LCI delivers AW139 to Heli-Union


AgustaWestland AW139

Lease Corporation International (LCI) has delivered the first Leonardo AW139 to Heli-Union SA.

The helicopter will be used to support the France-based helicopter operators’ growing activities in Asia.

Crispin Maunder, Executive Chairman of LCI, said: “We are pleased to be partnering with Heli-Union, a very dynamic operator, as they increase their fleet. We see considerable demand for this versatile and innovative helicopter which offers a broad range of applications, and allows LCI to further expand its relationships with leading operators around the world”.

To date, LCI has taken delivery of 23 AW139s which are being deployed on a variety of missions, including EMS, SAR, support for offshore oil and gas and wind energy installations.

Patrick Molis, president and CEO of Heli-Union, says: “It is fitting that Heli-Union is working on fleet strategy, developing leasing solution for the first time, to take benefit of the growth potential of the South-East Asian region. We are delighted to be working with LCI Helicopters who have been highly responsive, and extremely supportive to our requirements. We look forward to further developing our relationship over the coming years.”