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Apr
19
2024

UK Ministry of Defence orders more H145 helicopters

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Oxford, 19 April 2024 – The UK Ministry of Defence has ordered a further six Airbus H145 helicopters as the next step in renewing its rotary fleet and cutting the number of different types in service.

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Tags: Airbus H145 UK Ministry of Defence
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Apr
11
2024

Japan Coast Guard adds three H225s

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Tokyo, 11 April 2024 – Japan Coast Guard (JCG) has placed an additional order for three H225 helicopters, taking its total H225 fleet up to 18. The largest Super Puma operator in Japan received three H225s in December 2023 and one in February 2024 for its growing fleet. The new helicopters will support territorial coastal activities, maritime law enforcement, as well as disaster relief missions in the country.

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Tags: Airbus H225 Japan Coast Guard
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Apr
10
2024

The Honduran Ministry of Defense acquires two additional H145 helicopters

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Santiago de Chile - The Ministry of Defense of Honduras has acquired two additional Airbus H145 helicopters, which will be operated by the Honduran Air Force to perform passenger and cargo transport, search and rescue, firefighting, medical evacuation, and other essential missions in the region. This new purchase follows an initial order signed in April 2023 for two H145s that will be delivered before the end of 2024.  

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Tags: Airbus H145 Ministry of Defense of Honduras
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Apr
09
2024

Airbus forecasts North America’s commercial aircraft services market value will be US$45 billion by 2042

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Herndon, Virginia, 8 April 2024 – North America’s commercial aircraft services market will grow to US$45 billion from US$31 billion today (a 45% increase) by 2042 according to Airbus’ latest Global Services Forecast (GSF).

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Mar
07
2024

CityAirbus NextGen makes its debut

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Donauwörth, 7 March 2024 – Airbus has presented its full electric CityAirbus NextGen prototype to the public, ahead of its maiden flight later this year. The two-tonne class CityAirbus, with a wing span of approximately 12 metres, is being developed to fly with a 80 km range and to reach a cruise speed of 120 km/h, making it perfectly suited for operations in major cities for a variety of missions. 

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Tags: Airbus CityAirbus NextGen
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Feb
29
2024

Airbus Helicopters wraps up Heli-Expo 2024 with 155 commitments

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Anaheim, 29 February 2024 – 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.

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Tags: Airbus Airbus Helicopters Heli-Expo
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Feb
28
2024

Air Center Helicopters signs Airbus HCare services contract for H225 fleet

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Anaheim, 28 February 2024 – Air Center Helicopters, Inc (ACHI) has signed an Airbus HCare In-Service contract to support their fleet of 18 H225 helicopters for the next five years. ACHI uses the versatile H225 aircraft to carry out a wide range of missions across the globe, including but not limited to expeditionary airlift, personnel recovery, search and rescue, medevac/casevac, Department of Defense real world scenario training, ship-based services, and disaster relief.

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Tags: Air Center Helicoptres Airbus H225 HCare
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Feb
28
2024

LCI AND AIRBUS HELICOPTERS UNVEIL NEW FLIGHT PATH PARTNERSHIP

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VAI Heli-Expo, Anaheim – 28th February, 2024:  LCI, a leading aviation company, has unveiled a new Flight Path partnership with Airbus Helicopters, which will address the long-term capacity, sustainability and financing requirements of the industry.  

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Feb
28
2024

Airbus Helicopters and LCI unveil new Flight Path partnership

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Anaheim,  28 February 2024 – LCI, a leading aviation company, and Airbus Helicopters have unveiled a new Flight Path partnership, which will address the long-term capacity, sustainability and financing requirements of the industry. 

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Feb
28
2024

DRF Luftrettung becomes H145 Fleet Leader and Distributor of HeliMods

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As the first HEMS operator in Europe, DRF Luftrettung plans to introduce the "Powered Aero Loader" (PAL)™ developed by HeliMods on its H145 helicopters. The PAL™ is an electro-hydraulic stretcher loading system operated at the push of a button, which allows rapid loading and unloading of ambulance stretchers into rescue helicopters. Furthermore, both parties are seeking a distribution partnership with the aim of introducing and distributing the PAL™ on the European market. DRF Luftrettung and HeliMods signed a corresponding Letter of Intent (LoI) yesterday at the HAI Heli-Expo helicopter exhibition in Anaheim, USA.

