New helicopter hub to be opened in Dubai under Leonardo, Falcon plan

A rotorcraft terminal will be established in Dubai next year in close proximity to the Expo 2020 area

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The new rotorcraft terminal will combine a helipad, a showroom and lounge areas in a single city-based heliport and will support the development of a network of point-to-point connections for both urban transfers and connections between cities.
The new rotorcraft terminal will combine a helipad, a showroom and lounge areas in a single city-based heliport and will support the development of a network of point-to-point connections for both urban transfers and connections between cities.

A rotorcraft terminal will be established in Dubai next year in close proximity to the Expo 2020 area, under plans unveiled by Leonardo and Falcon Aviation Services.

The initiative, announced at Dubai Airshow, will meet the growing demands for sustainable and modern vertical lift mobility as well as greater access to urban areas, a statement said.

The new rotorcraft terminal will combine a helipad, a showroom and lounge areas in a single city-based heliport and will support the development of a network of point-to-point connections for both urban transfers and connections between cities.

VIP and charter services users and passengers will be provided with levels of service typically available only in larger private airport facilities far from downtown and urban areas, the statement added.

Operator Falcon Aviation Services will use the terminal to deliver best-in-class helicopter transport services. dubai

Alessandro Profumo, Leonardo CEO, said: “This one of a kind initiative demonstrates that Leonardo, together with its long-established leading partners, is shaping the way we will fly in the next few decades. We’re proud to have joined forces with Falcon Aviation Services on this project in Dubai which will provide unprecedented levels of quality transportation services during a world class event like Expo 2020.” More

By Sam Bridge arabianbusiness.com