SB Havacılık A.Ş. (SBAir)- Official Distributor of Airbus Helicopters
SBAir was founded in 2017 as a co-initiative of Bayegan, who is the only Turkish firm that specializes in the marketing and trading of petroleum, petroleum products, fertilizers and other raw materials globally and Swan Aviation, who is dominant actor of Turkish business jet aviation in Turkey
Soon after its establishment, in 2017, SBAir signed exclusive distribution agreement with Airbus Helicopters (previously named Eurocopter) who is the world’s leading manufacturer of helicopters, offering the most comprehensive products of civilian and military helicopters in the World in order Airbus to strengthen its existence in Turkey.
By this agreement, SBAir has got has got the privilege and for sure required capability as well, to provide maintenance, logistic and training with a view to support cutting edge technologic helicopters and to be very strong local partner. To do so, SBAir has got DGCA Part 145 and Airbus Approved Maintenance Center. Besides, EASA Part 145 certification process is ongoing.
Airbus Helicopters is a part of Airbus Group which is a global aerospace and defense aviation leader with its 23,000 employees, 12,000 helicopters operated by more than 3,000 customers across 150 countries. Worldwide, the company maintains over 50 percent market share in the civil and parapublic markets. Airbus is a leader in innovation and improvement in helicopter aviation by attaching utmost importance to mission effectiveness, technology and safety.
In tandem with its economic efforts, SBAir is also committed to support aviation industry to set a fresh perspective and change the way of doing business as long as required with a view to have a better quality and safety in aviation, in particular helicopter business.