Bristow has grown with the oil and gas industry, earning a reputation for safely transporting people and material to and from the rigs in conditions that can be quite inhospitable. The first civil helicopter transport company to work in the oil and gas industry, Bristow has provided exceptional transportation, production management and related services for more than 50 years. Today Bristow provides helicopter services from facilities around the world, transporting drilling and production crews offshore safely and efficiently. Our global presence and experience, together with our extensive, modern fleet of aircraft, provide operational and geographic flexibility that is unmatched in the helicopter industry.
In addition to providing helicopter transport services for energy companies and others, Bristow is a leader in search and rescue (SAR) services. Specially outfitted SAR helicopters operated by highly trained Bristow pilots have rescued more than 7,000 people in the U.K. alone. SAR helicopter service is currently provided in the Netherlands, Norway, Trinidad, Australia, Russia, Brazil and Canada.