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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 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...

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...

ExxonMobil buys two Airbus H145 helicopters

Marignane, 23 November 2020 – ExxonMobil has signed a contract for two Airbus H145 helicopters to support the PNG LNG Project in Papua New Guinea (PNG). The new H145 model with a five-blade, bearingless main rotor...

1400th Airbus H135 Helicopter delivered to Mont Blanc

In late September, the light twin-engine helicopter reached a major milestone: the company’s 1,400th H135 was delivered to the French operator Mont Blanc, adding to a fleet of more than 20 H135 and H145 helicopters...

Ecuadorian Air Force buys two Airbus H145 helicopter

Donauwörth, 27 October, 2020 – Airbus Helicopters has delivered two H145s to the Ecuadorian Air Force, the first military customer in South America for this multi-purpose twin-engine helicopter. A total of six H145s will be delivered over the...

Milestone Aviation buys six Airbus H160 helicopters

Dublin, 5 October 2020 – 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,...

NASA buys two Airbus H135 helicopters

GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas, 1 October 2020 – Airbus continues to expand its portfolio of products supporting the future of space exploration with the delivery of two new H135 helicopters to the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)...

Norwegian Air Ambulance Foundation buys Airbus H145 Helicopter

Donauwörth, 30 September 2020 – Airbus Helicopters has delivered the first five-bladed H145 to the Norwegian Air Ambulance Foundation. This new version of its best-selling H145 light twin-engine helicopter brings a new, innovative five-bladed rotor...

Coronavirus Pandemic: Medical supplies by Airbus H125

The Airbus Foundation, together with the Chilean Red Cross and Servicios Aereos Kipreos and Servicios Aereos SumaAir, collaborated to transport more than 600 kilograms of medical supplies, including facemasks, face shields and other Personal...

Airbus H125 helicopter of USCBP

Columbus, Miss., August 19, 2020 – 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...

Airbus ACH160 helicopter

Marignane, 15 July 2020 – Airbus Corporate Helicopters (ACH) has won a new order for its latest ACH160 helicopter, announced just days after the H160 achieved certification. This new order, placed by an experienced Italian operator for use on private and...

Airbus Helicopters H160 gets EASA certificate

Marignane, 1 July 2020 – Airbus Helicopters’ multi-role twin engine H160 has been granted its type certificate by the European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA), marking a new chapter for the programme. The company is expecting FAA...

Japan Police orders Airbus H225 & H135 helicopters

Tokyo, 24 June 2020 – Japan’s National Police Agency (NPA) has ordered one new H225 and four H135 helicopters as part of its fleet modernisation programme. Currently operating 12 H135, four H155 and six AS365 helicopters, with one H215...

Airbus H145 five-bladed

Ready for customer deliveries later this year Raising the bar in performance, comfort, simplicity and connectivity Donauwörth, 19 June 2020 – Airbus Helicopters’ five-bladed H145 has been certified by the European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA), clearing...