GVHL to invest USD 26 million for three state-of-art choppers

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Mumbai, Mar 11 (UNI) Global Vectra Helicorp Ltd (GVHL), a part of UK-based USD 700 million Vectra Group, and India's leading offshore oil and gas air logistic company will induct two Bell 412 choppers for offshore operations and one EC 135 helicopter for onshore charters for its expansion strategy.

The EC 135 helicopter is due for delivery next month while the two Bell 412s would be inducted in the second half of 2008.

The company has invested USD 26 million to acquire these three state of the art helicopters, a release issued here today stated.

GVHL owns 24 helicoprters including the two new Bell 412s and the EC135. This fleet has multiplied GVHL's offshore support market share to more than 50 per cent.

The Bell 412 will operate for the company's current offshore clientele. This helicopter has seating capacity for seven excluding the two pilots, the release added.

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