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Chinese fleet grows stronger with orders for additional 26 helicopters worth in excess of 120 million euro

Chinese fleet grows stronger with orders for additional 26 helicopters worth in excess of 120 million euro

Leonardo announced today that Sino-US Intercontinental Helicopter Investment (Sino-US) of China has signed contracts for additional 26 helicopters, including 7 AW119Kx single engine, 15 AW109 Trekker light twins and 4 AW139 intermediate twins with deliveries expected to start this year

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Waypoint Leasing Completes Purchase and Lease-Back of AW139 Helicopter with Heliconia Group in Morocco

Waypoint Leasing Completes Purchase and Lease-Back of AW139 Helicopter with Heliconia Group in Morocco

Las Vegas, Nevada – February 28, 2018 – Waypoint Leasing (Ireland) Limited (“Waypoint”), the largest independent global helicopter leasing company, announced today that it has completed a purchase and lease-back for one AW139 helicopter to Heliconia Group (“Heliconia”) in Morocco

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Lobo leases one AW139 to THG

Lobo leases one AW139 to THG

Dublin-based lessor Lobo Leasing has leased one Leonardo AW139 to South African operator Titan Helicopter Group (THG). The helicopter is configured for off-shore operations and will fly transport, EMS and SAR missions on the coast of Namibia for off-shore mining

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Leonardo partners with SACC to open Japanese MRO base

Leonardo partners with SACC to open Japanese MRO base

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

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

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

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

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

Dublin-based lessor Lobo has secured a new lease agreement with 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 welcome addition

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Leonardo adds firefighting helicopters to Japan

Leonardo adds firefighting helicopters to Japan

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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