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Aug
01
2022

SonAir orders two AW139 helicopters to strengthen energy industry support operations in Angola

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Leonardo announced today that SonAir Airline Services, S.A. (SonAir), owned by the Angolan national petroleum company Sonangol, has placed an order for two AW139 intermediate twin engine helicopters. The contract includes a comprehensive customer support and training package as well as options for an additional two aircraft. The AW139s will be used to carry out transport operations supporting the national Oil & Gas industry and replacing ageing helicopters, with deliveries expected in 1Q 2023.  

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Jul
27
2022

Milestone Aviation Welcomes New Customer, Heliconia Group, with the Delivery of an AW139 Helicopter

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DUBLIN – Wednesday, July 27, 2022 – The Milestone Aviation Group Limited (“Milestone”), the global leader in helicopter leasing, has announced today that it has delivered to Heliconia Group (“Heliconia”) a AW139 helicopter.

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Tags: AW139 Heliconia Group Leonardo Helicopter Milestone Milestone Aviation Group
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Jul
26
2022

China’s Xiangjiang General Aviation Development Company pioneers public HEMS and aerial fire-fighting missions with AW139 and AW109 Trekker helicopter orders

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China’s Xiangjiang General Aviation Development Company (“Xiangjiang GA”) has signed a contract for one AW139 medium twin-engine helicopter and one AW109 Trekker light twin helicopter. The helicopters will be utilised by various municipal branches in the Hunan province, performing public HEMS, fire-fighting and public security missions. The project represents a brand new public sponsored approach in the establishment of a nationwide HEMS and aerial fire-fighting network in China. 

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Tags: AW109 AW139 China Leonardo Xiangjiang
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Jul
26
2022

China’s CITIC Offshore Helicopter Company (COHC) acquires four AW139 Helicopters for Offshore Oil and Gas Production operations

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China’s CITIC Offshore Helicopter Company (COHC) has signed a contract for four AW139 medium twin-engine helicopters, which will be utilised in country for offshore Oil and Gas Production (OGP) operations. The deliveries will be completed by first half of 2023, expanding Leonardo fleet operated by COHC to 10 helicopters with 8 AW139s, one AW169 and one AW109 Power. 

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Tags: AW139 China COHC Leonardo OGP
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Jun
02
2022

Leonardo’s AW139 fleet in Australia grows stronger with order for three more HEMS/SAR helicopters

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Leonardo has announced today a further expansion of its fleet of AW139 intermediate twin engine helicopters in Australia with an order for three aircraft as part of Western Australia’s Emergency Rescue Helicopter Service (ERHS) fleet modernization effort to provide enhanced airborne capabilities. The helicopters will be supplied by leading helicopter operator CHC Australia to carry out a range of HEMS, Search and Rescue and Inter-Hospital Patient Transport missions from the Jandakot and Bunbury Airports on behalf of the ERHS. 

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Mar
15
2022

Leonardo announces contract for two AW139 helicopters with the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)

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Leonardo’s presence in the U.S. government continues to grow with today’s announcement of a contract for two AW139 aircraft by the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA.).

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Mar
14
2022

THC and Leonardo bolster corporate transport and EMS capabilities in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia with major AW139 helicopter fleet expansion

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THC (The Helicopter Company) and Leonardo are further reinforcing their collaboration in civil helicopter operations with the introduction of 16 AW139 intermediate twin engine aircraft for emergency medical service (EMS) and corporate transport missions across the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Deliveries commence to start this year and shall be completed within the following three years. These aircraft add to THC’s existing AW139 fleet of seven helicopters. Six additional units may follow in the future expansion. 

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Tags: AW139 EMS Leonardo Saudi Arabia
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Mar
09
2022

Leonardo and Suzuyo mark first certified helicopter Level D Full Flight Simulator in Japan

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The strong mutual effort and close cooperation by Leonardo and Suzuyo & Co. Ltd. (Suzuyo) have recently achieved to obtain in Japan the certification for an AW139 Level D Full Flight Simulator (FFS). The event marks a major milestone for the first Level D FFS helicopter simulator based in the country. Together with an AW139 Level 5 Flight Training Device (FTD) already certified in July 2021, the FFS manufactured by Leonardo in collaboration with CAE covers the entire range of advanced flight simulation training for the Leonardo AW139 intermediate twin engine helicopter in Japan. The simulators are installed at Suzuyo facilities located nearby Mt. Fuji Shizuoka Airport and will be operated by its subsidiary Fuji Aviation Systems (FAS). Further enhancing safety and operation training effectiveness, Leonardo will continue supporting and collaborating to establish the Fuji Training Academy. 

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Tags: AW139 Heli Expo Leonardo Suzuyo Suzuyo & Co.
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