AgustaWestland announces orders worth EUR 260 million
AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company, has been awarded contracts totally valued about EUR 260 million to supply helicopters for both commercial and government applications to customers in various nations including USA, Brazil, UK and Japan.
Contracts, signed during Heli-Expo, held in Anaheim, California, include a total of 24 aircraft such as the AW119Kx, GrandNew, AW139 and AW189, and support and training services. The helicopters will be used for off-shore transport, emergency medical service, search and rescue, firefighting, disaster relief, passenger transport.
Latest technology, operational flexibility, cost/effectiveness and customer-oriented services with a range of solutions supporting the platforms continues to be the right combination of factors to increase the competitiveness of AgustaWestland in the helicopter market which features a large variety of demanding requirements. With these latest contracts, the Company further strengthens its leading position in the international market.