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Tags: Airbus DRF Luftrettung H125
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Feb
28
2024

Airbus publishes agenda for 2024 Annual General Meeting

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Amsterdam, 28 February 2024 – Airbus SE (stock exchange symbol: AIR) has published the agenda for its Annual General Meeting (AGM) taking place on 10 April 2024 in Amsterdam.

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Feb
28
2024

HealthNet Aeromedical Services expands fleet with order of four Airbus H135 helicopters

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Anaheim, 27 February 2024 – HealthNet Aeromedical Services, headquartered in Charleston, West Virginia, will soon expand its all-Airbus fleet with the addition of four H135 helicopters. As one of the largest hospital-based air medical programmes in the country, the helicopters will be used to serve adult, pediatric and neonatal patients across the state of West Virginia.

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Tags: Airbus H135 HealthNet Aeromedical Services
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Feb
27
2024

THC signs historic framework agreement for up to 120 Airbus helicopters

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Anaheim, 27 February 2024 – The Helicopter Company (THC), Saudi Arabia's premier provider of commercial helicopter services and fully owned by the Public Investment Fund, has signed a historic framework agreement with Airbus at the HAI Heli-Expo, currently taking place at Anaheim Convention Center, California.

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Tags: Airbus THC The Helicopter Company
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Feb
27
2024

DRF Luftrettung orders up to 10 additional H145s

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Anaheim, 27 February 2024 – German helicopter emergency medical services operator DRF Luftrettung and Airbus Helicopters have announced orders for up to ten H145 helicopters (seven firm orders, three options).

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Feb
27
2024

LCI AND AIRBUS TO PARTNER ON DEVELOPMENT OF ADVANCED AIR MOBILITY ECOSYSTEMS

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HAI Heli-Expo - 27th February, 2024:  LCI, a leading aviation company, and Airbus have announced a collaboration agreement to jointly develop ecosystems for Advanced Air Mobility (AAM).

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Tags: AAM Advanced Air Mobility Airbus LCI
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Feb
27
2024

Airbus and LCI to partner on development of Advanced Air Mobility Ecosystems

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Anaheim, 27 February 2024 – Airbus and LCI, a leading aviation company, have announced a collaboration agreement to jointly develop ecosystems for Advanced Air Mobility (AAM). The collaboration will focus on the development of partnership scenarios and business models in three core AAM areas: strategy, commercialisation and financing.

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Tags: AAM Airbus LCI
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Feb
27
2024

Milestone Signs Lease Agreements with CITIC Offshore Helicopter for Three Heavy Helicopters

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The agreements include the placement of two Sikorsky S-92 helicopters and one Airbus H225 helicopter, all of which are configured for offshore passenger transport and will be deployed on critical offshore oil and gas missions from COHC’s Shenzhen base. The first aircraft, an S-92, has already been delivered with the remaining aircraft scheduled to deliver in the coming months.

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Tags: Airbus H225 Milestone Aviation S-92 Sikorsky
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Feb
27
2024

GPMS SELECTED BY AIRBUS HELICOPTERS TO EXPAND HUMS OFFERINGS

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​27 February, 2024 – Airbus Helicopters and GPMS International have signed an agreement on HUMS covering the H125 series, H130, EC135, EC145 and AS332 models. Customers using GPMS’s Foresight MX have already benefited from powerful, predictive HUMS. With this agreement, customers can now seamlessly share data with Airbus Helicopters and optionally enroll in Airbus’s FlyScan Service to improve remote support and gain powerful proactive monitoring with maintenance guidance.

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Tags: Airbus Airbus Helicopters AS332 EC135 EC145 GPMS H125 H130 HUMS
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Feb
21
2024

Microflite adds new five-bladed H145

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Singapore, 21 February 2024 – Australian commercial aircraft operator Microflite has ordered a second five-bladed H145 to support its growing training, commercial, utility, fire observation and rescue operations.

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Tags: Airbus H145 Microflite
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Feb
15
2024

Airbus reports Full-Year (FY) 2023 results

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Amsterdam, 15 February 2024 – Airbus SE (stock exchange symbol: AIR) reported consolidated Full-Year (FY) 2023 financial results and provided guidance for 2024.

