Exclases Holdings signs for six AgustaWestland helicopters


Company signs deal for two AW139, two AW169 and two AW189 helicopters

AgustaWestland AW189AgustaWestland recently announced
that Exclases Holdings has signed a contract for two AW169, two AW139 and two
AW189 helicopters. This purchase marks the entrance of the new generation AW169
and AW189 models into the Russian market and further expands the presence of
AgustaWestland in Russia.

Emilio Dalmasso, senior vice
president Commercial Business Unit, AgustaWestland said “Signing this latest
contract is a further important confirmation in Russia of the continued success
achieved by the largest, most modern and ever evolving range of commercial
helicopters offered by AgustaWestland. The latest additions to our product portfolio
will ensure unprecedented levels of technology, capability and
cost/effectiveness to Russian customers”.

In 2011, a total of twelve
AW139 helicopters were sold in Russia,
this latest contract brings the total to 20 in Russia and 28 in the whole of the
CIS region. Two aircraft have already been delivered to the region with another
expected to be delivered in March 2012.