Air rescuers get three new Airbus helicopters

Local | 19 Jun 2018 3:25 pm

Hong Kong's air rescue service took delivery of three new Airbus helicopters yesterday in France.

During a visit to Marseille yesterday the Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yeut-ngor accepted the helicopters on behalf of the Government Flying Service for emergency operations.

Lam attended a lunch hosted by the Chief Executive of Airbus Helicopters, Bruno Even, at which they discussed the development of the helicopter business in the Asia-Pacific region. She also toured Airbus Helicopters in the afternoon. The GFS sends pilots to the facility for training. 

In the morning in Marseille, yesterday, Lam met with the vice president of the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region, Caroline Pozmentier-Sportich, and listened to the sharing of experience by representatives of local enterprises in exploration of the Hong Kong and Asian markets as well as co-operation with Chinese enterprises.

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