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Falcon Aviation presents the world’s first offshore-configured new generation AW169 helicopter to Oil & Gas community

Falcon Aviation presents the world’s first offshore-configured new generation AW169 helicopter to Oil & Gas community

During an official ceremony held at the Marina Mall Helipad in Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates)  at the presence of H.H. Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan, Falcon Aviation presented the world’s first offshore-configured new generation AW169 helicopter of Leonardo to the Oil & Gas community. “Falcon Aviation and TOTAL ABK are complying with the… Read more »

Source: Falcon Aviation Services, 30-Jan-17

Unveiling of the First Oil and Gas AW169

Unveiling of the First Oil and Gas AW169

The Marina Mall Helipad in Abu Dhabi saw the first ever new generation offshore-configured Leonardo AW169 helicopter. The aircraft was presented to the Oil & Gas Community, with Falcon Aviation being the first to purchase the aircraft. It will be used for offshore oil and gas transportation, reports Arabian Aerospace.  

Source: HeliHub.com, 17-Jan-17

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Rockwell Collins now providing automated check-in for Falcon Aviation

Rockwell Collins now providing automated check-in for Falcon Aviation

Falcon Aviation has implemented Rockwell Collins’ ARINC LocalCheckSM Local Departure Control System (L-DCS) to automate the check-in process for the company’s fleet of helicopters and corporate jets. Falcon Aviation provides a host of aviation services, including private jet and helicopter charter, aircraft management and aircraft maintenance and support, to customers throughout the Middle East from… Read more »

Source: Rockwell Collins, 08-Dec-16

Falcon Aviation signs LOI for one H160

Falcon Aviation signs LOI for one H160

Airbus Helicopters and Falcon Aviation have signed a letter of intent for a VIP version of the H160 in a private ceremony today at Ebace. “The H160 is a natural choice as it embodies our company’ standards of high quality, safety and innovation” said Capt. Raman Oberoi, COO of Falcon Aviation. “The H160 is to… Read more »

Source: Airbus, 26-May-16

Falcon Aviation takes delivery of AW169 in UAE for offshore work

Falcon Aviation takes delivery of AW169 in UAE for offshore work

Leonardo-Finmeccanica announced today that Falcon Aviation of Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates) has taken delivery of a new generation AgustaWestland AW169 light intermediate twin helicopter this month. The handover makes Falcon Aviation the first operator in UAE to use the new type and the first customer worldwide to use the aircraft for offshore oil and… Read more »

Source: Leonardo, 25-May-16

Falcon Aviation is golden sponsor of Abu Dhabi Air Expo

Falcon Aviation is golden sponsor of Abu Dhabi Air Expo

Falcon Aviation is Abu Dhabi Air Expo 2016’s Golden sponsor once again, and will be showcasing its services at the event. Currently the company’s fleet comprises of various state of the art helicopters and jets including the Agusta AW109 and AW189, the Bell 412, the Eurocopter EC 130, the Embraer Legacy 600, the Embraer Lineage… Read more »

Source: Falcon Aviation, 09-Mar-16

Falcon to Operate First AW169 in Middle East in Offshore role

Falcon to Operate First AW169 in Middle East in Offshore role

AgustaWestland announced today that the AW139 intermediate twin and the AW189 super medium twin helicopter fleets operated by Gulf Helicopters of Qatar have set two major milestones. Their 17 AW139s used for offshore operations have now achieved 75,000 flight hours while the four AW189s delivered so far have exceeded 1000 flight hours performing long range… Read more »

Source: AgustaWestland, 11-Nov-15

Falcon Aviation Services take delivery of two AW189s

Falcon Aviation Services take delivery of two AW189s

Abu Dhabi-based Falcon Aviation Services are about to receive the two AgustaWestland AW189s they have had on order since at least October 2014 when it was announced by the manufacturer.  The pair of helicopters – registered A6-FHB and A6-FHC – are currently en route from the factory in Italy to their new base in the… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 01-Jun-15

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UAE – Falcon Aviation Services breaks ground on new completion centre

UAE – Falcon Aviation Services breaks ground on new completion centre

Falcon Aviation, a leading VIP jet and helicopter service provider based in Abu Dhabi, UAE, today (December 8) broke ground on the Middle East’s first VIP completion centre at Dubai World Central (DWC), the world’s first purpose-built aerotropolis. See Full Story

