Airbus Helicopters - Global Market Leader in 2019

Issue: 03-2020

Airbus Helicopters logged gross orders for 369 helicopters in 2019 (310 net orders), combined with its support and services revenue, worth more than € 7 billion (about $7.58 billion). The company delivered 332 rotorcraft, including the landmark 1000th Super Puma with a 54 percent market share in terms of units. On the civil side, the H125 and H145 remain best-sellers on the market with 130 and 91 bookings in 2019 respectively. Airbus Helicopters also reinforced its position in the military market due to successes with international campaigns such as 23 NH90 for Spain and 25 H225M mainly for Hungary and Indonesia. 2019 saw Airbus Helicopters deploying its global support contracts on the military side with a key support contract for the NH90 in service in the German Army, the Tiger, Cougar and Caracal contracts in France, and a five-year extension of the through-life support contract for the Australian Army’s Armed Reconnaissance Helicopter (ARH) Tiger. On the civil side, 250 additional helicopters were covered by global HCare contracts.