Xenophon Provides Communications Support for Airbus Aerial During Hurricane Irma 

WASHINGTON, DC – Xenophon Strategies is performing on-going communications counsel to long time aeronautics client, Airbus, for their new business sector Airbus Aerial in the wake of Hurricane Harvey and Irma. Airbus Aerial combines drone, manned aircraft and satellite data to give a clearer overall image of a specific location before and after an incident. And, Airbus is providing this first-of-its-kind imaging to insurers processing claims in Texas and Florida for free in order to provide assistance for survivors of Harvey and Irma effectively and quickly.

“We have worked with Airbus for over 17 years now and we’re honored to help them raise awareness for their new Aerial division,” said David A. Fuscus, Xenophon Strategies’ CEO. “The Airbus Aerial team, led by President Jesse Kallman, have worked hard to provide insurers with the tools and guidance they need to analyze claims as quickly and efficiently as possible to get those affected by Harvey and Irma the help they need.”

  “Airbus Aerial is aiming to change the way disaster recovery is done in the future,” Fuscus continued. “While aerial images have been around for a while, and were used in various ways during and after these recent hurricanes, collecting images of a specific area viewed from the ground level, up to space, and then turning it actionable information has never been done before.”


Xenophon is providing senior-level strategic counsel, public relations outreach and support to Airbus Aerial’s communications team. Among Xenophon’s goals is to secure placement in various outlets, detailing the benefits Airbus Aerial offers to insurers, and those affected by Harvey and Irma, as well as the inner workings of the data collection.

“Airbus Aerial is aiming to change the way disaster recovery is done in the future,” Fuscus continued. “While aerial images have been around for a while, and were used in various ways during and after these recent hurricanes, collecting images of a specific area viewed from the ground level, up to space, and then turning it actionable information has never been done before.”

Xenophon Strategies has handled communications for a variety of clients throughout 14 major hurricanes and every major U.S. commercial plane accident since 2000. Xenophon Strategies is top PR firm in Washington with a robust suite of crisis communication practices.

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– By: Maura Hunter – Senior Associate | MHunter@xenophonstrategies.com

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