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Bell helicopter approves Abu Dhabi Aviation as authorised service facility

Bell helicopter approves Abu Dhabi Aviation as authorised service facility

🕔13:51, 14.Nov 2017

Bell has appointed Abu Dhabi Aviation as an authorised Bell helicopter customer service facility (CSF) for its Bell 412 and 212 models. Bell has arranged this agreement to help grow its customer base in the Middle East. The UAE operator

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Falcon Aviation adds three Leonardo AW169s to helicopter fleet

Falcon Aviation adds three Leonardo AW169s to helicopter fleet

🕔13:51, 14.Nov 2017

Falcon Aviation has ordered three additional new Leonardo AW169 helicopters, in readiness for a significant new offshore contract from early 2018. The new aircraft will increase the fleet of the type to five. Falcon Aviation has successfully logged 500 incident-free

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EASA certifies the Bell 505 Jet Ranger X

EASA certifies the Bell 505 Jet Ranger X

🕔13:49, 14.Nov 2017

The European Aviation Safety Agency has granted a certificate for the Bell 505 Jet Ranger X. “This is a significant milestone for the Bell 505 Jet Ranger X and I know our customers in Europe are thrilled to hear the

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Bristow reports “better than expected” second quarter

Bristow reports “better than expected” second quarter

🕔13:04, 13.Nov 2017

Bristow Group has seen a “better than expected” second quarter of fiscal year 2018. The operator’s adjusted EBITDA is up a substantial 27.5% year-on-year from $25.4 million to $32.4 million this quarter. Bristow attributes this growth to increased flight activity

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Bristow sells flight academy operations

Bristow sells flight academy operations

🕔13:03, 13.Nov 2017

Bristow has sold all of its flight academy operations in Titusville, Florida, and Minden, Nevada, to help improve its returns, liquidity and credit quality during a down market. The group sold 100% of its interest in Bristow Academy, including all training

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EHA signs joint industry declaration in support of digitalisation

EHA signs joint industry declaration in support of digitalisation

🕔13:01, 13.Nov 2017

The European Helicopter Association (EHA) has signed a joint industry declaration to support the digitalisation of European aviation. The declaration will see European civil aviation groups look to maximise the potential of digitalisation by investing in the future of the

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Falcon Aviation adds three more AW168s to its fleet

Falcon Aviation adds three more AW168s to its fleet

🕔13:01, 13.Nov 2017

Abu-Dhabi based aviation services company Falcon Aviation has ratified an order for three new Leonardo AgustaWestland AW169s to support a new unannounced offshore contract starting early 2018. The order was announced yesterday at the opening day of the Dubai Airshow.

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Mercy Flight adds three Bell 429s

Mercy Flight adds three Bell 429s

🕔12:02, 10.Nov 2017

Non-profit medical transport operator Mercy Flight has signed a purchase agreement with Bell Helicopter for three Bell 429s. The three aircraft were purchased with a $23 million loan from M&T Bank and the USDA. “Mercy Flight and Bell Helicopter have

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Waypoint leases first H145 to Chile

Waypoint leases first H145 to Chile

🕔14:04, 8.Nov 2017

Waypoint Leasing has signed an agreement to lease an Airbus H145 to Chilean operator Ecocopter. This is the first H145 to be ordered by a Chilean operator and is Waypoint’s 14th H145 delivery in total. The helicopter will be used

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Bell extends order for 50 505s to Reignwood Aviation

Bell extends order for 50 505s to Reignwood Aviation

🕔13:59, 8.Nov 2017

Bell Helicopters will sell an additional 50 aircraft to Chinese operator Reignwood – bringing the order number to 110 505 helicopters. This extends on Reignwood’s previous order of 50 Bell 505s and brings its total 505 fleet to 110. The agreement

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