Mitsui Bussan orders two more AW139s

AgustaWestland announced that Mitsui Bussan Aerospace has signed a contract for two more AW139 helicopters in Japan. This latest order brings the number of AW139 helicopters ordered by customers in Japan to 42.

AgustaWestland’s head of region, NE Asia, Andrew Symonds said “The AW139 has been extremely successful in Japan as it has elsewhere in the world due to its class leading performance and safety. We are seeing strong market interest in the AW139 in Japan for both government and commercial tasks.”

Terry Spruce

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