Source: Trade Arabia, 15-Dec-14

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Falcon Aviation Services Signs Contract for Two AW189s

Falcon Aviation Services Signs Contract for Two AW189s

AgustaWestland is pleased to announce that Falcon Aviation Services (FAS) of Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates) has signed a contract for two AW189 super medium helicopters in offshore transport configuration. The contract will expand FAS’ fleet of AgustaWestland helicopters, which already includes light helicopters such as the Grand and GrandNew, and will shortly be joined… Read more »

Source: AgustaWestland, 21-Oct-14

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Ramco Aviation wins order from Falcon Aviation Services

Ramco Aviation wins order from Falcon Aviation Services

Close on the heels of signing a leading MRO in US as its customer, Ramco Systems, the global Aviation software provider on Cloud, Mobile and Tablets, today announced Middle East based Falcon Aviation Services as its 65th Aviation customer. Based at Al Bateen Executive Airport, Falcon Aviation Services operates a fleet of corporate jets conducting… Read more »

Source: Ramco Systems, 06-Aug-14

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Falcon Aviation Services to be Diamond Sponsor of Abu Dhabi Air Expo

Falcon Aviation Services to be Diamond Sponsor of Abu Dhabi Air Expo

Falcon Aviation Services (FAS) will be a Diamond Sponsor for the Abu Dhabi Air Expo taking place from 25th-27th February 2014 – See full story

Source: Arabian Aerospace, 22-Jan-14

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Falcon Aviation Services renews Eurocopter maintenance support services agreement

Falcon Aviation Services renews Eurocopter maintenance support services agreement

Maintenance support provided by Falcon Aviation Services for Eurocopter helicopters in the United Arab Emirates and Middle East will be continued with today’s renewal of the two companies’ services agreement. This will ensure the sustainment of top-level maintenance services within Eurocopter’s global support network from such providers as Abu Dhabi-based Falcon Aviation Services , and… Read more »

Source: Eurocopter, 24-Nov-13

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Eurocopter and Falcon Aviation Services renew maintenance support agreement

Eurocopter and Falcon Aviation Services renew maintenance support agreement

Maintenance support provided by Falcon Aviation Services for Eurocopter helicopters in the United Arab Emirates and Middle East will be continued with today’s renewal of the two companies’ services agreement. This will ensure the sustainment of top-level maintenance services within Eurocopter’s global support network from such providers as Abu Dhabi-based Falcon Aviation Services, and enhances… Read more »

Source: Eurocopter, 21-Nov-13

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Falcon Aviation Services signs for two AW169s

Falcon Aviation Services signs for two AW169s

AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company, is pleased to announce that FAS (Falcon Aviation Services) of Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates) has signed firm orders for two AW169 light intermediate helicopters. The announcement was made during an official ceremony held at the Dubai Airshow on November 18th in presence of HH Sheik Zayed bin Sultan bin Khalifa… Read more »

Source: AgustaWestland, 19-Nov-13

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HeliDubai leases two EC130s from Falcon

HeliDubai leases two EC130s from Falcon

Falcon Aviation Services in the UAE is developing a new part of the company’s commercial offerings – helicopter leasing.  Having reported the lease of two Bell 412s last week to Starlite (see Starlite lease in two Bell 412s for Namibia contract), we can now report that Falcon has leased a pair of Eurocopter EC130s to neighbouring… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 18-Feb-13

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Starlite lease in two Bell 412s for Namibia contract

Starlite lease in two Bell 412s for Namibia contract

South African operator Starlite Aviation are leasing in two Bell 412s from Falcon Aviation Services in the UAE, with delivery expected imminently.  The pair have been leased in for an initial twelve months to support an offshore oil exploration contract off the coast of Namibia, starting in March 2013.  They will initially be based at… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 15-Feb-13

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Bell 412 tows 4,600 sq.metre banner – again

Bell 412 tows 4,600 sq.metre banner – again

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. company (NYSE: TXT), announced today that a Bell 412, owned by Falcon Aviation Services (FAS) of Abu Dhabi, flew along the shore of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) while displaying the world’s largest aerial banner in celebration of UAE’s National Day on December 2. “This is our 5th year of flying… Read more »

Source: Bell, 11-Dec-12

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Falcon Aviation Services – first Gold Sponsor of Abu Dhabi Air Expo

