British International Helicopters

Type: Company
Name: British International Helicopters
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

Visitors to Scilly 'rise by 6,000'

British International Helicopters blamed falling passenger numbers and rising costs for the end of the service to the Isles of Scilly in 2012 The number of people travelling to the Isles of Scilly is up 4.5% on last year.The Isles of Scilly Steamship ... [Published BBC - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 08 2014 - Updated Sep 08 2014 - 1 reports

Balfour Beatty to sell Blackpool Airport

BLACKPOOL, England - Balfour Beatty, which purchased Blackpool Airport in 2008, said that its strategy had changed and it wants to end its involvement in running regional airports.The day to day management of Blackpool is in the hands of Regional & City ... [Published ETurboNews - Sep 08 2014]
First reported Sep 04 2014 - Updated Sep 04 2014 - 1 reports

Island helicopter link 'could reopen'

A helicopter link from Penzance to the Isles of Scilly could be reopened, a Cornish MP has announced.St Ives MP Andrew George said talks were progressing well for passenger helicopters to return in 2015.Tourism operators on Scilly said the price of a ... [Published BBC - Sep 04 2014]
First reported Sep 02 2014 - Updated Sep 02 2014 - 1 reports

Coventry Airport tycoon swoops to buy charter airline

Rigby Group’s aviation division completes second acquisition this summerSir Peter RigbyCoventry Airport boss Sir Peter Rigby has announced another major aviation deal after buying a South West private airline firm.Rigby Group’s aviation division has completed ... [Published Coventry Telegraph - Sep 02 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Plans for heliport at Plymouth City Airport are scrapped

Comments (0)Plans for a heliport at Plymouth City Airport won't go ahead, the man behind the scheme has said.Sir Peter Rigby, founder of the Rigby Group which owns Exeter Airport, wanted to open a heliport at the closed Plymouth airport.The group, which ... [Published Plymouth Herald - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Exeter Airport owner Rigby Group targets growth after takeover of...

Exeter Airport owner the Rigby Group Plc has strengthened its presence in the South West by snapping up Capital Air Charter Ltd.The acquisition by Rigby Group Plc’s aviation division for an undisclosed sum follows a year in which the group has invested ... [Published Exeter Express and Echo - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Could AgustaWestland meeting bring a new Penzance to Scilly...

An AgustaWestland AW189, this one in the colours of operators Bristow.Comments (0)A meeting is due to take place in Penzance next week to discuss the potential reinstatement of a helicopter service to the Isles of Scilly.Graham Cole, chairman of the helicopter ... [Published The Cornishman - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 17 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

Helicopter manufacturer AgustaWestland eyes Scilly link

| Updated: 16:02 EST, 17 August 2014The return of a helicopter service connecting the Scilly Isles to mainland Britain has taken a step closer after advisers PwC delivered a report into the viability of reinstating the air link which closed in 2012.Helicopter ... [Published Mail Online UK - Aug 17 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 1 reports

Rigby Group appoints head of M&A

Rigby Group has appointed investment banker Edouard Carlone as its new head of M&A. Carlone joins the group from UBS , where he specialised in M&A and corporate development for the past 14 years. PRESS RELEASE Rigby Group Plc, the parent company ... [Published PE Hub Blog - Jul 09 2014]

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"The weather drives those new visitors, they fall in love with Cornwall and it's a lot easier to get them back in when the weather is not so good."
Mr George said: "When I asked AgustaWestland last year to help with plans to re-establish the service I was encouraged by their willingness to engage."
Sir Peter Rigby, chairman and chief executive of Warwickshire-based Rigby Group, said: "Regional aviation is vitally important to the economic development of regions, not just in the UK but across the world. I am delighted to welcome everyone at Capital Air Charter to our fast growing team."
"I am delighted to welcome everyone at Capital Air Charter to our fast growing team."

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Visitors to Scilly 'rise by 6,000' [Published BBC - Sep 12 2014]
Balfour Beatty to sell Blackpool Airport [Published ETurboNews - Sep 08 2014]
Island helicopter link 'could reopen' [Published BBC - Sep 04 2014]
Coventry Airport tycoon swoops to buy charter a... [Published Coventry Telegraph - Sep 02 2014]
Plans for heliport at Plymouth City Airport are... [Published Plymouth Herald - Aug 29 2014]
Rigby Group swoops for Capital Air Charter [Published Insider Media Limited - Aug 28 2014]
Exeter Airport owners acquire Capital Air Chart... [Published Western Morning News - Aug 27 2014]
Latest deal for Rigby Group as it buys Capital ... [Published Birmingham Post - Aug 27 2014]
Exeter Airport owner Rigby Group targets growth... [Published Exeter Express and Echo - Aug 27 2014]
Could AgustaWestland meeting bring a new Penzan... [Published The Cornishman - Aug 19 2014]
Helicopter manufacturer AgustaWestland eyes Sci... [Published Mail Online UK - Aug 17 2014]
Rigby Group appoints head of M&A [Published PE Hub Blog - Jul 09 2014]
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