Abu Dhabi Aviation has reached the one million flight hour mark on its Bell Helicopter fleet. “We have been operating Bell Helicopter aircraft since 1976,” says general manager Mohamed Ibrahim Al Mazrouei.
“Our fleet has grown to over 40 aircraft made up of Bell 212s and Bell 412s that fly a combined 100 hours a day. With outstanding customer support and service maintenance we have managed to achieve an operational readiness of 100 per cent during the past two years.”
Abu Dhabi Aviation is one of the largest commercial helicopter operators in the Middle East, operating 59 helicopters and four fixed-wing aircraft. It employs more than 1,200 people and provides aviation offshore oil support and other services worldwide, in particular for the Emirate of Abu Dhabi's oil and gas production companies.
The company also provides VIP passenger transportation services, SAR for the United Arab Emirates, crop spraying, aerial construction, seismic support, fire fighting in Europe and third party maintenance support.