Royal Dutch Touring Club ANWB and Airbus sign framework contract for six H135s

Eleanor Steed
By Eleanor Steed October 16, 2018 15:52

Royal Dutch Touring Club ANWB and Airbus sign framework contract for six H135s

Airbus Helicopters and air rescue operator Royal Dutch Touring Club ANWB, have signed a framework contract for up to six H135s with Helionix. Additionally, they have activated a first batch of three aircraft to be delivered in 2019 and 2020.

“The people in the Netherlands rely on the HEMS services we provide in cooperation with four university hospitals, and we are confident that the H135 is the best helicopter available for our missions,” said Petra van Saaze, Director of ANWB Medical Air Assistance. “Helionix will especially help us to enhance our 24/7 operations.”

“We thank ANWB for their continued trust in Airbus Helicopters and particularly in the H135”, said Thomas Hein, Head of Sales Western Europe at Airbus Helicopters. “The H135 is a proven but modern reference in air rescue all around the world.”

ANWB Medical Air Assistance is 100% owned by Royal Dutch Touring Club ANWB and is the sole Helicopter Emergency Medical Service (HEMS) operator in the Netherlands, performing more than 8,500 missions per year, for which it is operating six helicopters of the H135 family.

Eleanor Steed
By Eleanor Steed October 16, 2018 15:52