end of November 2008.

A spokeswoman for Bristow Helicopters said: "We are looking forward to a successful partnership working with Eastern Airways on this important service."

An Eastern Airways spokesman said: "We are very pleased to have been awarded this important contract for the Integrated Aviation Consortium (IAC). We are looking forward to working with Bristow Helicopters and the IAC as this further strengthens our position providing reliable services to support the needs of the North Sea oil and gas industry."

Bristow is the leading provider of helicopter services globally, working together from facilities on every continent around the world to offer a wide range of services. Through our brand names, Air Logistics and Bristow Helicopters, together with several joint ventures and affiliates, we provide helicopter transportation, maintenance, search and rescue, and related services to the offshore oil and gas industry as well as other business sectors. Our global presence includes an extensive fleet of more than 550 small, medium and large aircraft that currently operate 300,000 flight hours annually in support of customer operations. Bristow also provides pilot training through Bristow Academy. It is one of the leading schools for helicopter flight training worldwide and is accredited by the ACCSCT and approved by the FAA and JAA.


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