In conversation with Ben Bridge, EVP Global Business at Airbus Helicopters
BenBridge interacted and spoke with Vayu during the visit. We focused more on what Airbus helicopters’ was currently engaged in worldwide rather than only India. On the topic of civil and parapublic markets and launch of the Airbus Corporate Helicopters ACH, he stated, “This segment has seen a downturn since the past 5 years or so but we expect to see it grow again from 2019 on. As of today, we have secured 33% of the while strengthening our customers’ satisfaction, we have decided to launch Airbus Corporate Helicopters (ACH). The range of our helicopters is the same for all our customers but the equipment solutions we offer are tailored to the for this segment is really a philosophy which requires a dedicated approach. Benchmarking the corporate jet industry’s highest standards, ACH makes a difference in the ownership experience and the high-end quality of its Corporate/ transport needs. ACH was launched in 2017 and we are looking forward to seeing ACH160 is highly anticipated in the small medium market and is generating helicopters incorporating Helionix, our state-of-the-art avionics solution and process of delivering an H225 to a customer in the Middle East”.
The affable Ben Bridge has over a decade and a half experience with BAE Systems where he was Regional Managing Director for Europe and the Americas, and previously as Managing Director for the Middle East and Africa. Bridge also served as International Sales Director for BAE’s Security and Intelligence Division and brings a broad and valid portfolio of experience in global business Gazelle.