13 Aug 2014 - AgustaWestland to Display Corporate AW109s at LABACE
Finmeccanica – AgustaWestland has announced that its presence at the 2014 Latin America Business Aviation Association exhibition will feature two light twin helicopters – a Power and a GrandNew – both customer helicopters configured for corporate and VIP passenger transportation.
A separate unveiling of the all-new AW169 VIP interior will take place during the week, allowing attendees to view modern interior configurations and high-tech entertainment options for more than 20 AW169s on order throughout Brazil and other South American countries.
The GrandNew offers a unique combination of elegance, high speed, passenger comfort and safety. With seats for the pilot and up to seven passengers and a cruise speed of 154 knots (285 km/h), the aircraft boasts a spacious passenger cabin tailored and finished to the highest levels of Italian craftsmanship.
Chosen by VIP and corporate operators for its high-end design coupled with competitive operating costs, the suitability of the aircraft across is shown through sales of over 150 AW109 Power and Grand/GrandNew series of aircraft throughout Latin America.
With a 65 percent share in the multiengine segment, Finmeccanica – AgustaWestland plays a leading role in the global VIP/corporate market and offers the largest and most modern range of dedicated products. In addition to the aircraft on display, the Company will showcase its wide range of customer support and training solutions for a growing South American fleet that exceeds 300 aircraft in operation.
The exhibition, taking place in Saõ Paolo, begins on August 12 and runs through August 14. For more information, visit Finmeccanica – AgustaWestland at LABACE Outdoor Exhibit 5108.