Another VIP AW139 sold in UK and Ireland

                              AgustaWestland AW139
AgustaWestland have announced the sale of the fourth AW139 helicopter in the past two years in UK and Ireland.

The new helicopter will be delivered in 2014 to an undisclosed customer.

Almost 40 AgustaWestland AW139 helicopters have been sold across Europe for VIP, corporate and government transport roles.

As the only helicopter in its class to meet all the latest certification standards the AW139 is proving a popular replacement for older designs in a market, where safety, comfort and performance are the foremost considerations.

Almost 720 AW139s have been sold in 60 countries to over 190 customers so far for many roles  including VIP/corporate transport, scheduled passenger transport, law enforcement, fire fighting, offshore transport, search and rescue, emergency medical service, disaster relief and maritime patrol. Nearly 700,000 flight hours have been logged by the world AW139 fleet so far.

Terry Spruce

Terry is Senior News Editor and writes for both Corporate Jet Investor and Helicopter Investor. He is also responsible for our helicopter guides. Terry has been an aviation enthusiast since the early 1970s. He is a lapsed Private Pilot and ex-Piper Cherokee owner. He has flown a number of light aircraft and is comfortable sitting in the co-pilot's seat or the back of any aircraft. Before moving to journalism he was a banker for 20 years. You can contact him at: or follow him on twitter @Terry_Spruce

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