Everett News & Updates

Dec 2016

NAIROBI 14th DECEMBER 2016 - Everett Aviation today announces the award of a major new contract to provide helicopter medevac services to the UK Ministry of Defence for the British Army Training Unit in Kenya (BATUK).

At peak periods the contract will engage three of Everett’s BK117 helicopters in medevac configuration. The contract is for three (3) years, with an extension option for a fourth year.

“As a regional operator, we are absolutely delighted to have secured this significant contract in the face of serious competition from large international players” said Simon Everett, CEO. “We have supported the British Army for a number of years and we look forward to building an ever stronger relationship as we serve them over the coming months and years. As a Kenyan company, we are equally pleased that this contract will enable us to maintain our commitment to local content and employment which has always been of paramount importance to our Company.” Everett continued. 

Everett has established a new operating base at Nanyuki in Kenya to support the BATUK mission. Operations commenced on December 1st 2016.

 

Everett BK117 at Nanyuki, Kenya, December 2016. Photo courtesy of Marc Bridgman

Nov 2016

Everett welcomes Ian Robinson as Head of Engineering. Ian brings to the Company 37 years of aviation maintenance experience, predominately in the rotary sector. Ian started his engineering career in the UK Royal Air Force before moving into the commercial sector and gaining licenses on a wide range of helicopter types including the S76 family, AS365, Agusta 109, MD900, BK117 series and EC135. 

Oct 2016

Everett website re-vamp in progress. Check back regulalry for new features and information about the Company.

Oct 2016

Everett is recruiting. We're looking for BK117 licensed engineers & pilots. Check our Careers page for more information.

Sep 2016

Everett is pleased to announce the addition of a Lake Sea Wolf Search & Recovery aircraft to the fleet. This aircraft is able to provide inshore search, drop rescue equipment or carry out marine patrol / enforcement missions.

everett lake seawolf - search  assist aircraft

Apr 2016

Everett Aviation is pleased to welcome Duncan Moore who joins as Chief Operating Officer, from Bristow Group.

Dec 2015

Everett concludes the year having carried 6105 passengers and conducted 672 offshore oil & gas flights from the new Dar es Salaam facility.

Nov 2014

Everett is proud to announce the opening of its new fully integrated aviation operations & maintenance facility in Dar es Salaam. This best in class facility features a ~2400m2 hangar, a range of workshops & secure stores area suitable for base maintenance, a~7421m2 ramp / apron, a separate VIP handling facility totalling ~880m2 and ~2946m2 of office accommodation.

everett hq dar es salaam

Jan 2014

Everett is proud to announce commencement of AW139 operations for Statoil on a 2 ¼ year contract. We will be providing 3 x AW139 helicopters with our partner, Bristow. The helicopters are operating on the Everett AOC with 2 aircraft in crew change configuration and 1 full SAR.

aw139s  ec145

Aug 2013

Everett is pleased to announce agreement with TAA (Tanzania Airports Authority) to develop our new hangar, offices and flight operations facility at JNIA

Jun 2013

Everett Aviation became a member of the European Helicopter Operators Committee (now Helioffshore). The Committee was established to promote and encourage the exchange between members, manufactures and regulators relating to issues of concern to the offshore helicopter industry. Everett Aviation is one of only two members from Africa (www.helioffshore.org).

Jun 2013

Everett announces re-location of UN mission. After 3 successful years of operation, our UN mission to Iraq operating 2 AMPS equipped BK117s has successfully relocated to Mogadishu, Somalia. The IL 76 aircraft relocated the helicopters and equipment to the new base within a 3 day period.

Feb 2013

Everett appointed distributor for FLIR systems Inc. Everett Aviation has been using FLIR products for many years in support of surveillance and search and rescue. Everett and FLIR believe that the opportunities for these products in the East Africa region is significant (www.flir.com)

Sep 2012

Everett announces new facilities – Mtwara, Tanzania. Everett Aviation has established a 1200sqm hangar facility in Mtwara to provide a support base to offshore helicopter services off the coast of Tanzania and Mozambique. Mtwara is at the Southernmost point of Tanzania close to the Mozambique border. The facility includes substantial hangarage, passenger handling facilities including x-ray and passenger screening and self-sufficient JETA1 fuel supplies.

Aug 2012

Everett adds to its fleet a twin-engine Baron 58 as logistical support to cover regional movements of crew and material.

Mar 2012

Everett has retired its last remaining single engine helicopter, the AS350-B2. Going forward, Everett will be operating an all twin engine fleet currently comprising the AS355-N, BK117-C1, BK117-C2 (EC145), AS365-N2 and one EC155-B1.  

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