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  • Airbus debuts third H160 prototype

    The third Airbus H160 prototype (PT3) performed its maiden flight at the company’s headquarters last week. The supermedium class helicopter will be undertaking certification activities and flight testing, and is

    16 October 2017, 8:20 am

  • Milestone leases two AW169s to Alidaunia for HEMS

    Milestone Aviation Group has entered into an agreement to lease two AW169 helicopters to Alidaunia of Italy, to support its emergency medical services (HEMS) in Italy. Alidaunia has provided HEMS

    10 October 2017, 7:23 am

  • Airtelis orders three H215s

    Airtelis has placed a firm order for three Airbus H215s with an option to extend it to five. The French operator worked with lessor Nova Capital Group to secure the

    6 October 2017, 6:50 am

  • Airbus and NHV celebrates three years of the H175

    Airbus and H175 launch customer NHV are celebrating three years of H175 operations. NHV started flying the first two Airbus H175s on North Sea offshore transport operations in December 2014.

    6 October 2017, 6:50 am

  • Milestone Aviation Group leases two Bell 412SPs to FAASA of Spain

    Milestone Aviation Group has agreed to lease two Bell 412SP helicopters to FAASA Aviacion S.A., to support the Spanish company’s expanded firefighting services. The two helicopters, owned by Milestone, were

    6 October 2017, 6:50 am

  • Leonardo Helicopters has new managing director and Unifly AW169 order

    Leonardo Helicopters introduced its new managing director Gian Piero Cutillo on the opening day of Helitech 2017 in London. Gian Piero Cutillo takes over immediately and was introduced during the

    5 October 2017, 9:29 am

  • New engine option AW189 launched at Helitech 2017

    Leonardo and Safran Helicopters has unveiled the AgustaWestland AW189k featuring new generation Safran Aneto engines at Helitech 2017. The new supermedium helicopter variant is powered by the Aneto-1K. The new

    4 October 2017, 6:36 am

  • Bristow downsizes in light of “challenging market conditions”

    Bristow is reducing the size of its board due to “challenging market conditions”. The helicopter operator will be downsizing its board from 11 to ten members following the departure of

    26 September 2017, 7:59 am

  • Airbus investigation shines light on Avinco ownership

    Airbus has launched an internal investigation into allegations of €16.2 million worth of payments by two companies associated with the manufacturer after the Guardian newspaper uncovered the “questionable financial transactions”.

    22 September 2017, 6:58 am

  • PhilJets takes delivery of first Bell 407GX

    PhilJets has announced the arrival of a new Bell 407GX to its fleet. It is the eighth aircraft for the group, and is the only 407GX currently available for charter

    22 September 2017, 6:41 am