Bristow Group Inc.

Case No. 19-32713

Case Background

On May 11, 2019, Bristow Group Inc. and seven (7) affiliated debtors (collectively, the "Debtors") each filed a voluntary petition for relief under Chapter 11 of the United States Bankruptcy Code in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Texas. Pursuant to an order of the Court dated December 17, 2019 [Docket Number 956], the cases of BHNA Holdings Inc, Bristow Alaska Inc, Bristow U.S. Leasing L.L.C.,  Bristow U.S. LLC, BriLog Lease Ltd., and Bristow Equipment Leasing Limited are now closed.  Bristow Group Inc. (Case No. 19-32713) is the sole remaining open case, and is pending before the Honorable David R. Jones.

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Important Information & Dates

Plan and Disclosure Statement

On October 8, 2019, the Bankruptcy Court entered an order approving the Disclosure Statement and confirming the Amended Joint Chapter 11 Plan of Reorganization. On October 31, 2019, the Effective Date of the Plan occurred.

Please click below to view and download documents related to the Plan and Disclosure Statement:

Plan and Disclosure Statement 

Deadline to File Claims

The Bankruptcy Court has set the following deadlines for filing proofs of claim against the Debtor:

  • General Bar Date: August 6, 2019, at 5:00 p.m. (CT)
  • Governmental Bar Date: November 7, 2019, at 5:00 p.m. (CT)

Click on "Submit a Claim" above to download a proof of claim form and for more information regarding filing a claim against the Debtor.

Hearing on First Day Motions

A hearing on the Debtors' First Day Motions was held on May 14, 2019, and a final hearing on certain First Day Motions was held on June 26, 2019. Please click below to view and download the Debtors' First Day Motions and Orders:

First Day Motions

First Day Orders


October 31 2019 Effective Date ______ Notice of (A) ... Add to Calendar
May 11 2019 __
May 14 2019 3:00 p.m. (CT)
June 26 2019 3:15 p.m. (CT)
July 22 2019 3:00 p.m. (CT)
August 6 2019 5:00 p.m. (CT)
August 21 2019 2:00 p.m. (CT)
September 23 2019 4:00 p.m. (CT)
September 23 2019 4:00 p.m. (CT)
October 3 2019 1:00 p.m. (CT)
October 31 2019 __
June 14 2021 9:30 a.m. (CT)
February 17 2022 1:00 p.m. (CT)
February 17 2022 1:00 p.m. (CT)
Omnibus Hearing Add to Calendar


Debtors' Counsel

  • Baker Botts L.L.P.

    2001 Ross Avenue, Suite 900
    Dallas, TX   75201
    Phone: 214.953.6500
    Fax: 214.953.6503

    James R. Prince
    Omar J. Alaniz
    Ian E. Roberts
    Kevin Chiu

  • Baker Botts L.L.P.

    30 Rockefeller Plaza
    New York, NY   10112
    Phone: 212.408.2500
    Fax: 212.408.2501

    Emanuel C. Grillo
    Chris Newcomb

Counsel to Creditors' Committee

  • Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP

    1177 Avenue of the Americas
    New York, NY   10036
    Phone: 212.715.9100
    Fax: 212.715.8000

    Douglas Mannal
    Anupama Yerramalli

United States Trustee and Court Information


Case Number Debtor Name Petition Date
Case Number 19-32713 Debtor Name Bristow Group Inc. Petition Date May 11, 2019
Case Number 19-32714 Debtor Name BHNA Holdings Inc. Petition Date May 11, 2019
Case Number 19-32716 Debtor Name Bristow Alaska Inc. Petition Date May 11, 2019
Case Number 19-32718 Debtor Name Bristow Helicopters Inc. Petition Date May 11, 2019
Case Number 19-32719 Debtor Name Bristow U.S. Leasing LLC Petition Date May 11, 2019
Case Number 19-32720 Debtor Name Bristow U.S. LLC Petition Date May 11, 2019
Case Number 19-32715 Debtor Name BriLog Leasing Ltd. Petition Date May 11, 2019
Case Number 19-32717 Debtor Name Bristow Equipment Leasing Ltd. Petition Date May 11, 2019