The Helibras will attend the 9th LABACE - Latin American Business Aviation Conference & Exhibition, which takes place at Congonhas airport in Sao Paulo, between days 15, 16 and 17 August. The company will deliver two new aircraft to Brazilian clients and make them their new building plans in the area of services - technical assistance, review, maintenance and modernization of helicopters, including the expansion of its support network in the country.
On the 15th, a company of Maranhão receive its first helicopter, an EC120 - aircraft with seating for four passengers and a pilot. The next day, there will be a supply of AS350 Squirrel B3e to a business group of Sao Paulo. These aircraft - the most marketed by the company in Brazil - will be on display in booth Helibras, along with an AS365 N3 twin-engine medium ideal for the executive market. There is also the expectation that new contracts are signed sales during the fair.
"As always, our customers receive, with our products and any support that a company with manufacturing base in the country and constantly evolving technology can offer," says François Arnaud, Vice President Sales and Marketing of Helibras.
At the event, some actions of the Pilot Club - company initiative dedicated exclusively to helicopter pilots - will be held, as the prize of a photo contest and actions of relationship with this audience.
Vice President of Support Services and Helibras Flávio Pires, who took office under the new organizational structure of Helibras, held in late 2011, will also be on display for customers LABACE growth plans and improvements in the services offered after the sale.
With extensive experience managing fleets of aircraft, maintenance, and sales in the aerospace, aeronautical, mechanical engineer is reorganizing the entire service area and customer service, in order to improve time, cost and uptime of Eurocopter aircraft / Helibras that currently operate in all states.
"We are increasing capacity and productivity of the workshops, so that each helicopter remains the shortest possible time for maintenance, we also integrate the management of parts and components and open, starting this year, new bases of care - beyond those currently in work headquarters in Itajubá (MG), and the workshop in São Paulo (SP). We want to bring more and more customers and where their helicopters operate, "says the executive.
Helibras's investment in expanding its area of support and customer service results from the expansion of the fleet of executive aircraft company in Brazil, which today is 200 helicopters or 48% of this market segment - excluding military and government models also attended by the company in terms of maintenance.