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Tag: Agusta Westland AW189

  • Thursday, April 21st 2016 - 10:41 UTC

    UK private helicopter company begins Falklands' around the clock air operations

    Two new AW-189 helicopters customized by Finmeccanica were sourced to meet the requirements set out by the UK Ministry of Defense for S&R operations

    British International Helicopters (BIH) has begun flight operations in the Falkland Islands, working alongside Britain’s military forces in the region to provide a range of vital air support services. Following the award of a ten-year, £180 million contract last year, Britain’s largest UK-owned helicopter operator will undertake a range of assignments including around the clock, all-weather search and rescue, helicopter emergency services, rescue hoist operations, and passenger and cargo transfers.

  • Tuesday, January 20th 2015 - 06:15 UTC

    US/UK helicopters to support Falklands UK defense ministry operations

    AAR Airlift and partner British International Helicopters (BIH) were awarded the ten year £180 million ($275 million) contract, effective April 2016

    United States helicopter operator, AAR Airlift and partner British International Helicopters (BIH) have grabbed a £180 million ($275 million) helicopter deal to support U.K. defense ministry operations in the Falkland Islands.