UTAir to operate ten AW139 helicopters

AgustaWestland announced
that Russian company, UTAir will operate ten AW139 helicopters. The first
aircraft is expected to be handed over this summer with deliveries planned to
be completed by summer 2013. The aircraft will be deployed in Moscow,
Saint Petersburg, Sochi
and at additional bases located in Siberia.
Additionally UTAir will become an authorised service centre for the AW139.

Bruno Spagnolini, chief executive officer, AgustaWestland said “We are
delighted to add UTair to the long list of major operators who have selected
the best selling AW139 helicopter. The introduction of the AW139 into its fleet
strengthens our partnership with UTair and we hope this can grow in the future.
We are proud to support the future success of UTair.”

The AW139 is also set to be assembled and delivered by the HeliVert plant
located in Tomilino, near Moscow.

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: terry@corporatejetinvestor.com or follow him on twitter @Terry_Spruce

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