Omni Táxi Aéreo has signed a contract with Total E&P for passenger transportation and medical evacuation (medevac) coverage in Lapa’s Field, at Santos Basin.
Two H225 aircraft will be used, with capacity to carry up to 19 passengers. The flights will departure from Jacarepaguá Airport in Rio de Janeiro and are expected to occur six to nine times per week.
The contract will support Total’s operation in oil production and drilling, through offshore and 24-hour aeromedical transportation to the company, in its first asset in production operating in Brazilian Pre-Salt.
The contract also marks the return of the Airbus H225 to operation, after its suspension in May 2016. After several improvements on the main gearbox and monitoring the critical systems, the aircraft was approved to return to operations by all International Air Force Authorities in July, 2017.