Air Corporate, the eminent Italian business aviation operator, has etched its name in the annals of aviation history by securing a momentous agreement with Airbus, culminating in the acquisition of an astounding 43 helicopters on the conclusive day of the prestigious EBACE 2023 event.
This monumental contract encompasses a fleet of 40 single-engine helicopters, specifically the H125/H130 models, in addition to three exquisitely crafted ACH160s sourced from Airbus Corporate Helicopters, meticulously configured in Line setup, embellished with the opulent Lounge package. These acquisitions will seamlessly complement the two ACH160s that Air Corporate has already commissioned.
Regarded as the most extensive commercial helicopter order ever recorded by Airbus in Italy, the delivery of these magnificent aerial vessels will transpire over the ensuing years, catering to a diverse array of private and business-oriented passenger services, alongside utility operations.
The esteemed board of Air Corporate expressed their profound admiration, affirming, "We bear witness to an ever-growing demand for the avant-garde ACH160 within the Italian market. This helicopter epitomizes not only elegance but also a paradigm of safety and comfort. The Line configuration, impeccably adorned with the Lounge package, ensures that our discerning clientele shall relish a journey characterized by both opulence and unparalleled performance."
"Moreover," they continued, "the H125 continues to reign supreme as the quintessential choice for aerial work missions in Italy, its unrivaled performance forging an indelible mark. Similarly, the H130 is enjoying resounding triumph within our nation, captivating the hearts of tourists and passengers seeking sublime aerial escapades."
For half a century, Airbus helicopters have gracefully graced the skies of Italy, positioning the company as an integral player within the Italian helicopter market. With an illustrious roster comprising 90 esteemed customers and an impressive fleet of over 240 helicopters in active service, Airbus continues to weave its indomitable influence throughout the Italian aviation domain.