Established in 1992, the Franco-German-Spanish Airbus Helicopters is a division of the Airbus Group, a world leader in aerospace and defense-related services.
The Airbus Helicopters employs approximately 22,000 people. In 2012, Eurocopter confirmed its position as the world’s No. 1 helicopter manufacturer with a turnover of 6.3 billion euros, orders for 469 new helicopters and a 44 percent market share in the civil and parapublic sectors. Overall, Airbus Helicopters’ rotorcraft account for 33 percent of the worldwide civil and parapublic fleet. Airbus Helicopters strong international presence is ensured by its subsidiaries and participations in 21 countries.
Airbus Helicopters’ worldwide network of service centers, training facilities, distributors and certified agents supports more than 2,900 customers. There are currently more than 11,780 Eurocopter helicopters in service in 148 countries. Airbus Helicopters offers the most comprehensive civil and military helicopter range in the world and is fully committed to safety as the most important aspect of its business.