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SonAir Selects Heli-One unit in Poland for Super Puma G-Checks

SonAir Selects Heli-One unit in Poland for Super Puma G-Checks

SonAir Serviço Aéreo, S.A., a provider of onshore and offshore helicopter services to Angolan oil facilities, will benefit from the world-class maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services offered at Heli-One’s Rzeszow, Poland facility. Heli-One will perform G-Check inspections and custom painting on four AS332L2 Super Puma helicopters for SonAir. “Heli-One’s Poland facility provides us with… Read more »

Source: Heli-One, 07-Oct-15

02-Jul-15 D2-EWA Airbus AS365N3 Nhime, Angola (6F)

Crashed and burnt out.  Wreckage not found for six days.  Helicopter was being operated for National Institute of Medical Emergencies

02-Jul-15

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SonAir receives three EC225s, financed through Milestone

SonAir receives three EC225s, financed through Milestone

The worldwide fleet of EC225s that perform heli-lift duties for oil and gas operators increased by three today with Airbus Helicopters’ triple delivery of workhorse rotorcraft acquired by Milestone Aviation Group and leased to SonAir – an African operator – which will utilize them in Angola. The handover ceremony in Marignane, France marked the latest… Read more »

Source: Airbus Helicopters, 06-Jun-14

Angola SonAir takes delivery of EC225

Angola SonAir takes delivery of EC225

Airbus Helicopters’ EC225 presence in the African oil and gas heli-lift market will expand following delivery of an additional workhorse rotorcraft to SonAir, which is to deploy this long-range helicopter on operations in Angola. A handover ceremony today in Marignane, France marked the EC225’s delivery, with this latest aircraft joining SonAir’s Airbus Helicopters-built fleet of… Read more »

Source: Airbus, 06-May-14

Milestone leases three EC225s to SonAir

Milestone leases three EC225s to SonAir

Milestone Aviation Group, the global leader in helicopter leasing, and SonAir, the largest African helicopter operator and a subsidiary of the Angolan national oil company Sonangol, announced that three of Milestone’s record order for 30 of Airbus Helicopters’ EC225s will begin performing airlift duties for Angola’s oil and gas sector. The arrangements, announced today on… Read more »

Source: Milestone Aviation Group, 27-Feb-14

SonAir resumes Eurocopter EC225 operations

SonAir resumes Eurocopter EC225 operations

SonAir, Africa’s largest oil and gas helicopter operator, has become the first operator to resume passenger transportation flights with the suspended EC225 fleet. Three flights were performed successfully with two EC225s from Luanda to two offshore platforms. Based in Angola, SonAir is the aviation division of Sonangol, Angola’s national oil company. Its resumption of EC225… Read more »

Source: Eurocopter, 01-Aug-13

CHC transfers Super Puma from Angola to UK

CHC transfers Super Puma from Angola to UK

CHC have in the last 24 hours registered a AS332L2 Super Puma in the UK – serial 2398 as G-CHCY.  This aircraft had previously been operated for eight years by SonAir in Angola in full CHC colours and titles. Jeremy Parkin – HeliHub.com

Source: HeliHub.com, 24-May-12

Angola’s SonAir completes delivery of six Sikorsky S76C++

Angola’s SonAir completes delivery of six Sikorsky S76C++

SonAir has recently taken delivery of the second batch of three Sikorsky S76C++ helicopters to complete the order for six which the manufacturer announced in March 2011. The first three, serial number 797, 809 and 810 were all cancelled from the FAA register to Angola in late October and early November.  The remainder, serials 811,… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 01-Feb-12

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Angola’s SonAir signs for six S-76C++

Angola’s SonAir signs for six S-76C++

Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. and SonAir Servico Aereo, S.A. (SonAir)  today announced the signing of a contract for six S-76C++â„¢ helicopters in a ceremony held at Heli-Expo.  Sikorsky is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX). SonAir has been flying Sikorsky products for more than 15 years in support of offshore oil operations in Angola…. Read more »

Source: Sikorsky, 06-Mar-11

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