Abu Dhabi Aviation
Abu Dhabi International Airport
Abu Dhabi 2723
United Arab Emirates,
Abu Dhabi Aviation is the largest commercial helicopter operator in the Middle East, operating 59 helicopters (8 Augusta Westland AW139 - additional 13 awaiting delivery, 15 Bell 412, 19 Bell 212 and 4 Bell 206), several fixed-wing aircraft (DHC-8); employing over 748 personnel, including some 129 pilots and 221 aircraft maintenance engineers. The bulk of the Companys business activity is in support of Abu Dhabi Offshore Oil and Engineering / Construction Companies. Other business activities include medical evacuation, survey, photography and charter. Additionally, all crop spraying in the UAE is accomplished by ADA, as well as most aerial spraying in the Sultanate of Oman.
Abu Dhabi Aviation has also expanded its operations to neighbouring areas and has completed numerous Contracts throughout the Middle East, to include Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Kuwait, Sultanate of Oman, Republic of Yemen, Spain, Pakistan and Eritrea. Seismic surveys in search of oil and other natural resources have been completed utilizing specialist underslung load techniques using a 100 ft long line, thus enabling the helicopter to remain well clear of all obstructions. This same technique has also been used most successfully to conduct other work, such as erecting pylons as part of government schemes to bring electricity to remote areas and construction of microwave towers.
ADA currently operates 1 Bell 212 helicopters in support of long term contract for a major oil company in the Republic of Yemen. A fire fighting contract in Spain, utilizing between 6 to 9 Bell 212 helicopters. The Companys Marketing Department actively pursues new business opportunities worldwide. Since the Companys inception, ADA has flown over 770,000 hours in helicopters and over 35,000 hours in fixed wing aircraft.
Bell Helicopter awarded Abu Dhabi Aviation with a plaque representing 700,000 helicopter hours. The high intensity of offshore oil support work has required an annual average of some 200,000 landings and take-offs. In an average month, 15,000 passengers and 162,000 kgs. of freight are transferred to and from offshore areas. In addition, over 11,000 passengers are moved between various locations offshore. Sustaining these rates has required a high degree of dedication, commitment and professionalism on the part of the pilots, engineers and supporting staff.
Abu Dhabi Aviation has immediate employment opportunities and intends to invite experienced aviation expatriates under the following categories detailed below;
Fixed Wing Pilots
Licensed Aircraft Engineers (Airframe & Powerplant)
Licensed Aircraft Engineers (Avionics)
Quality Assurance Inspectors
Component Overhaul Engineers/Technicians
Engine Workshop Technicians(PT6 / PW100)
Radio Workshop Technicians
Aircraft Spray Painters
Sheet metal / structural repair technicians
Aircraft Maintenance Engineers
Technical Records Administrators
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