9-Feb-2011 Source: AgustaWestland
AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company, is pleased to announce that it has sold two more AW139 medium twin helicopters to customers in India. Adani Group has signed a contract for one AW139 to perform VIP/corporate transport missions as well as another corporate customer.
Emilio Dalmasso, Senior Vice President Commercial Business Unit, AgustaWestland said â€œWe are happy to have received these latest orders which bring the total number of AW139s sold in India to almost 20 and continues the success achieved by AgustaWestlandâ€™s range of helicopters in the Indian commercial market.â€œ
The company is proud to have been doing business in India for 40 years and in the last five years over 50 commercial aircraft have been sold comprising AW119Ke single engine, AW109 Power, Grand and GrandNew light twin engine and AW139 medium twin engine helicopters.
A new generation medium twin-turbine helicopter setting new standards against which all new medium twins are measured, the AW139 has been designed with inherent multi-role capability and flexibility of operation, offering unmatched performance and safety levels as well as the largest and the most comfortable cabin in its class. State-of-the-art avionics Â equipment and outstanding performance enable the AW139 to accomplish its mission in the most demanding conditions. The AW139 has found great success in India, especially for VIP/corporate and offshore transport purposes.Â Orders for almost 500 AW139s have been placed by nearly 140 customers from around 50 countries for many applications including VIP/corporate transport, offshore transport, EMS/SAR, law enforcement, fire fighting, utility and other commercial and government roles.
Founded in 1988 the Adani Group is a leader in international trading and infrastructure development. The Group has achieved high growth in several business sectors including power, infrastructure, global trading, logistics and energy.