The Integrated Aviation Consortium (IAC) has issued a five-year contract to Bristow Helicopters for offshore oil support in the UK North Sea. The deal, which carries a five-year option, calls for Bristow to serve as lead management contractor for rotorcraft services from Scatsta Airport in the Shetland Islands. Bristow will also handle airport management and fixed-wing services for IAC, which is made up of six oil companies—BP, CNR Intl, Fairfield Energy, Petrofac, Shell and TAQA. Under an arrangement with Bristow, Eastern Airways will provide fixed-wing flights for IAC.
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