Airbus Helicopters to Be Used by Shell for Support Contract
By Joshua Kirby
Airbus SE said Monday that energy group Royal Dutch Shell PLC
has chosen its H160 helicopters for a support contract in the Gulf
The four aircraft will be operated by Louisiana-based PHI Group
Inc., the European plane maker said. The contract marks the first
time the H160 model has been used in the oil-and-gas sector, the
One of the aircraft will be provided in advance of final
deliveries in order to allow PHI and Shell to familiarize
themselves with the controls and features. This "will mitigate the
normal challenges around entry into service," Airbus said.
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