Bristow Group Announces Fiscal 2009 First Quarter Earnings Release and Conference Call Schedule

HOUSTON, July 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Bristow Group Inc. (NYSE: BRS), a leading provider of helicopter services to the offshore energy industry, announced today it will release financial results for its fiscal 2009 first quarter ended June 30, 2008, before the market opens on Wednesday, August 6, 2008. In conjunction with the release, Bristow has scheduled a conference call, which will be broadcast live over the Internet on Wednesday, August 6, 2008, starting at 10:00 a.m. EDT (9:00 a.m. CDT).

    What: Bristow Group Fiscal 2009 First Quarter Earnings Conference Call
    When: Wednesday, August 6, 2008, at 10:00 a.m. EDT (9:00 a.m. CDT)
    How:  Live via phone by dialing 1-800-218-0204 for domestic callers, or
          303-262-2137 for international callers, and asking for the Bristow
          Group call at least 10 minutes prior to the start time, or live over
          the Internet by logging on to the web at

A telephonic replay of the conference call will be available through August 20, 2008 and may be accessed by calling 1-800-405-2236 for domestic callers or 303-590-3000 for international callers, using the pass code 11116476#. A webcast archive will also be available at shortly after the call and will be accessible for approximately 90 days. For more information, please contact Donna Washburn at DRG&E at 713-529-6600, or e-mail


Bristow Group Inc. is the leading provider of helicopter services to the worldwide offshore energy industry based on the number of aircraft operated. Through its subsidiaries, affiliates and joint ventures, the Company has major transportation operations in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico and the North Sea, and in most of the other major offshore oil and gas producing regions of the world, including Alaska, Australia, Mexico, Nigeria, Russia and Trinidad. For more information, visit the Company's website at

     Linda McNeill
     Investor Relations
     (713) 267-7622

SOURCE Bristow Group Inc.