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Feb
12
2024

Precision to Monitor Airbus AS332s with Foresight MX HUMS

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12 February 2024 – Precision announced today that next quarter they will begin monitoring their fleet of Airbus AS332 Super Puma helicopters with GPMS International’s industry leading health and monitoring system (HUMS), known as Foresight MX.  Ordered in 2023, Precision will be the first AS332 operator to utilize advanced HUMS for firefighting support in the United States and beyond.

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Tags: Airbus AS332 GPMS Precision
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Jan
31
2024

Airbus, Avinor, SAS, Swedavia and Vattenfall pave the way for hydrogen aviation in Sweden and Norway

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Stockholm, 31 January 2024 - Airbus, Avinor, SAS, Swedavia and Vattenfall have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to investigate the feasibility of a hydrogen infrastructure at airports in Sweden and Norway. 

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Tags: Airbus Avinor hydrogen
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Jan
26
2024

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

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New Delhi, 26 January 2024 - 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 some of the neighbouring countries. 

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Tags: Airbus FAL Final Assembly Line H125 Make in India Tata Group
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Jan
24
2024

French Ministry of Interior orders 42 H145 helicopters

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Marignane, 24 January 2024 - The French Armament General Directorate (DGA) ordered 42 new H145 helicopters at the end of 2023, on behalf of the Ministry of Interior, with deliveries set to start in 2024. Of these 42 helicopters, 36 are destined for the French rescue and emergency response agency, Sécurité Civile,  while the French law enforcement agency, Gendarmerie Nationale, will use six.  The contract includes an option for a further 22 H145s for the Gendarmerie Nationale and a range of support and service solutions from training to spare parts, as well as a complete initial support package for the aircraft.

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Tags: Airbus French Ministry of Interior H145
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Jan
23
2024

Airbus Helicopters delivers solid sales performance in 2023

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Marignane, 23 January 2024 – In 2023, Airbus Helicopters logged 410 gross orders (net: 393), highlighting a steady market recovery with a strong performance this year for the light twin and medium twin helicopters. Orders came from 179 customers in 47 countries. The Company delivered 346 helicopters in 2023, resulting in a preliminary 54% share of the civil and parapublic market.

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Jan
19
2024

Airbus Helicopters and Heligo sign services contract for H145 fleet

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Hyderabad, 19 January 2024: Airbus has signed an HCare Initial contract, a comprehensive by-the-hour services contract with Heligo Charter Private Limited for six Airbus H145 helicopters deployed for offshore and onshore operations in India. 

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Tags: Airbus Airbus Helicopters H125 HCare Heligo Charter Private Limited
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Jan
18
2024

Heritage Aviation orders two Airbus helicopters to operate under UDAN scheme

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Hyderabad, 18 January 2024: India-based aircraft charter company Heritage Aviation has placed an order for H125 and H130 Airbus Helicopters to operate under the Government of India’s regional connectivity scheme - 'Ude Desh ka Aam Nagrik (UDAN). 

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Tags: Airbus Airbus Helicopters H125 H130 India
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Jan
15
2024

Airbus Helicopters to expand unmanned aerial system portfolio with acquisition of Aerovel

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Marignane, 15 January 2024 - Airbus Helicopters and Aerovel have signed an agreement regarding the acquisition of Aerovel and its unmanned aerial system (UAS), Flexrotor, as part of a strategy to strengthen its portfolio of tactical unmanned solutions. Flexrotor is a small tactical unmanned aerial system designed for intelligence, surveillance, target acquisition and reconnaissance (ISTAR) missions at sea and over land.

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Tags: Aerovel Airbus Airbus Helicopters Flexrotor UAS
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Dec
18
2023

Hillsboro Aviation becomes an authorized Airbus Helicopters Service Center

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HILLSBORO, Oregon (December 18, 2023) – Hillsboro Aviation is pleased to announce it has been designated as an authorized Airbus Helicopters Service Center by Airbus Helicopters. In 2016, Hillsboro was appointed Airbus Helicopter’s first-ever North American commercial sales agent in the aircraft manufacturer’s 47-year history.

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Tags: Airbus Airbus Helicopters Hillsboro Aviation
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Dec
11
2023

Airbus Helicopters, Indamer come together for helicopter maintenance in India

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Airbus Helicopters and Indamer have joined hands to provide cutting edge after-market services for helicopters in India, in a significant boost to the development of the rotary-wing Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) ecosystem in the country. 

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Tags: Airbus Airbus Helicopters
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