CHC Orders 20 EC225s

 - November 1, 2011, 9:00 AM

Offshore oil and gas operator CHC Helicopter has ordered 20 Eurocopter EC225 Super Puma medium twins and taken options on four more, with deliveries scheduled for 2012 to 2016.

The helicopters will fly in the UK, Norway, Australia and Brazil. By 2016, CHC could by flying as many as 50 EC225s. Meanwhile, Vietnam’s Southern Service Flight ordered a third EC225 and took an option for another. Entry into offshore service is planned for early in 2013.