Falcon Aviation Services – first Gold Sponsor of Abu Dhabi Air Expo

Falcon Aviation Services (FAS) the leading private aviation company based at Al Bateen Executive Airport , established in 2006 by HH Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, has become the first official partner of the second annual General Aviation Exhibition in the Middle East: Abu Dhabi Air Expo.  The event will take… Read more »

Source: Abu Dhabi Air Expo, 07-Sep-12

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Falcon Aviation Services to start new tour from Marina Mall helipad

Falcon Aviation Services to start new tour from Marina Mall helipad

The 15-minute tour – available from June 21 through to September 15 – starts and ends at Marina Mall helipad and journeys up and down the capital’s majestic Corniche.   (see full story)

Source: AME Info, 04-Jun-12

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Falcon Aviation Services signs new lease with Abu Dhabi Airports Company

Falcon Aviation Services signs new lease with Abu Dhabi Airports Company

Abu Dhabi Airports Company (ADAC) concluded a long term land lease agreement with Falcon Aviation Services (FAS) at Al Bateen Executive Airport. The lease covers an area to the west of the airport where FAS has just commissioned a new 10,000 square metre hangar to support its corporate helicopter and private jet charter and MRO… Read more »

Source: Abu Dhabi Airports, 07-Mar-12

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Falcon receives DAS Vertical Reference Door for 12th Bell 412EP

Falcon receives DAS Vertical Reference Door for 12th Bell 412EP

Abu Dhabi based Falcon Aviation Services (FAS) continues to lead the way in offshore oilfield support in the United Arab Emirates by embracing innovative, safety focused improvements for their Bell 412EP Fleet.  Following the recent decision to upgrade their entire fleet with the BLR FastFin System, FAS have taken delivery of a fully customized DAS… Read more »

Source: Eagle Copters, 26-Feb-12

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Industry First: FastFin added to offshore oil support fleet

Industry First: FastFin added to offshore oil support fleet

Falcon Aviation Services (FAS) of Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, has become the world’s first offshore oil operator to enhance the safety and productivity of its helicopters with the BLR Aerospace FastFin® Tail Rotor Enhancement and Stability System. FAS last year began flying the first new factory-produced Bell 412EP equipped with the FastFin System. Successful… Read more »

Source: BLR Aerospace, 11-Feb-12

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S76C++ makes show debut in Bahrain, with S76D in sight

S76C++ makes show debut in Bahrain, with S76D in sight

Sikorsky has a new S76C++ on display at the Bahrain International Air Show, which runs Thursday 19th to Saturday 21st January.  The aircraft has been sold to an unnamed customer in the region, amid reports that the manufacturer is taking no more orders for the C++ model as their production plans call for a move… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 20-Jan-12

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Falcon Aviation Services announced as Gold Sponsors for Abu Dhabi Air Expo

Falcon Aviation Services announced as Gold Sponsors for Abu Dhabi Air Expo

Al Bateen Executive Airport, the dedicated business aviation airport of Abu Dhabi Airports Company (ADAC), announced today that Falcon Aviation services will be the Gold Sponsor for the first general aviation exhibition in the Middle East, Abu Dhabi Air Expo during 6th- 8th March 2012. Covering key developments and innovation in non-commercial aircraft, jets, helicopters,… Read more »

Source: Al Bateen Airport, 18-Jan-12

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Falcon Aviation Services: Gold Sponsor for the Abu Dhabi Air Expo

Falcon Aviation Services: Gold Sponsor for the Abu Dhabi Air Expo

Falcon Aviation Services (FAS), the renowned private aviation company based at Al Bateen Executive Airport and established in 2006 by HH Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, has become an official partner of the 1st General Aviation Exhibition in the Middle East: Abu Dhabi Air Expo. Along side its VIP stand, where… Read more »

Source: Abu Dhabi Air Expo, 03-Jan-12

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GrandNew and two AW169s for Falcon Aviation Services

GrandNew and two AW169s for Falcon Aviation Services

AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company, is pleased to announce that FAS (Falcon Aviation Services) of Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates) has signed a contract for a GrandNew light twin and a preliminary sale contract for two AW169 helicopters. These latest contracts were signed at the delivery ceremony recently held at AgustaWestland’s Vergiate facility in Italy for… Read more »

Source: AgustaWestland, 28-Sep-11

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28-Mar-11 A6-FLZ Bell 412EP Zakum West Super Complex, UAE

After the passengers had boarded the aircraft, the commander heard a noise and the aircraft suddenly settled and adopted a nose high attitude. The engines were shut down, the passengers and crew disembarked. Subsequent examination of the aircraft by the crew showed that the undercarriage aft crosstube had failed, due to metallurgical fatigue.

