News: Press Releases

9 January 2017

Press Releases

Training Videos to Enhance Use of Automation

HeliOffshore has launched a set of automation training videos for use by its operator members, worldwide. The set of six videos demonstrate the offshore helicopter industry’s recommended practice for the use of automation. Gretchen Haskins, HeliOffshore chief executive officer, says advanced cockpit automation has enabled the offshore helicopter industry to operate in some of the…

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11 October 2016

Press Releases

IOGP and HeliOffshore strengthen cooperation to enhance offshore helicopter safety

Increased opportunity for members of both organizations to enhance safety Shared commitment to a global safety programme with focus on supporting crews and maintainers at the front line London, 11 October, 2016 – The International Association of Oil & Gas Producers (IOGP) and HeliOffshore, the global offshore helicopter industry association, strengthened today their cooperation with…

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19 September 2016

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Collaboration for safety reaches 100 members as major Russian operator UTair-Helicopter Services joins HeliOffshore

September 19, 2016 London, UK – HeliOffshore, the offshore helicopter industry’s safety-focused organisation, today confirmed its 100th member. Chief Executive Officer Gretchen Haskins described how the industry’s collaboration is enhancing safety, worldwide. “We are delighted to announce that major Russian helicopter operator UTair‑Helicopter Services has joined as our 100th member,” said Mrs. Haskins. “With the…

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16 May 2016

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PRESS RELEASE: Global Offshore Helicopter Industry to collaborate on ‘root and branch’ review of safety across the system

180 leaders participate in HeliOffshore’s second annual conference. Industry will complete a collaborative review of offshore fleet to enhance reliability and resilience in the system. Industry to accelerate implementation of enhanced terrain warning systems by end 2017 to increase warning time for pilots. May 16, 2016 Prague, Czech Republic – HeliOffshore Chief Executive Officer Gretchen…

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19 April 2016

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PRESS RELEASE: Global Helicopter Safety Association Appoints New Board Member

Mr. Cicero brings extensive helicopter industry expertise and safety leadership Replaces Mr. Tame as Babcock’s representative on the HeliOffshore Board 19 April 2016 London, England – HeliOffshore, the global association for safety in the offshore helicopter industry, announced today the appointment of Mr. Andrea Cicero to its board. Mr. Cicero, chief operating officer for Babcock…

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21 January 2016

Press Releases

PRESS RELEASE: Helicopter Industry Collaborates on Eye-Tracking Research to Enhance Flight Safety

The offshore helicopter industry’s unrelenting commitment to safety has again been demonstrated with the launch of collaborative research to further enhance pilot performance in the cockpit. A safety priority across the industry is to optimise the training and tools provided to offshore crews says Gretchen Haskins, chief executive officer of the global offshore helicopter association,…

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18 November 2015

Press Releases

Global Helicopter Safety Association Enhancing Safety through Best Practice and Industry-First Online Collaboration

Health and Usage Monitoring Best Practice developed for global offshore helicopter industry. World-leading helicopter experts collaborating in industry-first via “HeliOffshore Space”.

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2 October 2015

Press Releases

Global Helicopter Safety Association Appoints Operations Director

Francois Lassale brings extensive military and corporate aviation experience, augmenting HeliOffshore’s ability to identify, share and implement safety best practice in offshore helicopter transport.

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