There is also an option to acquire 15 more to transport offshore oil workers and for possible search and rescue operations.
CHC, based in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, operates more than 240 aircraft in about 30 countries worldwide. CHC’s aircraft fleet currently includes 110 helicopters made by Sikorsky including 38 S-92 and 67 S-76® aircraft.
Deliveries of the first five new S-92 helicopters are scheduled for 2015 and the remaining four in 2016. If CHC exercises the options, those aircraft would deliver between 2015 and 2018.