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Oct
16
2017

Firefighting helicopters to be deployed by Prefectures and Agencies of Tokyo, Shizuoka, Fukushima and Yamaguchi

Posted by jhadmin

Rome, 16 October 2017 – Leonardo announced today that it has significantly grown its market share in the Japanese helicopter market by securing orders for AW169, AW139 and AW189 helicopters in firefighting configuration following highly competitive tenders.

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Tags: AW139 AW169 AW189 Leonardo
Categories: Press Releases


Aug
01
2017

CHC Helicopter Launches Super Medium Aircraft Program with Support from Milestone Aviation

Posted by jhadmin

DALLAS, TEXAS – Today, CHC Helicopter launches its super medium aircraft program with a commitment to lease five new aircraft from GECAS’ Milestone Aviation Group Limited (“Milestone”). This transaction will add three new Leonardo AW189s and two Airbus H175s from Milestone’s order book with the manufacturers to CHC’s global fleet. The new aircraft will be configured for energy transport missions and will serve CHC customers in the North Sea and Australia.

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Tags: AW189 CHC Helicopter GECAS H175 Milestone
Categories: Press Releases


Jul
20
2017

AW189 TO SUPPORT OIL&GAS OPERATIONS IN RUSSIA FROM SAKHALIN ISLAND

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Leonardo announced today that an AW189 super medium helicopter will be operated by Aviashelf to perform transport operations from Sakhalin Island in Russia supporting the Oil&Gas industry. The aircraft will be supplied together with a support and training package with delivery expected in summer 2018.

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Tags: Aviashelf AW189 Leonardo
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Jun
19
2017

LCI ORDERS NINE HELICOPTERS AS IT TAKES DELIVERY OF A RECORD SIX UNITS IN A MONTH TIME

Posted by jhadmin

Leonardo and Lease Corporation International (LCI), the aviation division of the Libra Group, have today announced an order for an additional nine helicopters. The order is valued at over US$120 million and covers the entire family of new generation helicopters - the AgustaWestland AW139, AW169 and AW189. Deliveries will commence this year and continue into 2018.

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Tags: AgustaWestland AW139 AW169 AW189 LCI Lease Corporation International Leoardo
Categories: Press Releases


Feb
14
2017

Bel Air AW189 helicopters exceed 6000 flight hours in North Sea operations

Posted by jhadmin

The two AgustaWestland AW189 super medium twin engine helicopters operated by Bel Air of Denmark have exceeded 6000 flight hours as of January, setting a new milestone while demonstrating exceptional availability and mission effectiveness performing long range offshore transport missions in the North Sea. This outstanding result was possible through the strong cooperation between the operator and Leonardo’s customer support team. This achievement confirms Bel Air as world fleet leader for the AW189 model in a demanding operational environment.

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Tags: AgustaWestland AW189 Bel Air of Denmark Leonardo
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Jul
13
2016

Waypoint Leasing Places New Delivery AW189 on Lease to Southern Vietnam Helicopter Company

Posted by jhadmin

Waypoint Leasing (Ireland) Limited (“Waypoint”), the largest independent global helicopter leasing company, today announced that it has closed a lease agreement with Southern Vietnam Helicopter Company (“VNH South”), a wholly owned subsidiary of Vietnam Helicopter Corporation (“VHC”), for one AW189 helicopter, which will support Premier Oil offshore operations from Vung Tau, Vietnam.

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Tags: AW189 Southern Vietnam Helicopter Company Waypoint Leasing
Categories: Press Releases


Jun
18
2016

NEW AGREEMENT FOR LEONARDO-FINMECCANICA'S HELICOPTERS IN RUSSIA

Posted by jhadmin

Leonardo-Finmeccanica, Russian Helicopters and Rosneft have announced the signing of an agreement for the future sale of additional twenty AgustaWestland AW189 commercial helicopters to RN-Aircraft, a subsidiary of the oil company Rosneft. The new helicopters will be used for transportation purposes.

