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Air Forces Malta Receives Third AW139

Air Forces Malta Receives Third AW139

Malta’s Armed Forced recently received their third new Augusta Bell AW139. The helicopter, priced at €13 million, was partially paid for by the European Union and the three helicopters now serve as the backbone of the Air Wing’s squadron, reports Times of Malta. The AW139 is equipped to be used as an air ambulance, maritime… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 04-Jan-17

Air ambulance service inaugurated in Gozo with Bell 412

Air ambulance service inaugurated in Gozo with Bell 412

An air ambulance service was inaugurated earlier this morning at Xewkija Heliport in Gozo. This inauguration follows the initiation of works at Gozo General Hospital a few weeks ago as part of a multimillion project to overhaul the health services in Gozo, including the rebuilding of the hospital. The helicopter forms part of Vitals Global… Read more »

Source: Maltese Government, 19-Aug-16

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Malta orders third AW139

Malta orders third AW139

The Armed Forces of Malta will soon have its third helicopter, as the government has signed a contract for a €14 million deal part of which will be financed by the European Union. See full story

Source: Independent, 08-Jul-15

Complete Register – Malta – January 2015

Complete Register – Malta – January 2015

This news item is part of the HeliHub.com “Complete Registers” series, listing every helicopter Currently registered in a particular country. While the majority of our updates continue to be focused on monthly or quarterly reviews of the registrations which have changed (added, removed, change of ownership etc), the “Complete Registers” series allows us to include… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 19-Jan-15

Armed Forces of Malta takes delivery of second AW139

Armed Forces of Malta takes delivery of second AW139

Armed Forces of Malta have reported the arrival of their second AgustaWestland AW139 from the Italian production line.  Arriving on its Italian test registration I-EASI, the helicopter is serial 31595 and carries local military registration AS1429.  It has been at least partly-funded by the EU’s External Borders Fund 2007-2013. Jeremy Parkin – HeliHub.com

Source: HeliHub.com, 19-Dec-14

Gulf Helicopters AW189s supporting Libyan rig from Malta

Gulf Helicopters AW189s supporting Libyan rig from Malta

Gulf Helicopters have taken delivery of three AW189s to date, with a fourth not far away.  The first two of these are now based at Luqa in Malta.  HeliHub.com understands that the Qatar-baesd operator hasopters have a contract to support oil/gas rigs off Libya for Eni North Africa BV and that operations commenced on 24th… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 20-Nov-14

Refurbished Armed Forces of Malta Air Wing hangar inaugurated

Refurbished Armed Forces of Malta Air Wing hangar inaugurated

The refurbished and upgraded Hangar 3 (ex-RAF Hangar) and supporting facilities at the AFM Air Wing has been inaugurated. See Full Story

Source: Times of Malta, 10-Nov-14

Armed Forces of Malta celebrate delivery of first AW139

Armed Forces of Malta celebrate delivery of first AW139

AgustaWestlandis pleased to announce thatthe Armed Forces of Malta celebrated today the delivery of their first AW139 intermediate twin-engine helicopter during an official ceremony. The aircraft, delivered in June, will primarily be used to perform maritime border control missions. The best-in-class AW139 was selected following an extensive evaluation process thanks to its unmatched capability, performance… Read more »

Source: AgustaWestland, 07-Aug-14

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Armed Forces of Malta take delivery of first new helicopter

Having previously flown helicopters donated by other countries – Italy and Libya – Armed Forces of Malta have now taken delivery of their first new helicopter, an AW139  See full story

25-Jun-14

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Armed Forces of Malta to acquire second AW139

Armed Forces of Malta to acquire second AW139

AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company, is pleased to announce that the Armed Forces of Malta has taken up the option for a second AW139 intermediate twin engine helicopter. The helicopter will be used to conduct mainly maritime border control missions. The delivery of the second AW139 is scheduled for June 2015, while the first helicopter will… Read more »

Source: AgustaWestland, 11-Apr-14

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Complete Register – Malta – January 2013

Complete Register – Malta – January 2013

This news item is part of the HeliHub.com “Complete Registers” series, listing every helicopter Currently registered in a particular country. While the majority of our updates continue to be focused on monthly or quarterly reviews of the registrations which have changed (added, removed, change of ownership etc), the “Complete Registers” series allows us to include the more… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 30-Jan-14

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Malta – Eurocopter loses court appeal against AgustaWestland

Malta – Eurocopter loses court appeal against AgustaWestland

Just three weeks after Eurocopter appealed the process when they lost a tender for three helicopters to AgustaWestland, a court in Malta has upheld the original decisions. Eurocopter had resorted to an official court review after the failure of two administrative appeals to the Public Contract Review Board. The appeal was reportedly on the basis… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 08-Apr-13

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Malta tender halted as fingers point to AgustaWestland

Malta tender halted as fingers point to AgustaWestland

Court notes changes in the tender specifications as ‘illegal’ after the tender was originally issued, and questions fielded by Eurocopter remaining unanswered (see full story)

Source: Malta Star, 07-Mar-13

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Two Heli Union Super Pumas escape Libyan crisis

Two Heli Union Super Pumas escape Libyan crisis

Two French registered Super Pumas have arrived in Malta, apparently “escaping” the crisis in Libya where they have been based at Tripoli International Airport since July 2005.  The pair are both operated by Heli Union.  The Times Of Malta is reporting that their departure from Libya was so hurried that only one passenger of seven… Read more »

Source: Helihub.com, 21-Feb-11

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Malta’s Air Wing completes a €2M refit

Malta’s Air Wing completes a €2M refit

The Armed Forces of Malta’s Air Wing has completed a €2M refit project which saw the installation of new turbine engines and top of the range avionics on one of its Islanders as well as the full return to service of a third Aerospatiale SA316B Alouette helicopter. The project, which was co-financed by the European… Read more »

Source: Police Aviation News, 04-Nov-10

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Malta-Gozo helicopter permit granted

Eagle Heli Tours has been granted a landing permit by the authorities to operate ad hoc helicopter flights between Malta and Gozo, from Malta International Airport to the Gozo Heliport.

Source: Times of Malta, 08-Sep-09

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Malta Heli Tours – new sightseeing operator on island of Malta

Source: Times of Malta, 17-Feb-09

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