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AIRBUS DELIVERS FIRST ACH160 HELICOPTER TO THE HELICOPTER COMPANY
The aircraft is the first of six to be supplied by Airbus Corporate Helicopters in ACH160 Line configuration and will enter into corporate aviation services with Red Sea Global.
The Helicopter Company (THC) of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has taken delivery of its first Airbus ACH160 helicopter. The aircraft is the first of six to be supplied by Airbus Corporate Helicopters in ACH160 Line configuration and will enter into corporate aviation services with Red Sea Global which becomes the Middle East launch customer of the ACH160.
Additionally, THC has ordered a further four ACH160s with an option for four more, taking its total commitments to ten ACH160s, on top of the ten H125 and five H145 helicopters already delivered and a further 15 H145 helicopters to be delivered across 2023 and 2024.
Red Sea Global is the developer behind two of the world’s most ambitious regenerative tourism projects – the Red Sea and Amaala developments on the west coast of Saudi Arabia.
The Helicopter Company, established by the Public Investment Fund (PIF), is the premier helicopter services provider licensed to operate commercial flights in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. It is at the forefront of developing commercial helicopter services in the Kingdom and has already introduced the H145 into service for emergency medical services and deployed both the H145 and H125 in support of the Dakar Rally.