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THC signs HCare In-Service with Airbus for maintenance of ACH160 fleet

By December 6, 2022 No Comments

The Helicopter Company (THC) has signed an HCare In-Service contract with Airbus Helicopters to cover its future fleet of six ACH160 helicopters. The ACH160s will be deployed across the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for corporate transportation services. The HCare In-Service package is tailored to THC’s planned operational needs, providing parts availability services to optimize maintenance planning and service delivery.

Capt. Arnaud Martinez, CEO of THC, said: “With the helicopter industry expanding in the kingdom, THC is facing high demand from clients for high-quality, safe, and reliable services. Our agreement with Airbus will help us to ensure the needs of our esteemed clients are met.”

Christoph Zammert, Executive Vice President of Customer Support & Services at Airbus Helicopters, said: “Our newly launched HCare support and services packages are all about enhancing each individual customer’s performance and safety while optimising costs and protecting the asset’s value. This Part-By-the-Hour (PBH) solution will cover all scheduled and unscheduled maintenance events for THC’s entire fleet of ACH160s in one single contract – helping them perform their daily missions safely and effectively.”

THC previously signed agreements to buy 10 Airbus H125s, and 20 H145s to be deployed across the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for aerial work and HEMS (Helicopter Emergency Medical Services). THC was established by the Public Investment Fund (PIF) as the first helicopter services provider licensed to operate commercial flights in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia