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Airbus Helicopters reinforced its support and services with three European customers at the European Rotors trade fair in Cologne, Germany, further demonstrating the company’s commitment to providing solutions that respond to operator requirements.
Airtelis/RTE: High availability to support powerline construction and maintenance
An HCare global support customer since 2011, Airtelis/RTE is renewing its HCare Smart Parts by the Hour (PBH) contract to cover its fleet of three Super Pumas and five H135 helicopters for an additional five years.
RTE (Réseau de Transport d Électricité, EDF Group) and its subsidiary Airtelis mostly perform power line construction and maintenance and have developed Supplemental Type Certificates to customize their helicopters for powerline operations. “We are very pleased to renew our PBH support contract with Airbus Helicopters as it enables us to achieve the highest availability levels possible, which is essential for our public service missions,” says Remi Magar, technical director of Airtelis.
Heliswiss Iberica: joining our global network of service centers
Spanish lessor and MRO provider Heliswiss Iberica SA signed an agreement to become a certified Airbus Helicopters service center, joining Airbus Helicopters’ strong global network of approximately 90 service centers. Heliswiss will perform maintenance for a large range of aircraft, including depot-level maintenance on Ecureuil family helicopters. The company also purchased one additional H125.