Our Affiliates Air Ocean Maroc -Air Ambulance has been awarded a new contract by Confederation of African Football (CAF) to provide round the clock fast jet air ambulance service to the 2021-22 CAF champions league Tournament.
The business was won in the face of a fare stiff competition and will run for the entire tournament period taking place in Douala, Cameroon, from Sun, Jan 9, 2022 – Sun, Feb 6, 2022 offering Air Medical services for participants, Staff and organizers.
To deliver the services, Air Ocean Maroc has repositioned a fully intergraded Hawker 800XP with lates technology and state of art equipment's along with most of its experienced pilots and Medical-crew.
Air Ocean Maroc CEO, Mr. Mohammed El Masaoudi, said: "It's a major boost for the company to win this very significant Air Ambulance contract, and an endorsement of the quality of the services we provide as an EURAMI certified Air Ambulance Operator.
"Competition for this contract was intense. We had to demonstrate a pricing and quality of service to get across and be able to satisfy the rigorous scoring criteria.
"We are delighted to have been awarded the 2022 CAF Tournament's contract. this prestigious award represents another major milestone in our strategic ambition to achieve Our Vision to be Africa's number 1 leading Air Ambulance provider."
GHC received HAI Operator Safety Award plaque for 2016 and 2017.This is further to the award GHC received in 2015.
Sofema Aviation Services (SAS) has entered into a Business Partner Agreement with Gulf Helicopters Company to act as SAS’s representative and intermediary to market the EASA compliant regulatory training courses and vocational training courses.
This partnership will facilitate Open Training Sessions and In-company training sessions in line with the requirement of the clients.
Gulf Helicopters Company is able to address your training requirements and is able to conduct the courses either at our Training Academy Premises or at other suitable venue.
The list of courses offered are available under other Training Course
Kuwait Air Show 17 January to 20 January 2018
Finmeccanica-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. Seventeen AW139s used for offshore operations have now achieved 75,000 flight hours while four AW189s have exceeded 1000 flight hours in longer range Oil&Gas support missions.
Gulf Helicopters is a prime player in the helicopter service market in the Middle East and is benefitting from the advantages of the AgustaWestland’s Family of new generation helicopters. The AW139 and AW189, together with the AW169 light intermediate, all possess the same high performance flight characteristics and safety features whilst sharing the same common cockpit concept and design philosophy. This approach delivers real cost savings in areas such as training, maintenance and support for operators having two or three of the models in their fleets.
Mr. Mohamed Al Mohannadi, CEO of Gulf Helicopters stated “We are looking to expand our global presence not only for our core business of helicopter operations but also for our engineering and training capabilities. We are continuing to work with AgustaWestland and other OEMs to complement their efforts in providing efficient services with regard to engineering and training support”.
Gulf Helicopters first ordered the AW139 in 2007 for offshore transport missions as part of its fleet renewal and expansion plans. Gulf Helicopters is also an AgustaWestland authorized service centre for AW139s and also one of the first helicopter companies to have its own AW139 full flight simulator to support its own operations and for third party use. Additionally, Gulf Helicopters was established as an AgustaWestland Authorised Training Centre for the type in September 2013. The operator has a total of fifteen AW189s on order and the relevant training activities will also benefit from the purchase of an AW189 EASA CS-FSTD(H) FFS Level C Simulator from AgustaWestland.
Pratt & Whitney Canada Corp. (P&WC) has expanded on-wing mobile repair team (MRT) capabilities and line maintenance options for operators of its PT6T, PT6C and PW207E helicopter engines in the Middle East. P&WC’s Customer Service Centre – Europe is welcoming Gulf Helicopters Company (GHC), as a Premium Service.Pratt & Whitney Canada Corp. (P&WC) has expanded on-wing mobile repair team (MRT) capabilities and line maintenance options for operators of its PT6T, PT6C and PW207E helicopter engines in the Middle East. P&WC’s Customer Service Centre – Europe is welcoming Gulf Helicopters Company (GHC), as a Premium Service
24-OCT-2014 >> Gulf Helicopter has successfully introduced the AW189 into our International Offshore Fleet
GHC received HAI Operator Safety Award plaque for 2014 and 2015. This is further to the award GHC received in 2013.
Redstar Aviation, the Turkish Subsidiary of Gulf Helicopters expands into VIP Charter
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GHC’s diversified fleet and engineering capabilities offer cost effective solutions to meet its Clients’ challenging requirements with a focus on Safety & Performance.
Whether the requirement is Offshore or Onshore, GHC’s Fleet of 41 Helicopters are configured to the highest standards to perform a multitude of task including Logistical Support, Seismic, Under-slung, Photo, VVIP Transportation and Medical Support.
In 2008, Gulf Helicopters Company joined forces with Gulf International Drilling and Al-Koot Insurance Companies as Gulf International Services (GIS), becoming a public shareholding company on the Doha Securities Market (DSM).