28-Mar-11

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16-Mar-11 A6-FLV Bell 412EP Zakum Field, UAE

Uneventful approach and landing on the helideck where it was intended to embark ten passengers and some equipment. After nine passengers had boarded, the aircraft suddenly settled and adopted a nose high attitude. The engines were shut down and the passengers and crew disembarked. Subsequent examination of the aircraft by the crew showed that the… Read more »

16-Mar-11

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Falcon Aviation opens new private heliport in Abu Dhabi

Falcon Aviation opens new private heliport in Abu Dhabi

Falcon has opened a Dh3 million (US$817,000) private heliport and terminal next to Marina Mall to cater for corporate clients and Abu Dhabi’s growing tourism industry.

Source: The National, 08-Apr-10

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Pratt & Whitney Canada Signs FMP(R) Agreement With Falcon Aviation Services

Pratt & Whitney Canada Customer Service Centre Europe GmbH, a joint venture between Pratt & Whitney Canada and MTU Aero Engines, has signed a four-year Fleet Management Program(R) agreement with Falcon Aviation Services of Abu Dhabi

Source: Pratt & Whitney Canada, 20-Nov-09

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Falcon Aviation Services Becomes Worldwide Launch Customer for the S-76Dâ„¢ Helicopter

Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. announced today at the Dubai Air Show that Falcon Aviation Services (FAS) has contracted to purchase two Sikorsky S-76D™  helicopters, with options to purchase two more, becoming the worldwide launch customer for the new aircraft.

Source: Sikorsky, 17-Nov-09

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Falcon Aviation Services takes two more Bell 412s

Bell Helicopter delivered two Bell 412EP helicopters to Falcon Aviation Services, taking the Al Bateen, Abu Dhabi-based operator’s 412 fleet to 10, eight of which were delivered this year.

Source: AIN, 16-Nov-09

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Bell Helicopter Delivers 412s to Falcon Aviation Services

Bell Helicopter Delivers 412s to Falcon Aviation Services

Bell Helicopter kicked off its participation in the Dubai Air Show with the latest delivery of two Bell 412EP helicopters to Falcon Aviation Services. This delivery makes the ninth and tenth 412’s delivered to Falcon Aviation Services, eight of which have been delivered this year.

Source: Bell, 16-Nov-09

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Falcon Aviation Services launches its sightseeing services during Formula 1

The Private Jet and Helicopter provider will also be offering aerial sightseeing tours onboard of their Eurocopter EC130 to discover Abu Dhabi from the sky.

Source: AME, 30-Oct-09

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Helicopter operators meet before Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

Helicopter operators meet before Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

All operators are now briefed and all the necessary planning is now in place throughout the concerned departments to cope with the high volume of helicopters into and out of Yas Island

Source: AME, 16-Oct-09

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Falcon Aviation Services adds helicopter sightseeing to the list of activities available in Abu Dhabi

FAS has now developed a similar offer to fill the gap of aerial sightseeing services in Abu Dhabi,” said Faisal Al Rawas, Vice President Sales and Marketing. “The terminal is strategically located next to the marina mall and will be base to exciting helicopter tours over the capital’s most iconic landmarks such as The Emirates… Read more »

Source: AME, 15-Oct-09

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First Eurocopter EC135 Hermès Is Back on the Market

Falcon Aviation Services, a charter operator based in Abu Dhabi, has placed its Eurocopter EC 135 “L’Hélicoptère par Hermès” on the market, less than five months after taking delivery

Source: http://www.ainonline.com/news/single-news-page/article/first-eurocopter-ec-135-hermes-is-back-on-the-market/, 01-Oct-09

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Eurocopter delivers first Hermès EC135 to Falcon Aviation Services

Eurocopter delivers first Hermès EC135 to Falcon Aviation Services

The first “l’Hélicoptère par Hermès” has just been delivered to Falcon Aviation Services, provider of high level aviation services in the UAE and Gulf regions, in Abu Dhabi. To celebrate its arrival in the UAE, this exclusive EC135 helicopter is presented today at the Emirates Palace .

Source: Eurocopter, 04-May-09

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