Italy’s National Fire Corps Receives First Two AW139 Helicopters

Italy’s National Fire Corps receives first two AW139 helicopters, the backbone of the Country’s rescue and emergency response services. The helicopters will carry out search and medical rescue, firefighting and disaster relief with enhanced operational effectiveness from all national bases. The first AW139 of the National Fire Corps is now entering service.  With the delivery … More Italy’s National Fire Corps Receives First Two AW139 Helicopters

Commencement of Community Air Ambulance Service based in Co.Cork rests with Minister

The decision on when the Air Ambulance Service, located in Co. Cork, will go live rests with the Minister of Health. Minister Harris holds final responsibility to make this decision, based on recommendations he receives from the HSE National Ambulance Service (NAS) and the Department of Health. The Air Ambulance project comprises a partnership approach … More Commencement of Community Air Ambulance Service based in Co.Cork rests with Minister

China’s Airbus H135 Final Assembly Line Starts Operations

Airbus Helicopters has expanded its industrial footprint and partnership with China with the opening of the H135 final assembly line in Qingdao. The factory is the first helicopter FAL built by a foreign manufacturer in China, as well as the first H135 FAL outside of Europe. The opening of this FAL follows a cooperation agreement … More China’s Airbus H135 Final Assembly Line Starts Operations

Caverton Helicopters Embarks on a Digital Transformation with Ramco Aviation

Global aviation software provider Ramco Systems announced that it has secured an order to digitise the maintenance and engineering (M&E) operations of Caverton Helicopters Limited, a leading aviation and marine logistics player in Nigeria. Part of the Caverton Offshore Support Group Plc, Caverton Helicopters handles Emergency Medical Evacuation and Search & Rescue operations as well as provides logistics services … More Caverton Helicopters Embarks on a Digital Transformation with Ramco Aviation

Icelandic Coast Guard Upgrades to Airbus H225 Rescue Helicopters

Reykjavik, Airbus Helicopters is supporting the Icelandic Coast Guard (ICG) with the entry into service of two Airbus H225 heavy search and rescue (SAR) helicopters as the first step in a renewal of the agency’s helicopter fleet. The aircraft are replacing two of the ICG’s three existing Airbus AS332L1 Super Pumas, the first of which … More Icelandic Coast Guard Upgrades to Airbus H225 Rescue Helicopters