Quarterly report pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

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3 Months Ended
Mar. 31, 2020
May 01, 2020
Cover [Abstract]    
Document Type 10-Q  
Document Quarterly Report true  
Document Period End Date Mar. 31, 2020  
Document Transition Report false  
Entity File Number 1-35701  
Entity Registrant Name Era Group Inc.  
Entity Incorporation, State or Country Code DE  
Entity Tax Identification Number 72-1455213  
Entity Address, Address Line One 945 Bunker Hill Rd., Suite 650  
Entity Address, City or Town Houston,  
Entity Address, State or Province TX  
Entity Address, Postal Zip Code 77024  
City Area Code 713  
Local Phone Number 369-4700  
Title of 12(b) Security Common Stock, par value $0.01 per share  
Trading Symbol ERA  
Security Exchange Name NYSE  
Entity Current Reporting Status Yes  
Entity Interactive Data Current Yes  
Entity Filer Category Accelerated Filer  
Entity Small Business false  
Entity Emerging Growth Company false  
Entity Shell Company false  
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   21,525,383
Entity Central Index Key 0001525221  
Current Fiscal Year End Date --12-31  
Document Fiscal Period Focus Q1  
Amendment Flag false  
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2020