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Airbus Helicopters International Services

Airbus Helicopters International Services

Airbus Helicopters International Services (AHIS) is dedicated to the recruitment, training and management of qualified personnel that are deployed in support of rotorcraft and fixed-wing aircraft operators around the globe. Created in 2010, it is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Airbus Helicopters, with three service categories: Field Assistance, Aircrew Assistance and Consulting.

Field assistance

Under the umbrella of Airbus Helicopters International Services’ field assistance capabilities, the company delivers turnkey solutions to customers where adaptability and speed of response are essential.

Leveraging its qualified and licensed Technical Team, AHIS studies customer needs in order to propose the best solution in the optimal timeframe. The company is a European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) Part 145-approved Maintenance organization, with technicians that are Part 66-Licensed with the necessary Type Rating.

Skills & missions

Technical representation

  • Skills: Technical Representative, Logistic Field Representative, Fleet Manager
  • Missions: Customer Support, Technical Expertise, Logistic Support, Fleet Management

Maintenance centres

  • Skills: Licensed Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (Part 66) EASA-CAA-CASA-SACAA, Aircraft Maintenance Engineer, Sheet Metal Worker, Composite Repair Agent, Warehouse Keeper, Armourer
  • Missions: Line Maintenance, Ferry Flight, Re-assembly of light noncomplex aircraft, Base Maintenance C and G inspections, Service Bulletins and Retrofits, Global MRO Services

Aircrew assistance

With its aircrew assistance capabilities, Airbus Helicopters International Services provides flexible and adaptable solutions that enable rotorcraft operators to optimize their fleet availability.

The AHIS team is dedicated to delivering the desired mission outcomes, on time and on budget – utilising a team of pilots that are qualified by EASA, the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA).

Skills & missions

  • Skills: Ground Inspector, Ground Examiner, Flight Instructor, Flight Examiner, Type Rating Instructor, Type Rating Examiner, Synthetic Flight Instruction, Licensed Pilot
  • Missions: Ground & Flight Instruction, Flight Simulator Instruction, Ferry Flight, Return to Service, Flight Test, Mission support


Airbus Helicopters International Services’ portfolio of customised Consulting Services directly responds to customer requests for guidance on improving their day-to-day operations.
This services category supplements AHIS’ offerings for operational assistance, and also allows Airbus Helicopters to promote its expertise while becoming more closely engaged with customers. 
AHIS has the capabilities and capacity to support all aspects of a customer’s operation, and has particular expertise working with Safety Management Systems – which have become standard throughout the global aviation sector. 


Aviation regulation

  • Assistance for Maintenance Organization Approval, Air Operator Certificate support, SMS, QMS, regulatory Compliance Audits, EMS.

Maintenance engineering

  • Airworthiness Services, Aircraft Damage Assessment, Best Industrial Practice, DMC & DOC Analyses.


  • Spares Management, Warehouse Infrastructure Engineering & Support, Stock Optimization, Document Management, Transport Advice, AEO Approval & Support.

Training & flight ops.

  • Aircraft Standard Operating Procedure, Flight and Mission Preparation, Digital Flight Data Support, Risk Assessment, Regulatory training.


An expert team

Airbus Helicopters International Services is able to deliver the highest-quality customer support thanks to its talented engineers and technicians, who are trained and qualified in accordance with industry regulations.

Each of these specialists is dedicated to ensuring quick and efficient turnaround times, without sacrificing quality or safety, and can service the entire Airbus Helicopters product line, as well as rotorcraft from other manufacturers and fixed-wing aircraft.

Why choose AHIS?

  • Greater reactivity, with shorter offer turnaround times and rapid mission set-up
  • Full capabilities for Airbus Helicopters’ product line of rotorcraft, including technical assistance, logistical assistance, fleet management, aircrew and consulting services
  • Dedicated (and innovative) resource management tools, enabling resources management in real-time, forecast experts allocation, mission follow-up and more

Global footprint

Airbus Helicopters International Services’ core business is managed from its Dublin, Ireland-based headquarters facility; while the company’s activities in Asia are supported by a hub in Singapore.

The map below identifies the countries in which Airbus Helicopters International Services has performed, or continues to perform, missions on behalf of its global customer base. 

For these activities, AHIS deploys technicians, pilots, experts and consultants (employees and independent contractors) for short-to-long-term assignments.



Airbus Helicopters International Services
First Floor
6 Georges Dock
Dublin 1

Telephone: +353 1 791 9750

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