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Airlift boosts Airbus fleet with versatile H145
Greece's Airlift already operates helicopters from the H125, H130 and H135 family. In the H145 it has found a transportation specialist with a cabin that can be converted for medical missions or firefighting.
Airlift's H145 will mainly be dedicated to VIP transfers.
Read this story in our December 2019 printed issue.

Greek operator Airlift has taken delivery of its first H145 helicopter, becoming the first operator of this model in the country. The twin-engine rotorcraft will be mainly dedicated to VIP transfers, but its versatile cabin means it can also be used for emergency medical transport and firefighting.

Established in 1999, Airlift has built a strong reputation for the quality and safety of its services. The H145 will be the fifth helicopter to join its Airbus Helicopters fleet, which currently comprises H125, H130 and H135 family models.

“Having led helicopter operations in Greece for almost 20 years, we are very happy to be the first to introduce the H145 in the country,” says CEO Alexandros Papadospyridakis. “We appreciate the H145's versatility to perform various types of missions, along with its spacious, comfortable cabin, which should be welcomed by our customers.”

Airbus Helicopters director of European sales Henri Stell adds: “Airlift is a long-term partner and I am very honoured by its continued trust in our products. We believe that the H145, with its enhanced safety features, excellent availability rate and easy maintenance, will be an outstanding fit for Airlift to continue developing its aerial business.”

The Airbus H145 features the Helionix avionics system and four-axis autopilot. Its combination of speed and performance, along with its large cabin and rear-loading clamshell doors, makes it popular for a variety of civil missions.

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