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AgustaWestland AW189

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News from Business Air News
Safran's Aneto-1K heli engine is certified in China
June 3, 2024
CAAC certification of the Aneto-1k paves the way for the Leonardo AW189K's introduction into the Chinese civil market.
PHI adds AW189 super-medium to global fleet
May 28, 2024
The twelve helicopters are comprised of firm orders and options, and include a service centre agreement, MRO agreement and training solutions for the AW139 and AW189 models.
Equinor secures new helicopter capacity
March 2, 2024
Equinor's Norwegian offshore operations will now be supported by the addition of 10 Bell 525s and five Leonardo AW189s to its Sikorsky S-92 fleet. Deliveries commence in 1Q25.
March 1, 2024Malaysian Coast Guard selects AW189 for long range SAR
March 1, 2024Nova Systems secures support for mission systems upgrades
February 28, 2024Bristow commits to AW189 fleet expansion
February 28, 2024THC commits to huge fleet expansion with Airbus and Leonardo
February 24, 2024LCI signs up for up to 21 Leonardos
December 11, 2023Bristow signs Nova for Coast Guard mission systems
November 20, 2023Omni expedites super medium fleet growth
August 24, 2023Bristow signs SAR contract for Irish Coast Guard
July 7, 2023Bristow completes wireless intercom installations
April 3, 2023Milestone signs off a dozen rotorcraft destined for global ops
March 17, 2023GE tests civil and military diagnostics system
March 13, 2023Vulcan and Kaan Air join forces as Vulkaan
February 21, 2023Milestone moment as Bristow adds further SAR rotorcraft
November 21, 2022LCI makes moves in helicopter acquisition and financing
November 8, 2022Bristow launches SAR for Netherlands Coastguard
April 17, 2022Orders and deliveries confirm Leonardo's market position
March 21, 2022Six AW189s head for China maritime SAR
March 14, 2022Weststar opts for GE TrueChoice
March 14, 2022Bristow consolidates S-92 and AW189 fleet service agreements
December 16, 2021Beijing Police opts for super medium pair
November 29, 2021Bel Air milestone is a ringing endorsement of GE engine
September 13, 2021Weststar Maintenance takes its first delivery at Den Helder airport
July 19, 2021GHC contracts AW189 and S-92 engine work to Spain
June 30, 2020CHC engines to receive the ITP treatment
February 5, 2020Financial partnerships bring fleet growth to LCI
February 2, 2020Gulf Helicopters will take first AW189K
December 16, 2019EASA green lights Aneto-1K for AW189K
March 26, 2019Malaysia and Korea fight fires with AW189
March 11, 2019Weststar’s Malaysian missions to benefit from leased Leonardos
March 5, 2019Gulf Helicopters remains on Trac with real-time solution
July 26, 2018Bristow lifts the lid on Lydd for AW189 SAR flights
November 1, 2017Leonardo reveals AW189K and Safran unveils Aneto engine range
June 22, 2017Bel Air marks 7,000 safe AW189 hours
May 4, 2017Bristow opens at Floro and adds pair of AW189s at Prestwick
February 16, 2017AW189 fleet leader Bel Air exceeds 6,000 North Sea hours
January 7, 2016Falcon Aviation embraces the latest technology with AW169 and AW189 introductions
December 17, 2015ADA set to acquire 15 AW rotorcraft
October 15, 2015Bel Air AW189s top two thousand flight hours offshore
October 12, 2015AW189 LIPS receives EASA nod
September 2, 2015AW189 obtains Russian civil certificate
July 23, 2015RN-Aircraft signs ten AW189s
July 2, 2015Falcon welcomes a pair of offshore transport AW189s
June 17, 2015Bel Air's AW189 becomes global fleet leader
March 11, 2015Bel Air buys APU support by the hour for AW189
February 12, 2015AW189 SAR variant EASA certified
February 12, 2015Entry into service of Gulf Helicopters' AW189s coincides with Qatari tourism launch
February 12, 2015Rosneft to take 160 AW189s by 2025
December 3, 2014Bristow gains Milestone financing and celebrates flawless safety in Nigeria
November 6, 2014First AW189 arrives at Bel Air with two more due
November 6, 2014Falcon expands fleet with two offshore AW189s
November 6, 2014AW189 enables Gulf to reach further outstations
June 9, 2014ME & MY AIRCRAFT–Twin helicopters: Twins can be costly, yet their capability in EMEA rarely disappoints
June 9, 2014Kaan signs up for first vip AW189
April 3, 2014Gulf Helicopters' AW139 fleet hits 50,000 hours as pair of 189s is due
April 17, 2013Bristow wins 'transformative' contract to provide UK search and rescue
February 11, 2013Azerbaijan orders ten helicopters
July 9, 2012Customer service key to success of smaller operator, says Bel Air
March 12, 2012Gulf Helicopters orders AW189s for offshore duties
December 12, 2011Offshore support operators plan for long-term helicopter renewals
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