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Old 30th Dec 2016, 15:31
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WHT? North Sea Helicopter Spins on Helideck During Emergency Landing - Oil and Gas News
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Old 4th Jan 2017, 13:29
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UKCS Apache contract

No redundancies after CHC Helicopter loses Apache contract - BBC News
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Old 4th Jan 2017, 19:23
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Slightly off thread, but the obvious question is who has got the Apache contract? Big loss for CHC.
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Old 4th Jan 2017, 21:25
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Slightly off thread, but the obvious question is who has got the Apache contract? Big loss for CHC.
My personal guess is the yellow ones....
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Old 5th Jan 2017, 00:50
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Not quite the same view in this article.



CHC will be badly hit by the loss of the Apache contract. Looking back through CHC's flight history on their website, Apache flights accounted for 27% of CHC’s Aberdeen flights in December 2016 and 17% of CHC’s UK wide North Sea flights during the same period.

The move is expected to have a dramatic impact on CHC’s UK operations and further deepen the on-going financial issues facing CHC Group. It is unlikely the organisation will be able to secure enough new work to allow operations to continue as normal after the contract expires and CHC will be forced to look at measures to offset the loss of revenue.
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Old 5th Jan 2017, 08:33
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Ignore anything written by Oil and Gas People. Pure sh1t stirring Aberdoom gutter journalism.....
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Old 5th Jan 2017, 08:58
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Quote..... "This accounts for less than a fifth of its business"

Wow, things must be rosy if you are not worried about losing around 20% of your business.........
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Old 5th Jan 2017, 09:24
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Some think BRS have won, I think NHV.
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Old 5th Jan 2017, 12:54
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The info I heard is that Apache refused to get specialist advice (they don't have an air advisor) and were only interested in whichever operator spoke to them last. BRS seem to have filled that gap but Apache have a reputation for not paying that well so this might be a case of BRS picking up market share but not profit.

Most metrics would have the 175 very slightly ahead of the 189 on technical assessment so obviously something to consider if BRs do win it with a 189. As Mitchaa says, Airbus have a reputation issue.
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Old 5th Jan 2017, 18:51
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Don't forget BRS hold the Apache contract in Australia last time I looked. if NHV get it then forget everything I just wrote
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Old 5th Jan 2017, 22:06
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The shine will soon wear off BRS, Apache will be happy to go back to CHC after 12 months.
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Old 6th Jan 2017, 06:01
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Thought it was Sqid with those chips nowadays?!
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Old 13th Jan 2017, 08:50
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The bleeding continues.

https://www.energyvoice.com/oilandga...toil-contract/
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Old 13th Jan 2017, 08:55
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I imagine a lot of the engineers and pilots will move across the street to the new operator for the Statoil contract?
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Old 13th Jan 2017, 09:22
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It is the Norwegian way.
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Old 13th Jan 2017, 19:28
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Perfect time to have to retire at 65 after 30+ yrs with Okie/CHC!
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Perfect time to get an A320 rating.
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Old 17th Jan 2017, 20:30
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CHC Closes Bergen Base

CHC Helicopter Closes Norwegian Base

CHC Helicopter Closes Norwegian Base 17 Jan, 17, Source: HeliHub.com
CHC has had to close down their base in Bergen, Norway after losing the contract with Statoil to Bristow. The resulting closure will leave 100 workers unemployed, reports Offshore Energy Today. Statoil has stated that after April last year, when a CHC-operated Super Puma crashed and killed all on board, they would never use Super Puma helicopters again.

As reported on "Helihub"
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Old 18th Jan 2017, 10:04
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The news services carry "breaking news" for days on end. I do not read every section of this forum so missed that information reported that long time ago day of 13 Jan. That is only 5 days ago.

No worries, let folks post news as they see fit. OK, digging up things from years ago is a bit lame, but current events are just that.

Stay cool folks.

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Old 19th Jan 2017, 07:43
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I have heard from sources in the far East that the last CHC Global Pilot in Thailand finished his final day today.

Estimates vary, but there seem to be only 30 (+/-) pilots left in CHC Global, which is below the critical mass required for a union AFAIK (affiliated group - maybe.) It may be the case, that there are now actually more people employed in HR than there are flying helicopters in that group.

How many Global bases are left? One? Two? Hardly a circumstance worthy of the term "Global"

Absorption of Global, and re-branding cannot be far away. Best of luck to the remaining Hummingbirds.

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