Rotortrade Announces Strategic Partnership with Bristow Group for Helicopter Acquisition and Divestment

Published On: March 9, 2023

Atlanta, March 2023 – Rotortrade, the leading global helicopter distributor, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Bristow Group Inc. (NYSE: VTOL), the global leader in innovative and sustainable vertical flight solutions, to collaborate on the acquisition and divestment of helicopters.

Rotortrade, with its extensive knowledge in sourcing, procuring, and reselling helicopters globally, is perfectly poised to support Bristow’s efforts in acquiring and divesting their helicopter assets. With a fleet of 230 aircraft, Bristow is the world’s largest commercial operator of AW139, AW189, and S-92 helicopters.

This strategic partnership enables Rotortrade to work with Bristow on the acquisition and divestment of helicopters in the future.

“Bristow Group is a well-respected leader in the aviation industry and we are honoured to have the chance to support them,” said Philippe Lubrano, CEO of Rotortrade. “Our shared commitment to excellence will make this a successful partnership for both organizations.”

About Bristow Group

Bristow Group Inc. is the leading global provider of innovative and sustainable vertical flight solutions. Bristow primarily provides aviation services to a broad base of major integrated, national, and independent offshore energy companies. Bristow provides commercial search and rescue (SAR) services in several countries and public sector aviation services such as SAR and other services on behalf of government entities. Additionally, the Company offers ad hoc helicopter and fixed wing transportation services. Bristow currently has customers in Australia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, the Dutch Caribbean, the Falkland Islands, Guyana, India, Mexico, the Netherlands, Nigeria, Norway, Spain, Suriname, Trinidad, the U.K., and the U.S. To learn more, visit our website at

About Rotortrade

Rotortrade is the leading global helicopter dealer and sole international distributor of Leonardo’s pre-owned helicopters. Its extensive network throughout the spectrum of the industry enables it to acquire and carry a broad fleet of aircraft from all major manufacturers providing its clients full end-to-end and fully secured services.

Rotortrade has 10 dealerships around the world with offices in Florida, Kuala Lumpur, London, Los Angeles, Melbourne, Mexico City, Marseille, Paris, Riyadh, Singapore, Sarajevo and Shanghai.

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