Airbus Helicopters secures first ACH160 order in Philippines

Darren Wood
By Darren Wood July 23, 2019 08:36

Airbus Helicopters secures first ACH160 order in Philippines

Airbus Helicopters has secured an ACH160 order from a new undisclosed customer based in the Philippines.

The order marks the launching of the ACH160 in the Southeast Asia and Pacific region.

It will be used for private and business flights within the Philippines archipelago.

As part of the contract, the ACH160 will be backed by HCare First – the first such premium support agreement in the region, catering to the specific needs of operators requiring worry-free aircraft availability.

“Launching the ACH160 in Southeast Asia with a new Philippine customer underlines the global attractiveness of our corporate helicopters offering to meet the evolving travelling needs of our customers,” said Frederic Lemos, head of Airbus Corporate Helicopters (ACH). “We are equally excited to see our ACH products gaining good success in the growing Philippine private travel market.”

The H160 entry into service is planned for 2020.

Darren Wood
By Darren Wood July 23, 2019 08:36