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Tags: AgustaWestland AW189 Leonardo-Finmeccanica Rosneft Russian Helicopters
Categories: Press Releases


Mar
29
2016

Finmeccanica: AW189 helicopter fleet surpasses 10,000 flight hours

Posted by jhadmin

Rome, 29 March 2016 – Finmeccanica announced today that the fleet of 26 AgustaWestland AW189 super medium twin engine helicopters, in service with customers across four continents, has exceeded 10,000 flight hours. The milestone, achieved less than two years after the first aircraft delivery, marks a major commercial and operational milestone for the most successful helicopter in the all-new super medium category, aimed at meeting long range, large capacity requirements with unprecedented levels of cost effectiveness compared to larger and heavier helicopter models in the market.

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Feb
17
2016

Finmeccanica grows helicopters footprint in South East Asia

Posted by jhadmin

Singapore, 17 February 2016 – Finmeccanica, Italy’s leading high-technology group, has announced today at the Singapore Airshow 2016 an order by TPG Aeronautik Sdn Bhd of Malaysia for two AW189 super medium helicopters, consolidating the success of the type in South East Asia. The helicopters, whose delivery is planned in 2017, will be operated by the Fire and Rescue Department of Malaysia (Jabatan Bomba dan Penyelamat Malaysia) for firefighting, search and rescue and disaster relief missions.

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Tags: AW189 Finmeccanica Fire and Rescue Department of Malaysia Singapore Airshow TPG Aeronautik Sdn Bhd
Categories: Press Releases


Oct
06
2015

Bel Air AW189 Helicopters Exceed 2000 Flight Hour Milestone

Posted by jhadmin

Finmeccanica-AgustaWestland announced today that the two AW189 super medium twin engine helicopters operated by Bel Air of Denmark have recently exceeded 2000 flight hours, with the first aircraft reaching 1200 and the second unit achieving 1000, setting a new milestone while demonstrating exceptional availability and mission effectiveness. The first helicopter had exceeded 600 flight hours in June, becoming the global fleet leader.

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Tags: AW189 Finmeccanica-AgustaWestland
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Aug
26
2015

AW189 Helicopter Obtains Russian Civil Certification

Posted by jhadmin

Finmeccanica-AgustaWestland announced today that the new AW189 super medium twin engine helicopter has obtained Russian Civil Certification. This achievement will allow the AW189 to be delivered to customers in Russia, opening up a further market for the AW189, which is already in service in various countries including UK, Denmark, UAE, Qatar, Malaysia. The AW189 is the market leader in its class due to its outstanding capacity and range, as well as its modern technology and meeting the very latest safety standards.

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Jun
04
2015

Bel Air’s First AW189 Helicopter Becomes Global Fleet Leader for the Type

Posted by jhadmin

Finmeccanica-AgustaWestland announced today that the first AW189 super medium twin engine helicopter operated by Bel Air of Denmark has become the global fleet leading AW189, exceeding 600 flight hours in just six months of operation while demonstrating exceptional availability and mission effectiveness. A total fleet of 16 AW189s have been delivered to date to customers in Europe, Middle East and Asia and the fleet has now flown more than 3500 flight hours. The AW189 is also expected to soon enter service in Africa and North America.

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Tags: Agusta Westland AW189 Finmeccanica Super Medium Twin Helicopter
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Jan
05
2012

AgustaWestland’s New Generation AW189 Helicopter Completes Its Maiden Flight

Posted by jhadmin

AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company, is pleased to announce that the first prototype of the AW189 twin engine 8-tonne class helicopter successfully completed its maiden flight yesterday. The aircraft was launched at the Paris Air Show earlier this year and this first prototype made its maiden flight ahead of schedule. AgustaWestland aims to achieve civil certification for the AW189 in 2013 and to start deliveries in early 2014.

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Tags: AW189 AW930
Categories: Press Releases

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