Tag: Airbus Helicopters

Airbus signs order with LCI and SMFL for 21 latest generation helicopters

Airbus Helicopters, LCI and Sumitomo Mitsui Finance and Leasing Company, Limited (SMFL), have announced an order for up to 21 of the latest generation helicopters. The major new order from LCI and SMFL’s joint venture leasing operation, SMFL LCI Helicopters (SMFLH), consists of 14 firm orders p...

Airbus Helicopters and SKYCO Leasing sign for six H175 helicopters

Airbus Helicopters and SKYCO International Financial Leasing Co., Ltd., a state-owned enterprise belonging to China's Guangdong Province, have signed a contract for six H175 helicopters. Bruno Even, CEO of Airbus Helicopters said: “This cooperation goes far beyond the purchase of helicopters. ...

Airbus Helicopters wraps up Heli-Expo 2024 with 155 commitments

Airbus Helicopters wraps up the 2024 edition of Heli-Expo with 155 commitments, including 40 firm orders, from customers worldwide for a variety of its multi-mission helicopters. Major highlights included a historic contract with THC for up to 120 helicopters of various types, with a firm order f...

THC signs historic framework agreement for up to 120 Airbus helicopters

The Helicopter Company (THC), Saudi Arabia's provider of commercial helicopter services, has signed a framework agreement with Airbus at the HAI Heli-Expo, currently taking place at Anaheim Convention Center, California. The framework agreement will include up to 120 Airbus helicopters of various...

Airbus partners with Tata Group to set up India’s first helicopter Final Assembly Line in the private sector

In a major boost to ‘Make in India’, Airbus Helicopters has announced that it is partnering with the Tata Group to establish a Final Assembly Line (FAL) for helicopters in the country. The FAL will produce Airbus’ best-selling H125 helicopter from its civil range for India and export to som...

London Oxford Airport secures green light for R&D Science Park

London Oxford Airport is looking forward to breaking ground on its all new, self-funded R&D Science Park in January 2024. This follows the successful planning application of the £48 million development, which was approved last summer. Demolition of the original buildings has already started,...

Airbus unveils PioneerLab as its new twin-engine flying laboratory

During the German National Aviation Conference in Hamburg, Airbus Helicopters unveiled the PioneerLab, its new twin-engine technology demonstrator based on the H145 platform. It complements Airbus' range of FlightLabs and focuses on testing technologies that reduce helicopter emissions, increase ...

Airbus Helicopters and PHI sign for 20 H175 and 8 H160 helicopters

Airbus Helicopters and PHI Group (PHI) have signed a framework agreement that includes commitments for 20 super-medium H175 helicopters and 8 H160s to serve the energy market worldwide, including in the US. These 28 state-of-the-art helicopters will better position PHI to respond to the energy ma...

Airbus Helicopters H160 granted FAA certification

Airbus Helicopters has received certification from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for the H160 helicopter, marking a significant milestone in the aircraft's development and positioning it for entry into the U.S. market. "We are pleased to receive FAA certification for the H160, which i...

Air Corporate of Italy orders 43 Airbus helicopters at EBACE 2023

Leading Italian business aviation operator Air Corporate has placed a firm order for 43 helicopters from Airbus on the concluding day of EBACE 2023. The helicopters include 40 single-engine helicopters (H125/H130) plus three ACH160s from Airbus Corporate Helicopters in Line configuration with the...

Norwegian Air Ambulance expands its H145 fleet

The Norwegian Air Ambulance is ordering two five-bladed H145s to be used for life-saving missions in Norway. “I would like to thank the Norwegian Air Ambulance for its continued trust in our helicopters to support their essential, life-saving missions,” said Thomas Hein, Head of Europe Region...

Two orders placed by North American customers for Airbus Corporate Helicopters

Demand for Airbus Corporate Helicopters (ACH) in North America continues to grow, with notable ACH130 orders being placed by Franklin Mountain Management and Sylvain Oligny. “North American customers have continued to see the value helicopters provide for private and business aviation purpose...

Airbus Helicopters sees growing demand for H160s in North America

Airbus Helicopters continues to experience a growing demand for H160 helicopters, with more than a dozen H160s already ordered by North American customers to date to fulfill a range of missions. Featuring the latest technology and a breakthrough design, the ACH160 recently made an impression on c...

Airbus Helicopters and International SOS join forces to launch a next generation emergency medical system improvement programme

Airbus Helicopters has partnered with International SOS to launch a next generation emergency medical system improvement programme, LifeSaver, which enhances healthcare systems to improve patient outcomes. Estonia is the first country to work with International SOS and Airbus Helicopters to launc...

Airbus Helicopters performed steadily in a complex 2022

In 2022, Airbus Helicopters logged 374 gross orders (net: 362), highlighting the ongoing market recovery with an impressive 216 light single engine helicopters sold. Deliveries increased from 338 in 2021 to 344 in 2022, contributing to Airbus Helicopters’ preliminary 52% share of the civil and pa...

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