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  • 24 September 2018
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Airbus Helicopters views the support for wind farms as a business segment that is undergoing global growth and expects demand for up to a thousand helicopters over the coming two decades, corresponding to revenues of approximately EUR 9 billion.

  • 10 January 2014

    The rebranding of Eurocopter as Airbus Helicopters, effective today, marks a new era in the history of the company, which joins Airbus and Airbus Defense & Space within the new Airbus Group – the global leader in aerospace, defense and related services. Airbus Helicopters will benefit from and enrich the Airbus brand as it develops, […]

  • 9 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders

    The first Level D full-flight simulator for Airbus Helicopters’ EC175 rotorcraft has received airworthiness certification from the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA), enabling launch pilots to be trained with this high-fidelity system.

  • 13 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    German helicopter offshore hoist operator Helicopter Travel Munich (HTM) has signed a contract with Airbus Helicopters for one H145 which, once delivered in December 2017,  will serve offshore wind farms in the German Bight. The new aircraft will be operated from HTM’s bases at Emden, Norden, Borkum and Helgoland. The H145 joins HTM’s inventory of Airbus Helicopters-built […]

  • 12 December 2014

    Airbus Helicopters yesterday delivered two new-generation EC175 helicopters to NHV for oil and gas missions in the North Sea.

  • 27 February 2014
    Business & Finance

    Milestone Aviation Group, a helicopter leasing company, and SonAir, the largest African helicopter operator and a subsidiary of the Angolan national oil company Sonangol, announced that three of Milestone’s record order for 30 of Airbus Helicopters’ EC225s will begin performing airlift duties for Angola’s oil and gas sector. The arrangements, announced today on Airbus Helicopters’ […]

  • 21 December 2017

    Lease Corporation International (LCI), the aviation division of the Libra Group, has taken delivery of its first Airbus Helicopters H175 aircraft and placed it on lease with CHC. The aircraft will be based out of Aberdeen, Scotland, supporting oil and gas production activities in the North Sea. Crispin Maunder, Executive Chairman of LCI, says: “The […]

  • 3 June 2016

    After Norway this week extended the no-flight ban on all Super Puma EC225LP (H225) helicopters, to include the Search and Rescue and medical missions as well, the UK has followed suit. To remind, the ban on all EC225LP flights in UK and Norway was introduced shortly after the fatal accident in Norway on April 29, […]

  • 3 August 2015
    Operations & Maintenance

    Airbus Helicopters has delivered the first H135 to HTM Helicopter Travel Munich GmbH for offshore wind operations, marking a new milestone for the enhanced version of Airbus Helicopters’ lightweight rotorcraft previously known as the EC135 T3. The H135 is well adapted to the full range of offshore operations, benefitting from the helicopter’s excellent performance, especially in […]

  • 5 February 2016
    Operations & Maintenance

    Following a two-day flight trial in late January, the H145 helicopter has proved its operational capabilities for offshore missions. Airbus Helicopters reported today that aviation companies Wiking Helikopter Service GmbH and HTM Offshore have tested its twin-engine multipurpose helicopter H145 in all the relevant fields of offshore operations. The flight test programme included missions such as approaching […]

  • 16 June 2015

    Airbus Helicopters has revealed the concept phase start-up for a new European helicopter, the X6, at the Paris Air Show yesterday. The company has said that it will now embark on a  two-year definition period on this next-generation heavy-lift rotorcraft that will be tailored for oil and gas missions. “X6 will be for the heavy segment […]

  • 5 June 2014

    The worldwide fleet of EC225s that perform heli-lift duties for oil and gas operators increased by three today with Airbus Helicopters’ triple delivery of workhorse rotorcraft acquired by Milestone Aviation Group and leased to SonAir – an African operator – which will utilize them in Angola. The handover ceremony in Marignane, France marked the latest […]

  • 1 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    German-based WIKING Helikopter Service has signed a contract with Airbus Helicopters for the delivery of two H145 helicopters in offshore configuration at the international aerospace exhibition ILA in Berlin. The H145s will become the first Airbus helicopters to join WIKING’s fleet. The company currently operates a fleet of Sikorsky and AgustaWestland aircraft. According to Airbus, delivery of the […]

  • 29 April 2016

    Norwegian Civil Aviation Authority has grounded all EC255 type helicopters in Norway following an incident that happened on Friday when a helicopter carrying workers from Statoil’s Gullfaks B platform crashed off Bergen. Eleven people have been confirmed dead, with search and rescue ongoing for the remaining two. The aviation authority issued a safety directive limiting operations […]

  • 10 October 2016

    A ban on all flights of Airbus Helicopters’ Super Puma EC225LP and AS332L2 remains in place in Norway and UK despite a lift of the temporary suspension by the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA).  To remind, the EASA informed on Friday it was lifting the temporary ban on the Super Puma EC225 LP and AS332 L2 helicopters […]

  • 28 February 2018

    Offshore helicopter operator CHC will be adding another helicopter to its fleet operating in the UK through an agreement with Lease Corporation International (LCI).

  • 10 October 2017

    Another online petition regarding Airbus helicopters has caught the eye of the public after the company’s CEO Guillaume Faury arrived at the Helitech International 2017, Europe’s largest rotorcraft event, in the H225 Super Puma. On its own, arrival in one of the choppers your company makes is not something to be frowned upon but arriving […]

  • 23 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    NHV, an international helicopter operator, has completed the acquisition of Blueway, making it “one of the largest European helicopter transport operators”. In line with its growth strategy, and in order to provide even more efficient services to its clients, NHV, supported by its shareholder Ardian and its founder and CEO, Eric van Hal, has ordered 16 […]

  • 6 December 2016

    Norwegian oil major Statoil will no longer be using Airbus’ Super Puma helicopters for its operations following a fatal helicopter accident in April this year.  Reuters reported on Tuesday that the oil company would not resume using the Super Puma helicopters even if the Norwegian Civil Aviation Authority lifted the ban introduced on two types […]

  • 2 May 2016

    An amateur video has started circling the internet following the fatal oil rig helicopter crash, in Turoy, near Bergen on Friday. The video above apparently shows the rotor and propellers of the aircraft spinning in the air, after detaching from the CHC-operated helicopter, right before the crash. Thirteen people died in the crash, two pilots […]

  • 27 October 2016
    Operations & Maintenance, Technology

    German offshore flight specialist Wiking Helikopter Service GmbH has taken delivery of the first of two Airbus H145 helicopters configured for offshore use. The two helicopters will be used to drop off harbour pilots, fly air rescue missions over the North Sea, and transport service technicians to offshore wind farms, Wiking said. Crewed by two […]

  • 3 August 2017

    Offshore helicopter operator CHC Helicopter is expanding its aircraft fleet with its first H175 Airbus helicopter for use in offshore oil and gas operations. The aircraft has been delivered in full offshore passenger transport configuration, allowing CHC to begin training and adjustment from the operator’s base at Aberdeen, ahead of operational launch in August 2017, Airbus […]