Airlift has taken delivery of its first Airbus H145
helicopter, becoming the first operator of this model in Greece.
Thanks to the high versatility of its cabin
configuration, the twin-engine helicopter will mainly be
dedicated to VIP transfers but can also be used for emergency
medical transport and fire-fighting, if needed.
The new H145 will be the fifth helicopter to join
Airlift’s Airbus fleet, which also includes H125, H130
and H135 family models.
“Having led helicopter operations in
Greece for almost 20 years, we are very happy to be the first to
introduce the H145 in the country,” said Alexandros
Papadospyridakis, CEO of Airlift. “We appreciate the H145’s
versatility to perform various types of missions, along with its
spacious, comfortable cabin, which should be welcomed by our
The Airbus H145 incorporates an innovative Helionix avionics
system and 4-axis autopilot. The aircraft's combination of speed
and performance, along with its large cabin and rear-loading
clamshell doors, makes it the aircraft of choice for a variety of
civil missions worldwide.
“Airlift is a long-term partner for Airbus, and I
am very honoured by their continued trust in our products,”
said Henri Stell, Director of European Sales at Airbus
Helicopters. "We believe that the H145, with its enhanced safety
features, excellent availability rate and easy maintenance, will
be an outstanding fit for Airlift to continue developing its