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Air Partner and Baines Simmons to exhibit at Offshore Europe 2017

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Air Partner will be exhibiting at Offshore Europe this year, joined by Baines Simmons. The conference is recognised as Europe’s largest Exploration & Production event and will take place on 5 - 8 September in Aberdeen. Air Partner will be exhibiting at stand 1E20 and experts from the team will be available to talk about the group’s extensive Oil & Gas offering, from both a Broking and Consulting perspective. Those who visit the stand will be in with a chance to win a Samsung Galaxy tablet.

Air Partner has worked in the industry for over 50 years. It has a long track record of providing energy companies with the timely and cost-effective logistical solutions they need, while also giving them the flexibility that is so important in such a changeable sector. Charter services include crew rotations, time critical freight lifts and emergency evacuations, while Baines Simmons offers a full suite of advisory and training solutions to meet the safety and compliance challenges of the industry, including bespoke airworthiness audits and Air Operator Safety Assessment (AOSA) services.

Baines Simmons’ expertise in the Oil & Gas sector was demonstrated in the successful development and delivery of an Integrated Safety Management System (ISMS) in partnership with an Offshore Oil & Gas Helicopter Operator. The client had tasked Baines Simmons with the enhancement and improvement of its existing Safety Management system.

The Baines Simmons team developed bespoke training material, which was used over a 2-day introductory course that provided a revision of SMS concepts and an understanding of the importance of human factors and error management.

Following this successful outcome, the client went on to request safety management continuation training for the entire management team, and developed a Line Operations Safety Audit (LOSA) programme as a result of attending a Baines Simmons Academy training course on this subject.

Bob Simmons, Director at Baines Simmons, commented: “We are very excited to be exhibiting at this year’s Offshore Europe, and look forward to sharing our industry expertise with those attending. Safety and compliance are among the foremost considerations for Oil & Gas companies, and we are committed to provided unparalleled consultancy and training services in these areas.”

Clive Chalmers, Air Partner’s Trading Director, said: “From transporting vital cargo to flying out crew to remote oilfields, our comprehensive range of air charter services make us a natural choice for Oil & Gas clients looking for a “one-stop shop”. Due to the industry’s precise operating demands, exacting time considerations and safety protocols, it is of the utmost importance that energy companies work with specialists that truly understand their aviation needs and can be relied upon to deliver time and time again.”

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