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French Navy buys two more Airbus H160 helicopters

Marignane, 20 May 2021 – The French Armament General Directorate (DGA) has confirmed an option to Airbus Helicopters, Babcock and Safran Helicopter Engines for two more H160s for the French Navy. These aircraft will join the...

France buys 8 Airbus H225Ms and second VSR700 prototype

Marignane, 15 April, 2021 – The French Minister of Armed Forces, Florence Parly, has announced that the Armament General Directorate (DGA) has signed an order to purchase eight additional H225Ms and a second VSR700 prototype. The...

Derazona buys Airbus H160 for oil & gas sector

Jakarta, 12 April 2021 – Airbus Helicopters has secured an H160 order from Derazona Helicopters in Indonesia, launching this new rotorcraft in the country’s oil and gas sector. The multi-mission H160 will play an important...

Shell buys four Airbus H160 helicopters

Marignane, 15 February 2021 – International energy group Shell has selected leading US offshore helicopter operator PHI to operate four Airbus H160s to service a support contract in the Gulf of Mexico. The contract marks the...

Airbus upgrades cockpit of UPS Airlines’ A300-600 Freighters

Airbus has handed over the first completed cockpit upgrade for UPS Airlines’ fleet of 52 A300-600 Freighters. The aircraft (MSN868), revitalised with state-of-the-art Honeywell cockpit avionics, was redelivered to UPS on 3rd February at...

Airbus starts testing flying laboratory helicopter

Marignane, 22 January 2021 – Airbus Helicopters has started in-flight tests on board its Flightlab, a platform-agnostic flying laboratory exclusively dedicated to maturing new technologies. Airbus Helicopters’ Flightlab provides an agile and efficient test bed...

Belgian Air Force buys seven Airbus A400M

Seville, 22 December 2020 – The Belgian Air Force has taken delivery of its first of seven Airbus A400M military transport aircraft. The aircraft was handed over to the customer at the A400M Final Assembly...

Aircalin takes delivery of Airbus A320neo

Toulouse, 28 December 2020 – New Caledonia’s Aircalin has taken delivery of its first A320neo. The aircraft joins two A330neo already delivered under the carrier’s fleet modernisation plan. With its new fleet the airline benefits...

Uganda Airlines takes delivery of Airbus A330neo

Toulouse – 21 December, 2020 – Uganda Airlines, the country’s  flag-carrier, has taken delivery of its first A330neo, the latest version of the most popular widebody airliner. It is the first Airbus aircraft delivered...

ÖAMTC Air Rescue buys five Airbus H135 helicopter

Donauwörth, 18 December 2020 – Airbus Helicopters and ÖAMTC Air Rescue have signed a firm contract for the purchase of five H135s. The delivery of the first helicopter of this contract is scheduled for early 2022....

Hungarian Air Force buys Airbus H145M helicopter

The H145M joined the fleet of the Hungarian Air Force one year ago. This helicopter, which is currently being fitted with the HForce weapon management system, has changed the way Hungary’s Defence Forces fly....

Héli-Union to buy two Airbus H160 Helicopter

Marignane, 18 December 2020 – Airbus Helicopters and its historical partner Héli-Union have signed a contract for the purchase of two multi-mission H160s to address a wide range of operations. “We are excited to be one of the...

Republic of Mali buys Airbus C295 airlifter

Getafe, 02 December 2020 – The Ministry of Defence of the Republic of Mali has placed a firm order for an additional Airbus C295 airlifter in the transport configuration. This second aircraft, to be delivered...