Era Group and Bel Air Aviation enter teaming agreement
HOUSTON, Sept. 12, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- We are happy to announce that today Era Group and Bel Air Aviation have entered into a teaming agreement.
This new agreement means that the helicopter services offered by both companies will be further strengthened through a close cooperation. As the biggest commercial operator of AgustaWestland helicopters worldwide, Era will add fleet and support to the cooperation while Bel Air Aviation will contribute with operational and technical services for customers in Europe and particularly within the North Sea area. With the combined strengths and expertise of the two companies, we will be able to offer even better helicopter services to our customers with high flexibility, a very strong helicopter capacity and a reinforced base ensuring high expertise and knowhow within the helicopter industry.
Chris Bradshaw, President and Chief Executive Officer at Era Group
“We are excited to announce this new commercial partnership with Bel Air Aviation, a company that shares Era’s core focus on safety and quality. We look forward to working together with Susanne and her team to deliver flexible helicopter fleet solutions to customers in Europe.”
Susanne Hessellund, Owner and Managing Director at Bel Air Aviation:
“We are really happy and excited that this teaming agreement has been made possible and we are convinced that this collaboration with Chris and the entire Era team will result in even more opportunities and higher flexibility to our customers since both our companies share the same fundamental values and prioritize safety, flexibility and reliability to ensure dedicated and customized service.”
About ERA Group
With 70 years of experience, Era is one of the largest helicopter operators in the world and the longest serving helicopter transport provider in the U.S. Era’s helicopters are primarily used to transport personnel to, from and between offshore oil and gas production platforms, drilling rigs and other installations. In addition, Era’s helicopters are used to perform emergency response services, firefighting, utility, VIP transport and other services.
About Bel Air Aviation:
Bel Air Aviation A/S was established in 1994 and is the only Danish owned offshore helicopter company servicing Oil & Gas and Wind. Bel Air has its main base at Esbjerg Airport and operates offshore flights to oil and gas installations as well as vessels and wind farms in the North Sea, Black sea and Baltic sea.
Bel Air is also AW189 fleet leader and the official Leonardo Helicopters Service Centre for AW139 and AW189 helicopters. Apart from inhouse service of helicopters, our highly skilled Maintenance team can also travel to assist our customers.
Released September 12, 2018