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Employment with Era Helicopters

With over six decades of operation, Era is at the forefront of the oil and gas support industry with the most technologically advanced helicopter fleet. Today, Era currently employs more than 600 people in Alaska, the Gulf of Mexico, and various other locations throughout the world. Era headquarters are located in Lake Charles, Louisiana.

Era’s primary business is transporting personnel to the shallow and deepwater oil and gas fields in the Gulf of Mexico and Alaska. Era also supports fire fighting operations, operates flightseeing tours in Alaska, offers environmental support, and leases helicopters to third parties around the globe.

There is no substitute for professionalism, and we believe Era’s people are the best in the business. Era pilots, mechanics, and support personnel are committed to safety and service excellence. Each mission is backed by a team of pilots, mechanics and support crews that receive continuous training in their fields of expertise.

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Search and Rescue

Era Helicopters, through a teaming arrangement with Priority 1 Air Rescue Inc. (P1AR), now offers
FAA-approved full-service Search and Rescue (SAR)

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