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ABOUT BRISTOW GROUP INC.
Bristow Group Inc. is
the leading global industrial aviation services provider offering helicopter transportation, search and rescue (SAR) and aircraft support services, including maintenance, to government and civil organizations worldwide. Bristow has major
transportation operations in the North Sea, Nigeria and the U.S. Gulf of Mexico, and in most of the other major offshore oil and gas producing regions of the world, including Australia, Brazil, Canada, Russia and Trinidad. Bristow provides SAR
services to the private sector worldwide and to the public sector for all of the U.K. on behalf of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency. For more information, visit bristowgroup.com.
ABOUT COLUMBIA HELICOPTERS, INC.
Helicopters is the global leader in heavy-lift helicopter operations and trusted expert in maintenance, repair and overhaul services. The company owns, operates and maintains a fleet of Columbia Model 107-II
Vertol, Columbia Model 234 Chinook, and Columbia Model CH-47D Chinook helicopters. These aircraft are operated around the world, providing passenger and cargo services to customers and in various end-markets. In addition, Columbia Helicopters supports commercial and government operators with a comprehensive range of responsive life-cycle support and MRO services, from tip to tail, in the hangar or in the
field maintenance. Columbia Helicopters holds the Type and Production Certificate for the Columbia Model 234 Chinook and Type Certificate for Columbia Model 107-II Vertol. Columbia Helicopters also holds a
Restricted Category Type Certificate for the Columbia Model CH-47D Chinook. Columbia Helicopters is a factory-authorized service center for the Honeywell T55-714, a
NAVAIR-approved MRO facility, and also provides total logistics support for the GE T58 and CT58 engines. To learn more, visit http://www.colheli.com/.
FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS DISCLOSURE
Statements contained in this news release include forward-looking statements (including statements made pursuant to the safe harbor provisions
of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These statements include, but are not limited to, statements that address our expected future business and financial performance, expectations regarding the proposed combination of Bristow
Group and Columbia Helicopters, the ability to complete such combination, including the ability to satisfy all closing conditions, the anticipated benefits of such combination and the ability to achieve them, on the expected timeline or at all, the
ability to obtain the required financing in connection with the transaction, and other statements identified by words such as will, expect, believe, anticipate, estimate,
should, intend, plan, potential, predict, project, aim, hope, predict, and similar words, phrases and expressions, although not all
forward-looking statements include such words, phrases or expressions. It is important to note that actual results could differ materially from those projected in such forward-looking statements. Factors that could cause events or results to differ
materially from those anticipated include but are not limited to the following: the ability to complete the proposed combination of Bristow Group and Columbia Helicopters, including the ability to satisfy all closing conditions, on the expected
timeline or at all, the ability to achieve the anticipated benefits of such combination, on the expected timeline or at all, the ability to obtain the required financing in connection with the transaction; fluctuations in the demand for our
services; fluctuations in worldwide prices of and supply and demand for oil and natural gas; fluctuations in levels of oil and natural gas production, exploration and development activities; the impact of competition; actions by customers and
suppliers; the risk of reductions in spending on industrial aviation services by governmental agencies; changes in tax and other laws and regulations; changes in