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Leonardo Helicopters   (Italy)

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PHI MRO Services receives Leonardo service centre recognition
June 17, 2024
Leonardo customers will benefit from the advanced service capabilities and technical expertise provided by PHI, ensuring their fleets remain mission-ready and operationally efficient.
Leonardo brings AW09 distributors onboard and takes multiple-type orders
June 3, 2024
AW09 distributors are appointed in Europe, with plans for further reinforcement of the type in the region. Meanwhile orders come in for the new VIP-Corporate AW109/AW169/AW139 from Indian operators.
Leonardo pairs up with Aldenham at Elstree
May 30, 2024
Starting with an existing building and infrastructure at London Elstree Aerodrome, operations target Part 145 maintenance capabilities to be in place within the autumn of this year. Growing demand will be supported.
May 30, 2024Aero Asahi invests in an AW169
May 28, 2024Leonardo unveils VIP interiors for AW09
May 28, 2024PHI adds AW189 super-medium to global fleet
May 28, 2024Greece boosts emergency response with three AW139s
March 5, 2024Mitsui Bussan commits to three AW139s for Japan
March 2, 2024Equinor secures new helicopter capacity
March 2, 2024Castle Air adds third AW139 for UK ops
March 1, 2024Malaysian Coast Guard selects AW189 for long range SAR
March 1, 2024LifeFlight Australia orders three HEMS/SAR AW139s
February 29, 2024Metro signs distributor agreement for AW09 in North America
February 29, 2024Sloane secures deals with Leonardo and Robinson
February 28, 2024Bristow commits to AW189 fleet expansion
February 28, 2024THC commits to huge fleet expansion with Airbus and Leonardo
February 27, 2024Leonardo and Daedalean complete flight testing of AI for navigation
February 24, 2024LCI signs up for up to 21 Leonardos
December 11, 2023Test of all-SAF heli flight shows Jet AI-equivalence
December 5, 2023ADA AW139 makes first SAF flight in UAE
November 29, 2023Europe welcomes AW09 with 10 unit contract by Léman Aviation
November 2, 2023Leonardo adds weight and seats to skidded capabilities of AW169
October 27, 2023Trauma Star signs for three AW139s
September 15, 2023First Trauma Hawk arrives for Florida health care service
August 15, 2023Leonardo signs key distributor for Uruguay and Argentina
August 13, 2023Mercy's four AW119s will serve the community
August 4, 2023Leonardo breaks ground on customer centre in northwest Florida
July 14, 2023Alidaunia delighted to receive AW169 trio
July 1, 2023Leonardo milestone sees Rotortrade branch out into Airbus
June 23, 2023Mitsui Bussan signs AW169 orders in Paris
June 21, 2023Mukamalah sets flight hours record for AW139 ops
June 5, 2023Gualter Helicopters named as Brazilian Leonardo dealer
May 28, 2023Leonardo appoints Helitech for Asian Kopter distribution
May 28, 2023Weststar to introduce tiltrotor in Malaysia
May 25, 2023Sloane continues track record selling Leonardo machines
April 6, 2023Leonardo's order book very much open for EMEA customers
March 24, 2023Japanese distributor signs for six AW139s
March 24, 2023Omni puts pen to paper for AW139 pair
March 24, 2023AW169 order is a first for Phoenix police
March 17, 2023PHI puts pen to paper with Leonardo for PBH scheme
March 13, 2023THC reinforces SAR and EMS presence with extra AW139s
March 13, 2023Metro instrumental in US launch for the AW09
March 10, 2023Abu Dhabi Aviation expands offshore with order for six AW139s
March 10, 2023Three Australian operators plump for Leonardo's AW139
January 27, 2023Leonardo and Safran partner for AW09 helicopter engine
December 8, 2022UK SAR programme is bolstered by Bristow purchase
November 14, 2022Leonardo rates HeliService an excellent service centre
November 10, 2022Skid and advanced SAR modes expand AW169 capabilities
October 31, 2022Carabinieri introduces new mission capabilities with AW119Kx order
October 21, 2022First production AW609 tiltrotor makes maiden flight
October 17, 2022Sazma brings in AW139 for duty off Borneo
October 10, 2022Fully-deicing AW169 falls short of Rega's requirements
August 16, 2022Leonardo premiers VIP Agusta brand at LABACE
August 16, 2022SonAir orders AW139 pair for Angolan energy ops
August 1, 2022A six heli order adds to China capacity
July 23, 2022Second AW169 added to Essex & Herts air ambulance fleet
July 23, 2022Sloane commits to distribute future Leonardo fleet
July 4, 2022Bristow secures long term maintenance for global AW139 fleet
June 6, 2022Emirati pilot is first woman to fly AW609 tiltrotor
June 6, 2022CHC sources three AW139s for WA fire contract
May 30, 2022Leonardo orders supported by opening of Paris service centre
May 29, 2022SaxonAir signs up for GrandNew replacement
April 17, 2022Bestfly builds up Angolan offshore fleet
April 17, 2022Orders and deliveries confirm Leonardo's market position
March 25, 2022Leonardo renews Rotortrade distributor agreement
March 21, 2022Six AW189s head for China maritime SAR
March 18, 2022US nuclear security agency orders AW139 pair
March 18, 2022THC commits to AW139 fleet for Saudi medevac
