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Ex-Leonardo executives cleared from appearing in Indian court

Ex-Leonardo executives cleared from appearing in Indian court

An on-going legal battle has resurfaced concerning two of the company’s former executives. The company’s former CEO Giuseppe Orsi and the former head of AgustaWestland Helicopters Bruno Spagnolini were caught up in an alleged corruption case that stems from a €560

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Milestone leases eight AW139s to China EMS operator

Milestone leases eight AW139s to China EMS operator

Milestone Aviation has signed a deal with Chinese EMS operator Kingwing. The lessor has leased eight AgustaWestland AW139 helicopters to Shanghai Kingwing Aviation. The AW139s will fly on emergency medical services (EMS) operations, joining Kingwing’s existing fleet of 32 helicopters.

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Babcock launches first nordic EMS AW169

Babcock launches first nordic EMS AW169

Babcock subsidiary Scandinavian Air Ambulance is operating the first EMS-configured AgustaWestland AW169 in the Nordic region. It is flying the helicopter on behalf of Swedish hospital Region Jämtland Härjedalen. The new helicopter’s first mission was a four-hour round transfer of a patient

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Leonardo opens maintenance base at Milano Linate Prime

Leonardo opens maintenance base at Milano Linate Prime

Leonardo has opened a new maintenance base at Milano Linate Prime (SEA Prime) airport in Italy. Maintenance services for the AW109 and AW139 for private and commercial clients are now offered in the 1,000 square meter hanger. Vittorio Della Bella,

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Falcon Aviation adds three more AW168s to its fleet

Falcon Aviation adds three more AW168s to its fleet

Abu-Dhabi based aviation services company Falcon Aviation has ratified an order for three new Leonardo AgustaWestland AW169s to support a new unannounced offshore contract starting early 2018. The order was announced yesterday at the opening day of the Dubai Airshow.

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CHC introduces AW189 to Australian market

CHC introduces AW189 to Australian market

CHC will be the first to introduce the AgustaWestland AW189 super medium to Australia, placing three helicopters in the country to support Woodside’s offshore transport operations. The three AW189s will provide passenger flights for the energy firm’s oil and gas

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JSSI: flight hours up, sales down

JSSI: flight hours up, sales down

Jet Support Services Inc’s customer flight hours are at the highest since the market downturn in 2008 but sales are slightly below expectations. JSSI completed helicopter deliveries in Europe, North America, Africa and Latin America in the first half of

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AW169 receives FAA validation

AW169 receives FAA validation

The AgustaWestland AW169 has been validated by the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) of its certification. Deliveries of the helicopter begin in the USA this year. The new generation light intermediate twin-engine helicopter was designed in response to the growing

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EASA awards AW169 maximum gross weight increase certification

EASA awards AW169 maximum gross weight increase certification

EASA has certificated an increased maximum gross weight (MGW) kit for the AgustaWestland AW169. The MGW will be increased by 200 kg (441 lb), giving a 100 nm range extension. Existing customers will be able to retrofit the 4.8 tonne

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Leonardo sells helicopters in South America

Leonardo-Finmeccanica has recently sold five helicopters to three customers in South America. The sales include one AgustaWestland AW169 and two GrandNew helicopters to corporate customers in Argentina, and another two GrandNew helicopters to a corporate customer in Venezuela. All five

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