Our Group Of Companies

Welcome to Abu Dhabi Aviation

Abu Dhabi Aviation (ADA) provides aviation offshore oil support and other services worldwide and in particular for the Emirate of Abu Dhabi’s oil and gas production companies.

The company also provides VVIP passenger transportation services, Search & Rescue for the United Arab Emirates (UAE), crop spraying, aerial construction, seismic support, fire fighting in Europe and third party maintenance support.


Unmanned Aircraft Operator

Abu Dhabi Aviation is United Arab Emirates only Unmanned Aircraft Operator with an Aircraft Operating Certificate. We bring the weight and experience of established operational control as well as robust Safety and Quality Systems to the operation of Unmanned Aircraft.

Medical Evacuations

Abu Dhabi Aviation provides 24-hour Medical Evacuation (MEDEVAC) coverage for all local Abu Dhabi-based oil companies.

Oil Support

Abu Dhabi Aviation (ADA) has flown almost a million flight hours during the past 46 years in support of oil activities in the Middle East.

Abu Dhabi Aviation participates in the Dubai Airshow 2023

Abu Dhabi Aviation, along with its subsidiaries Royal Jet and Maximus, were present at the Dubai Airshow 2023, held from November 13 to 17 at Al Maktoum International Airport. HE Nader Ahmed Al Hammadi, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Abu Dhabi Aviation, emphasized the strategic importance of the aviation industry in the UAE…

Abu Dhabi Aviation expands its fleet of Leonardo helicopters and enters the Malaysian market

Abu Dhabi Aviation has continued its presence in the Malaysia, signing a further agreement with Sazma Aviation. The agreement involves leasing a Leonardo AW139 Off Shore OGP helicopter for a five-year term. This marks Abu Dhabi Aviation’s continued support to Sazma in the offshore oil and gas sector, with a total of three ADA new…

The Dubai Airshow 2023 was a great success for Abu Dhabi Aviation & it’s group of companies.

  The Dubai Airshow 2023 was a great success for Abu Dhabi Aviation & it’s group of companies. The ADA stand was attended by more visitors than any previous show & many new business opportunities discussed. Again ADA demonstrates it’s truely a UAE champion on a world stage. See you next time at DAS 2025.…

Abu Dhabi Aviation (ADA) is the largest commercial helicopter operator in the Middle East,

  1. Operating & owning 58 aircraft including 51 helicopters & 7 Fixed wing.
  2. ADA employs over 1000 personnel.
  3. Including over 130 pilots & 250 engineers & technicians.

Abu Dhabi Aviation CFO Ashraf Fahmy shedding light on ADA's important services.


Abu Dhabi Aviation CFO Ashraf Fahmy talks about the various services provided by the company.

Abu Dhabi Aviation Training Center (ADATC)

Abu Dhabi Aviation Training Center (ADATC), is a dedicated pilot training service provider for commercial and military pilots utilizing CAE Full Flight Level ‘D’ Simulators; AW139, Bell 412, EMB 145 and King Air 350. The training center is also equipped with FNPT and state of the art classrooms.

The purpose of this building is to expand our already extensive flight training capabilities and initiatives within the UAE. Primarily, we are concentrating on helicopters and fixed wing aircrafts. Due to demand for training capabilities in the area, we brought these capabilities to Abu Dhabi.

AgustaWestland Aviation Services LLC

AgustaWestland Aviation Services LLC. (AWAS), is a successful joint venture between Abu Dhabi Aviation (ADA), the largest commercial helicopter operator in the Middle East and North Africa, and Leonardo, an international helicopter manufacturer company.

AWAS has developed a leading capability in the MENA region. ADA & AWAS together offers a world leading helicopter MRO at Abu Dhabi International Airport. Truly a UAE Champion on a World stage.

Abu Dhabi Aviation operates Fixed-Wing Aircrafts

One of the most important aircraft used by Abu Dhabi Aviation is operating Fixed-Wing aircraft. (Q400, Q300, and Q200)

While Abu Dhabi remains the base of operations for Abu Dhabi Aviation, we have expanded internationally to ensure the very best service for customers.

ADA is ready and capable to offer customers with the service they need from aircraft leasing to aircraft operations, and much more.

Abu Dhabi Aviation and Abu Dhabi Police Aviation - a strategic partnership

Abu Dhabi Aviation and Abu Dhabi Police Aviation – a strategic partnership and continuous coordination that involve experts and experience exchange.

A March of success for more than 20 years.