The end of EC225 Super Puma helicopters in the North Sea has resulted in Babcock taking a £120million charge as it reshapes its oil and gas business.
Investigators have said no one will face criminal prosecution over a fatal helicopter crash off Norway two years ago due to a “lack of evidence”.
An Aberdeenshire MP has said a public inquiry into offshore helicopter travel is “not necessary” amid union concerns over safety.
Union officials have backed Airbus’ efforts to make its global fleet safe in the wake of a fatal Super Puma helicopter crash in Norway.
Airbus says Norway helicopter crash not preventable, despite similarities with fatal north-east accident
Helicopter maker Airbus said today it could not have prevented a fatal Super Puma crash in Norway two years ago despite similarities with an accident which killed 16 people near Peterhead in 2009.
Norwegian investigators will publish their final report into a fatal offshore helicopter crash today.
Offshore union Unite has renewed calls to ban the Super Puma from the North Sea at a major conference in Aviemore.
A North Sea helicopter boss has said the market is “moving on” from Super Puma aircraft.
A trade union official has said North Sea oil companies would face a “battle with their workforce” if they want to start using Super Puma helicopters again.
Offshore unions will meet Scotland’s Transport Minister next week as part of their campaign to keep Super Puma helicopters grounded.
The Scottish Parliament is to hear about issues over confidence in controversial Super Puma helicopters – branded by one union chief as a “flying coffin”.
Union boss says North Sea workers prepared to strike if ‘flying coffin’ Super Puma returned to service
The Scottish head of Unite said thousands of North Sea workers would be urged to strike if the controversial Super Puma returned to service.
Helicopter manufacturer Airbus is “actively considering” the possibility of putting CEO Guillaume Faury in a offshore H225 work flight situation in response to an online petition.
More than 500 people have joined a call for the chief executive of a helicopter firm to take a flight in a controversial H225 chopper, in the same conditions as the offshore workforce.
A union has repeated its calls for controversial Super Puma helicopters to remain grounded.
The chief executive of Airbus Helicopters underlined his faith in the H225 Super Puma by taking a flight in one of the aircraft today.
The results of a survey into the possible North Sea homecoming of controversial offshore helicopters are to be made public, it is understood.
UK aviation watchdogs have issued the terms and conditions of the possible North Sea homecoming for controversial offshore helicopters.
Oil giant BP has ruled out using controversial offshore helicopters in the North Sea until a root cause is discovered for a fatal crash off Norway that killed 13 people.
A survivor of the 2013 Super Puma crash has told of his shock after hearing about plans to bring the helicopter back into service.
Controversial offshore helicopters are to have a flight ban lifted in the UK and Norway, paving the way for a return to the North Sea.
Airbus has told helicopter operators to carry out rigorous checks on aircraft gearboxes following last year’s fatal crash in Norway.
Investigators today confirmed that last year’s fatal North Sea helicopter crash off Norway was caused by a “fatigue fracture” in one of the Super Puma 225s gears.
Super Puma 225 flying restrictions will not be lifted based on the findings of a new report into last year’s fatal helicopter crash in Norway.
Divers have found a “vital” missing part from a Super Puma helicopter that crashed in Norway last year, killing 13 people.
Europe’s aviation safety body has ordered another round of inspections on the gearboxes of Airbus 225 helicopters.
The boss of troubled Super Puma maker Airbus has insisted that the helicopter has an important role to play in the future of the North Sea.
The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has issued an Airworthiness Directive (AD) for EC 225 helicopters.
Helicopter operator CHC said it believed it was "prudent" to examine technical data and interim measures "first-hand" before considering resumption of H225 flights for North Sea operations.
A plane spotter has captured what could be the final flights of EC225’s taking workers to and from the North Sea.