AgustaWestland announces another four African AW139 orders

AgustaWestland has announced orders for another four AW139 helicopters in Africa. The new orders bring the number of AW139s in Africa to 60 helicopters.

The company plans to expand its presence by opemning a regional service centre in West Africa.

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The orders are from undisclosed government customers and all to be configured for passenger operations.

To date, orders for almost 840 AW139 helicopters have been placed by over 220 customers from almost 70 countries.

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