Bristow Group Inc. (VTOL) last week announced renaming of Aeróleo division to Bristow. The largest operator of offshore helicopter services committed to remain focused on current activities in Brazil. The company will continue supporting oil and gas industry and providing vertical lift solutions to the companies across the country.

Bristow is present in the Brazilian market for more than 40 years. It is a key player for providing industrial aviation services fulfilling affiliated support needs. Serving oil and gas industry, Bristow has been providing its customers with outstanding transportation, aircraft support and search and research (SAR) services. Customers attached to the company include independent Brazilian oil and gas companies. Those also include several international companies involved in exploration and production projects in the country. Petróleo Brasileiro S.A.– Petrobras is also among one of Bristow’s key clients.

In the face of demanding market situations, Bristow is standing firm in Brazilian market with its strong presence. Our fleet comprises of modern aircrafts including the AW139. We remained offering customers with those up to date aviation services. And safety of strong services is matchless, Bristow’s Country Manager for Brazil, Diego Medeiros said. It is advantageous to be a part of the larger Bristow family. It helps us bring global expertise and modern aviation solutions while operating a fleet of 300 aircrafts, Medeiros added.

Company’s Senior Vice President, Chief Commercial Officer, Samantha Willenbacher counted Brazil as important market in company’s portfolio. Brazil plays significant role in Bristow’s global expansion plans and development of future strategies. Bristow is the largest operator of S-92, AW139 and AW189 helicopters in the world. With this we continue serving our customers with state of the art vertical flight solutions. And will remain striving to work with more of the customers fulfilling all their rotary needs, she said.