Trinidad’s National Helicopter Service Limited (NHSL) celebrated the delivery of its first Sikorsky S-76D on January 31. The new helicopter, which is leased from Milestone Aviation, will be based at the company’s facility at Camden Airfield in Couva, Trinidad and Tobago, and will be devoted primarily to the use of multinational oil and gas producer Repsol. NHSL, formerly the air division (helicopter unit) of the Ministry of National Security, is a joint venture between the Government of Trinidad and Tobago and The National Gas Company of Trinidad and Tobago.
At the end of last month, Trinidad’s National Helicopter Service Limited (NHSL) celebrated the delivery of its first Sikorsky S-76D. According to Joshey Mabahir, the company’s general manager, the helicopter was among of the first to be delivered by the Stratford, Conn.-based airframer (Booth No. 2822) and possibly the first of the type to enter revenue service.
The Airports Authority of Trinidad and Tobago is in the process of accepting proposals from companies interested in operating the Executive Jet Centre, the FBO at Piarco International Airport on the island of Trinidad. The three-year-old facility, housed in the airport’s South terminal, features 8,400 sq ft of space, customs and immigration facilities, two VIP lounges with individual food preparation areas, two crew lounges, a conference room and staff rooms, and more than 700,000 sq ft of available ramp parking.