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Bristow to cut eight pilot jobs

Bristow to cut eight pilot jobs

Eight pilots working in Shetland face losing their jobs, Bristow Helicopters confirmed this week.The news comes as Bristow, which operates the search and rescue (SAR) helicopter service in Sumburgh, as well as the oil and gas service at Scatsta, announced plans to axe 12 jobs across the country.... Read more...

Oscar Charlie name to stay

Oscar Charlie name to stay

0 comments, 25/04/2014, by in Headlines, News

For many years the name has been synonymous with helicopter search and rescue operations around Shetland. Hundreds of children have stared awestruck at the skies or during lifeboat gala days and the like with the words: "Look! It's Oscar Charlie!" So it was fitting that those two words will remain... Read more...

Helicopter turns back

Helicopter turns back

0 comments, 11/04/2014, by in News

A Sikorsky helicopter which was bound for Scatsta Airport was forced to turn back to a North Sea platform after its crew reported vibration in the airframe.The Bristow-operated S-92 had been heading from the Brent Delta platform to the isles at 12.15pm on Thursday when the incident happened.... Read more...

Public inquiry needed, says RMT

Public inquiry needed, says RMT

1 comment, 24/02/2014, by in Headlines, News

A public inquiry into offshore helicopter safety is still badly needed, despite new measures by the UK's Civil Aviation Authority to curb North Sea fatalities. General secretary of the RMT union, Bob Crow, said the CAA's recommendations failed to go far enough to allay safety fears in the sector. ... Read more...

Eastern takes over early as Flightline goes bust

Eastern takes over early as Flightline goes bust

05/12/2008, by in News

By JIM TAITEASTERN Airways has begun transporting offshore oil workers between Aberdeen and Shetland two months ahead of schedule, after the previous operator Flightline went into administration this week.Bristow Helicopters announced last month that Eastern Airways would run an interim con... Read more...