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. The cases are pending before the Honorable David R. Jones, and are jointly administered under Case No. 19-32713.

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Important Information & Dates

Plan and Disclosure Statement

A hearing to approve the adequacy of the Disclosure Statement and confirm the Plan (the "Combined Hearing") will commence on October 3, 2019, at 1:00 p.m. (prevailing Central Time), before the United States Bankruptcy Judge, in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Texas before the Honorable David R. Jones, Chief Judge, at 515 Rusk Street, Houston, Texas 77002.

The Court has established September 23, 2019, at 4:00 p.m. (prevailing Central Time), as the deadline for filing and serving objections to the Confirmation of the Plan and the adequacy of information in the Disclosure Statement (the "Plan Objection Deadline"). Parties entitled to vote on the Plan must do so in accordance with the Solicitation Procedures by September 23, 2019, at 4:00 p.m. (prevailing Central Time) (the "Voting Deadline").

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



Voting Deadline

4:00 p.m. (CT)

Plan Objection Deadline

4:00 p.m. (CT)

Confirmation Hearing

1:00 p.m. (CT)
3:15 p.m. (CT)
4:00 p.m. (CT)
4:00 p.m. (CT)
1:00 p.m. (CT)


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

Office of the United States Trustee

515 Rusk Street
Suite 3516
Houston, TX   77002
Phone: 713.718.4650
Fax: 713.718.4670

United States Bankruptcy Court, Southern District of Texas

United States Courthouse
515 Rusk Avenue
Houston, TX   77002
Phone: 713.250.5500


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