Abu Dhabi Aviation

IATA Code: -- | ICAO code: AXU | Callsign: Abakan Avia

Abu Dhabi Aviation  طيران أبوظبي
Abu Dhabi International Airport,
PO Box 2723, Abu Dhabi,
United Arab Emirates
Tel: 971-2-5758000
Fax: 971-2-5757775

Ownership: listed and traded on Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange, Abu Dhabi Investment Council holds 30%, (Symbol: ADAVIATION)

Maximus Air Cargo (95%),
Royal Jet (5%)

Abu Dhabi Aviation is based in Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH) as its main base of operation . Incorporated in 1975, Abu Dhabi Aviation serves oil fields and economic facilities in both the UAE and other Arab states, as well as Spain, Pakistan, and Eritrea. It is the largest commercial helicopter operator in the Middle East.  Also provides a range of other services, including, firefighting, crop dusting, aerial photography, seismic survey, search and rescue and medevac. Helicopter operations commenced in 1976, adding fixed-wing aircraft in 1991.

Executives: Thanoon Bin Zahid (Chairman), Hamdan Al-Nahyan(Vice Chairman), Mohammed Ibrahim Al-Mazroul (General Manager), Lee Bill (Operations Manager).

Abu Dhabi Aviation fleet consist of the following aircraft:

  • 2 x Bombardier Dash 8 Q200
  • 1 x Bombardier Dash 8 Q300
  • 1 x Bombardier Dash 8 Q400
  • 2 x De Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter Series 300
  • 11 x Augusta Westland AW139
  • 19 x Bell 212
  • 15 x Bell 412