Indonesia's PT Travira Air to Buy S-76D™ Helicopters as it Expands Offshore Oil Business

 Indonesia's PT Travira Air to Buy S-76D™ Helicopters as it Expands Offshore
                                 Oil Business

PR Newswire

LANGKAWI, Malaysia, March 26, 2013

LANGKAWI, Malaysia, March 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Sikorsky Aircraft Corp.
today announced that it has entered into agreements to sell two S-76D™
helicopters to PT Travira Air, a Jakarta, Indonesia-based charter airline
company. Sikorsky, a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX), made
the announcement from the Langkawi International Maritime & Aerospace
Exhibition. 

(Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130326/NE83928 )
(Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20060403/SIKORSKYLOGO )

The purchase of the two S-76D aircraft represents the latest addition to the
company's fleet but also represents the launching of the S-76D helicopter in
Southeast Asia. 

Sikorsky expects to deliver the S-76D helicopters in 2015. The helicopters
will be used in part of an offshore oil configuration project with which PT
Travira Air is associated.

"PT Travira Air's decision to select Sikorsky's S-76D is both an important
step in our customer's growth, and a milestone for Sikorsky as we begin
introducing the S-76D to the Southeast Asia market," said Robert Kokorda,
Sikorsky's Vice President of Sales & Marketing. "We congratulate PT Travira
Air on its decision. We wish the company well as it expands its offerings to
the offshore oil industry."

The company currently has a fleet of eight S-76^® aircraft.

In 1983, the company began direct helicopter operations with four S-76As for
offshore oil projects. Since the onset of this project, the company has grown
to become a very successful offshore helicopter operator. Its work in
Indonesia is with such companies as Conoco Philips, BP, BHP, Newmont Mining,
Chevron, Carigali Hess/Petronas, Niko Resources Canada, Murphy Oil,
Amanresorts, ENI Italy and Adaro. Since 1999, the company has moved into fixed
wing aircraft to support both offshore oil aircraft as well as charter VIP
flights. 

Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., based in Stratford, Conn., is a world leader in
helicopter design, manufacture and service. The company's mission statement
reflects its long commitment to safety and innovation: "We pioneer flight
solutions that bring people home everywhere... every time™." United
Technologies Corp., based in Hartford, Conn., provides a broad range of high
technology products and support services to the aerospace and building systems
industries.

SOURCE Sikorsky

Website: http://www.sikorsky.com
Contact: Sikorsky media contacts: Marianne V. Heffernan, Phone: 203-386-4373,
mheffernan@sikorsky.com; Paul Jackson, Phone: 203-386-7143,
Paul.Jackson@sikorsky.com
 
Press spacebar to pause and continue. Press esc to stop.