Latin America (LAM)

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Latin America (LAM)

CHC’s history providing helicopter transport in Latin America dates back to 1992. Formally Brazilian Helicopter Services (BHS), the company partnered with CHC to further expand its capabilities throughout the region. With its regional headquarters in Rio de Janiero, we provide transportation for oil and gas operators across Brazil. We have served a number of Brazil’s largest oil and gas companies, including as Petrobrás, ExxonMobil, Transpetro, El Paso, CGG Veritas, Transocean, Noble, Brasdril, BP, Saipem, Pride, Navis Drilling, Queiroz Galvão, WesternGeco, and more. We currently operate the AW139, S-92 and variants of the S-76 fleet types in accordance with CHC’s global fleet experience and standards.

Our experience that includes providing the first search and rescue operation supporting oil and gas in Uruguay as well as flying for customers in Suriname, the Falkland Islands, and more. CHC is certified by ANAC (National Civil Aviation Agency), according to RBHAC 135 and RBHA 145. We also provide our own maintenance certified by RBHA 145 that allows us to ensure high aircraft availability throughout the region.

Regional Director: Carlos Barroso Madaleno
Regional Sales Manager: TBD
BHS-Brazilian Helicopter Services Taxi Aereo S.A.
Av. Embaixador Abelardo Bueno
199 sala 202 - Barro
Cep 22775-040 – Rio de Janeiro – RJ, Brasil
Tel: +55 21 2189-0050

Carlos Madaleno

Carlos Madaleno
Regional Director, Latin America (LAM)

Mr. Madaleno began his role as regional director for Latin America (LAM) in May 2019. He joined CHC in 2017 as the sales director for LAM, bringing more 14 years of experience developing and managing partnerships with International Petroleum Companies (IPC), Petrobras and National Oil Companies in Latin American countries. Carlos holds a degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Federal University of Itajubá (UNIFEI), an MBA in project management from the Getúlio Vargas Foundation, and an MBA in Business Management from IBMEC.