Airbus Helicopters Company has signed a partnership deal with EAN Aviation Limited, making the Nigerian company a distributor for Airbus Helicopters in West Africa.
According to a statement, the strategic partnership between the companies focuses on the West African civilian market, excluding the military.
“In essence, civil customers in Nigeria can now contract directly with EAN Aviation Limited who will be offering sales, servicing and support for helicopters in the West African region,” the statement added
The Chief Executive Officer, EAN Aviation Limited, Segun Demuren, noted that EAN has been at the forefront of business aviation development in Nigeria for over a decade
Demuren said the company looks forward to leveraging its impressive network, in-depth market understanding to grow the helicopter services industry and to add value to Airbus Helicopters activity in the West African region by deepening connectivity and operational efficiency.
According to him, Nigeria for example has over 32 airports but the 774 local governments can be accessed by helicopters.
“We are glad to be affiliated with a brand that has gained the trust of millions of people, based on their decades of experience and millions of flight hours”, he said.