Customer profile guides Airbus Helicopters’ new HCare offer

NEW DELHI: Airbus Helicopters has unveiled a new support and services structure which replaces the company’s previous HCare offer. Operators will be matched to the best combination of services according to their profile and fleet make-up. Simplified to just three flexible solutions, HCare is now composed of HCare Initial, HCare In-service, or a combination of […]

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Airbus Helicopters UH-72 Lakota fleet surpasses one million flight hours

NEW DELHI: The Airbus Helicopters UH-72 Lakota fleet has exceeded the one million flight-hour mark, some 15 years after the first Lakota UH-72A entered service for the U.S. Army and following the first delivery of the newest UH-72B to the National Guard, as announced at the Association of the United States Army (AUSA) trade show […]

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Airbus Helicopters enhances its support and services capability in China

NEW DELHI:Airbus Helicopters is demonstrating its commitment and determination to better support its Chinese customers at the 13th China International Aviation & Aerospace Exhibition in the city of Zhuhai in China’s southern Guangdong Province. On the opening day of the show, Airbus Helicopters signed a Strategic Cooperation Agreement and an HCare Smart Parts By Hour […]

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Airbus helicopters book 268 net orders in 2020

NEW DELHI: In 2020, Airbus Helicopters logged 289 gross orders (net: 268) in a challenging market heavily impacted by the economic consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic, reinforcing the company’s position on the civil and parapublic market. Additionally, the company delivered 300 rotorcraft worldwide despite the pandemic travel restrictions, resulting in a stable 48% share of […]

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Airbus Helicopters boosts the mission capabilities of its H135 helicopters

NEW DELHI: The European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has certified a new Alternate Gross Weight (AGW) for the latest version of the H135 family of helicopters. The new AGW enables operators to benefit from an increased maximum take-off weight of up to 120 kg (265 lb) and useful load. This increase can also be […]

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Milestone becomes first leasing customer for multi-mission H160

NEW DELHI: Milestone Aviation and Airbus Helicopters have agreed to include six H160s in Milestone’s orderbook. The helicopters will be destined for a range of missions including offshore transportation and emergency medical services, the first of which is set to deliver in 2023. “Today’s announcement will see us enhance our orderbook to include the H160 […]

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Airbus delivers H125 helicopters to U.S. Customs and Border Protection

NEW DELHI:Airbus Helicopters, Inc. (AHI) has delivered the first of 16 new H125 helicopters uniquely configured for U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Air and Marine Operations (AMO). AMO collaborated with AHI as part of a long-term fleet upgrade initiative, and the resulting configuration has led to one of the most advanced, high-tech law enforcement […]

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Airbus Helicopters maintains global market leader position in 2019

NEW DELHI: Airbus Helicopters logged gross orders for 369 helicopters in 2019 (310 net orders), combined with its support and services revenue, worth more than € 7 billion. The company delivered 332 rotorcraft, including the landmark 1000th Super Puma, thus maintaining its lead in the civil & parapublic market with a 54% market share in […]

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