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

HOUSTON, May 7 /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 fourth quarter and year-ended March 31, 2009, before the market opens on Thursday, May 21, 2009. In conjunction with the release, Bristow has scheduled a conference call, which will be broadcast live over the Internet on Thursday, May 21, 2009, starting at 10:00 a.m. EDT (9:00 a.m. CDT).

         What:  Bristow Group Fiscal 2009 Fourth Quarter Earnings
                Conference Call
         When:  Thursday, May 21, 2009, at 10:00 a.m. EST (9:00 a.m. CDT)
         How:   Live via phone by dialing 1-877-941-2332 for domestic callers,
                or 480-629-9723 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 June 4, 2009 and may be accessed by calling 1-800-406-7325 for domestic callers or 303-590-3030 for international callers, using the pass code 4072528#. 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.