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Leonardo partners with SACC to open Japanese MRO base

Leonardo partners with SACC to open Japanese MRO base

🕔12:52, 7.Feb 2018

Italian helicopter maker Leonardo is partnering with Shizuoka Air Commuter Corporation (SACC) to setup a maintenance repair, and overhaul (MRO) base at Mount Fuji Shizuoka Airport for Leonardo helicopters. The base will support two Leonardo helicopter models, the AW109 and

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Milestone leases eight AW139s to China EMS operator

Milestone leases eight AW139s to China EMS operator

🕔12:36, 22.Jan 2018

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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Heli Union leases a Leonardo AW139

Heli Union leases a Leonardo AW139

🕔13:03, 19.Jan 2018

Heli Union has leased a Leonardo AW139 helicopter to support its offshore helicopter operations in Gabon. The leased helicopter will operate on a new contract in Gabon, for offshore passenger crew change from Port Gentil Airport to the designated offshore

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Leonardo opens maintenance base at Milano Linate Prime

Leonardo opens maintenance base at Milano Linate Prime

🕔13:03, 16.Jan 2018

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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Two million flight hours milestone for AW139

Two million flight hours milestone for AW139

🕔14:05, 29.Dec 2017

The AW139 helicopter has reached a milestone of two million flight hours, across all operational scenarios on five continents, while performing a wide range of missions with commercial, government and military operators. It has taken just three years after reaching

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Lobo leases AW139 to CHC

Lobo leases AW139 to CHC

🕔13:13, 18.Dec 2017

Dublin-based lessor Lobo has secured a new lease agreement with Canadian operator CHC Helicopter for one offshore-configured Leonardo AW139. The helicopter will be based at CHC’s base in Karratha, Western Australia. Mark Kelly, Lobo’s COO, said: “This is a very

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Leonardo adds firefighting helicopters to Japan

Leonardo adds firefighting helicopters to Japan

🕔11:32, 18.Oct 2017

Leonardo has grown its market share in the Japanese helicopter market by securing orders for AW169, AW139 and AW189 helicopters in firefighting configuration. Leonardo and Mitsui Bussan Aerospace, the Japanese distributor for the AW169 and AW139 types, signed contracts with the

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Milestone supports Heligo Charters in India

Milestone supports Heligo Charters in India

🕔12:34, 17.Oct 2017

Milestone Aviation Group has delivered a Leonardo AW139 to Heligo Charters in India. The delivery marks the fifth helicopter leased to Heligo in 2017, increasing the Mumbai-based operator’s fleet and enabling expansion of both on- and offshore services. Milestone began

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JSSI: flight hours up, sales down

JSSI: flight hours up, sales down

🕔12:04, 22.Aug 2017

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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Waypoint debuts in Colombia

Waypoint debuts in Colombia

🕔12:25, 18.Aug 2017

Irish lessor Waypoint has agreed to a sale and leaseback agreement for one AW139 with Colombian operator HELICOL, the first lease transaction it has made in Colombia. The helicopter will be used to support offshore oil and gas operations for

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