Rigby Group

Unleashing the potential in helicopter services


British International Helicopters (BIH) is Rigby Group’s aviation division. Providing a range of specialist and high-response services, we are trusted partner to government, emergency services and business.

BIH is a highly respected operator of medium and heavy aircraft, with particular expertise in offshore operations and the defence sector. The division enjoys long-term partnerships with both military and commercial clients, delivering a wide range of helicopter services in some of the world’s most challenging flying and environmental conditions.

In April 2016, BIH commenced a major contract to provide combined Search and Rescue and Support Helicopter Services in the Falklands for 10 years. The contract, serviced by BIH together with Airlift and Air Rescue Services, has a total value of £180m.

BIH also provides utility support contracts across many commercial sectors, including construction, media, national parks, Police and Air Ambulance capability, and commercial helicopter services.