GHS Joined BARS Safety Program
Germany’s Global Helicopter Service GmbH (GHS) joined the Flight Safety Foundation BARS (Basic Aviation Risk Standard), to improve safety in operations involving remote and hazardous environments
GHS, May 09, 2017 - Global Helicopter Service GmbH (GHS) is the 150th aircraft operator to join the BARS Program (Basic Aviation Risk Standard) and GHS is the seventh European operator to achieve BARS registration and second German operator.
The Flight Safety Foundation has established a global aviation safety standard designed to improve safety in operations involving remote and hazardous environments. The program aims to raise aviation safety standards assisting resource companies with the management of aviation risk for their personnel.
GHS was recently audited and accredited with BARS registration. This standard is recognized by many professional organizations worldwide.
“We are proud of joining the BARS Program,” said GHS CEO Dominik Goldfuss. “It will contribute to our continuing improvements to our operation standards being monitored by highly experienced aviation auditors and evaluated against a worldwide industry-developed aviation standard.”
Global Helicopter Service GmbH was founded in January 2014 and entered the market as a new — but highly-motivated German helicopter service provider, with a well-founded background. Its services include complete operational support in commercial helicopter air transport and related maintenance.
GHS has a strong track record operating humanitarian and mission critical helicopters, especially in West and Central Africa for the United Nations/World Food Program (UN/WFP), Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors without Borders (MSF) and other end users.
About Global Helicopter Service: GHS was founded in 2014 by an experienced management team to provide helicopter services for the oil/gas/mining, non-profit and government sectors. Since its establishment, GHS has operated helicopter contracts supporting oil/gas operations in Sudan, the UN/WFP in Nigeria, MSF in Sierra Leone and the UN/WFP in Sierra Leone, amongst other contracts and operations.