Abu Dhabi Aviation clocks up one million hours with Bell fleet

Bell and Abu Dhabi Aviation (ADA) have announced 1,000,000 flight hours on the Bell 212 and 412 fleets at the Middle East operator.

General manager Mohamed Ibrahim Al Mazrouei, said

“We have been operating Bell Helicopter aircraft since 1976. Our Bell Helicopter fleet has grown to more than 40 aircraft made up of Bell 212s and Bell 412s that fly a combined 100 hours per day. With outstanding customer support and service maintenance we have managed to achieve an operational readiness of 100% during the past two years.”

ADA is the largest commercial helicopter operator in the Middle East, with a fleet of 59 helicopters and four fixed-wing aircraft. The company employs over 1,200 people and is well known in both the offshore support role and as a lessor of helicopters. ADA also provides VIP passenger transportation services, search and rescue, crop spraying, aerial construction, seismic support and fire fighting as well as third party maintenance support.

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