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ACH145 on super yacht, the comfort to reach everywhere you need

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Aircraft: Helicopters

Helicopter on a super yachts , the ultimate luxury or ultimate comfort.​

An existing private customer of ACH,  a highly experienced user of Airbus Helicopters, received the first of two ACH145. This is the first step in a fleet renewal programme, two aircraft will be primarily flown from super yachts in the Mediterranean and Caribbean regions. 

Isle of Man-based helicopter management and operation specialist Luviair will manage the ACH145s as well as an ACH160 that has been acquired. The three aircraft will replace another three currently in service. 

The second ACH145 will be delivered in the final quarter of 2019 and the ACH160, which will be used for onshore transport, will be delivered following certification.

Luviair has operated a fleet of VIP Airbus helicopters for almost 20 years, managing every aspect of its clients’ operations from operational bases in London, the Mediterranean, theCaribbean and on board some of the largest superyachts in the world. 

The ACH145s feature the ACH Line interior cabin concept in a bespoke version designed by London-headquartered Harrison Eidsgaard who also created the exterior livery inspired by the yacht environment. The ACH160 will have the ACH Exclusive concept providing an exceptional level of luxury.

Frederic Lemos, Head of ACH, said: “We greatly value our relationship with this customer who knows our aircraft well, and we strongly appreciate their loyalty in selecting the ACH145 and, in particular, the new ACH160 after nearly two decades of operating Airbus helicopters.

“The transition to this new generation of Airbus helicopters is a clear demonstration that the ACH160 meets the demanding requirements of the most discerning corporate helicopter customers.”

The full ACH helicopter range consists of the ACH125, ACH130, ACH135, ACH145, ACH160 and ACH175 variants of Airbus Helicopters’ comprehensive and market-leading family of light and medium models. A range of premium-design aircraft completions, including bespoke solutions, is available for all models.

Renowned for its combination of versatility and comfort, the ACH range of helicopters is admired by passengers and pilots alike for its stylish interiors, smooth and quiet ride allied to its technologically advanced Helionix digital avionics system ensuring carefree handling and the highest level of safety.



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