Bristow Acquires Five Aircraft

Bristow Helicopters Nigeria has deepened its local operations with the acquisition of at least five additional aircraft.

The new equipment, which include the Sikorsky S76D & S92, the Leonardo AW139 & AW189 helicopters, and also the Embraer ERJ 145 Jet aircraft, are to provide more options and resilience to its operations, especially in the oil and gas industry.

Bristow is the first and currently the only operator of both the Sikorsky S76D and Leonardo AW189 helicopter in the offshore oil and gas market in Africa. It is also, currently, the only operator of the Sikorsky S92 aircraft type in Nigeria with well over 32,000 flight hours flown on this aircraft type in Nigeria since its introduction to the country in 2008.

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