Union officials have backed Airbus’ efforts to make its global fleet safe in the wake of a fatal Super Puma helicopter crash in Norway.
A ground-breaking study to ensure North Sea workers could escape from helicopter windows has been recognised with a prestigious award.
Scotland’s transport minister is undecided on whether to support calls for an independent public inquiry into North Sea helicopter safety.
Helicopter operator Babcock saw profits fall into the red as a result of the downturn in oil and gas and pressure from lower operating costs.
Safety checks have been ordered on certain models of North Sea helicopters after a loose bolt was found which could lead to the in-flight loss of control of the aircraft.
An official probe has revealed that two helicopters, which were carrying offshore workers, were forced to take action to avoid a collision off the coast of Aberdeen this year.
A coastguard captain who learned her trade in Aberdeen has died after a Sikorsky S92 rescue helicopter crashed into the Atlantic off Ireland.
A coastguard helicopter has gone missing off the west of Ireland.
An offshore helicopter with 21 people on board triggered an emergency response at Aberdeen International Airport yesterday morning.
Training for the new Emergency Breathing System (EBS) will be rolled out next month ahead of fast-tracked rules for implementation of the safety measures which come into force in January.
A helipad on stilts could be the solution to a Lochaber town's emergency helicopter problem.
Concern about the lack of a permanent helipad in the Outdoor Capital of the UK, which attracts thousands of adventure visitors, might soon be allayed.