March 14, 2022Leonardo to supply AW609s to European customer
February 9, 2022Leonardo to collaborate on VX4 fuselage development
December 21, 2021FAS to welcome two more AW169s to the UAE
December 16, 2021Beijing Police opts for super medium pair
December 16, 2021RBI Hawker Australia to provide Leonardo rotor repair
December 7, 20212Excel lends a hand to Tempest fighter development
December 1, 2021Leonardo centre is ready for business in Brazil
November 19, 2021SAEI chases AW139 MRO status in the Saudi kingdom
November 18, 2021Bestfly grows energy fleet with AW169 order
October 5, 2021Agusta makes a comeback as the VIP brand by Leonardo
September 24, 2021Rega opts for Reiser simulator to cultivate safe flying
August 26, 2021Mercy Flight Central plumps for IFR-ready AW119Kxs
August 9, 2021Leonardo's A109 chalks up half a century
July 14, 2021Leading lights of Italian rotary ops forge safety deal
July 4, 2021Government customer protects Global 7500 from missile threats
June 24, 2021Leonardo logistics facility shows long-term Yeovil commitment
May 29, 2021Heli-One to establish AW139 main gear box capability
May 3, 2021Shiny new Leonardo centre in Philadelphia opens its doors
April 25, 2021Leonardo brings Kopter SH09 into lineup as AW09
April 6, 2021Alidaunia trials PBN along southern Italian route
March 22, 2021H-TAWS to be implemented on CHC AW139s
March 16, 2021FlyKomala brings the Trekker to Indonesia
February 8, 2021Leonardo's AW139 has two decades under its belt
January 15, 2021Latin American operators select Leonardo products
December 28, 2020Wiking continues standardisation with fourth AW139
December 7, 2020Brazilian police force opts for half a dozen AW119Kxs
November 9, 2020Life Link III brings Trekker to Minnesota
October 20, 2020MDFR ready to fight fires with first AW139
September 12, 2020Tokyo has an eye on AW609 for Ogasawara trips
August 28, 2020Pretoria centre is precisely what Leonardo looks for
July 20, 2020Leonardo leans on new tech to enhance AW139s
July 8, 2020AW119 fills missing link for Life Link HEMS work
June 19, 2020SAF prepares to receive EMS AW109 by year end
April 26, 2020Trauma Hawk brings in AW169 with all the trimmings
April 13, 2020Leonardo to leverage SH09 platform following Kopter takeover
February 17, 2020Work starts on Leonardo's São Paulo support centre
February 11, 2020Synthetic vision powers AW139 upgrade from Honeywell
February 5, 2020Heli-One works to add AW139 gear box capabilities
February 2, 2020Suzuyo signs on the line for AW139 sim
February 2, 2020AW169 fleet to be kitted out with ClearVision EFVS
February 2, 2020Gulf Helicopters will take first AW189K
January 30, 2020Leonardo looks to the future with Kopter purchase
January 7, 2020AW609 tiltrotor lifts off in Philadelphia
January 7, 2020Rotortec clients appreciate AW119Kx mountain prowess
January 7, 2020Hundredth AW169 arrives in UK for EMS duties
December 3, 2019Miami-Dade invests in four special AW139s
November 23, 2019PAS soups up offshore offering with sixth AW139
November 23, 2019ADA brings five more Leonardos into play
November 19, 2019Falcon’s Total AW169 named as fleet leader
November 16, 2019First AW169M of hefty Guardia di Finanza order reports for duty
November 11, 2019Intermountain adds sixth GrandNew to EMS fleet
November 10, 2019STAR Flight starts AW169 EMS operations in Texas
October 25, 2019Leonardo strengthens South Africa presence
October 7, 2019Apollo takes on first European Trekker
September 24, 2019Guardia di Finanza accepts milestone AW139
August 31, 2019Canada improves SAR through Cormorant upgrade
August 20, 2019Chile takes delivery of high-flying VIP AW119Kx
August 13, 2019Buyers sign up for five Leonardo helicopters
July 16, 2019NHV to put AW169 pair to work over the North Sea
July 14, 2019Wiking expands offshore scope with two AW139s
July 8, 2019Leonardo achieves full operational capability in Louisiana
July 8, 2019Weststar to introduce AW169 for African offshore work
June 24, 2019Pre-owned sales strengthen helicopter collaboration
June 24, 2019Mount Fuji set to receive Japan's first Level D AW139 sim
June 24, 2019Italy adds further AW139s for cross country coverage
May 23, 2019Leonardo agreement renewed with Sloane
April 30, 2019AW609 final assembly is under way
April 30, 2019Agencies share AW139s for emergency response
April 2, 2019Connectivity deal ensures Alidaunia is on track
April 2, 2019Weststar invests in Leonardos for west Africa and Middle East
March 26, 2019Malaysia and Korea fight fires with AW189
March 26, 2019Philadelphia academy to cater to tiltrotor and AW169
March 19, 2019Nakanihon and Leonardo form AW609 working group
March 11, 2019CHC introduces half dozen AW139s for RAAF work
February 28, 2019Victoria police have AW139s to hand in case of emergency
December 30, 2018VDF adds volume with very versatile 139s
December 20, 2018LAFD opts for fifth firefighting AW139
December 17, 2018Mitsui Bussan inks deal to bring four more AW139s to Japan
November 16, 2018Kingwing orders A139 fleet for Chinese EMS
November 13, 2018Finanza di Guardia remains loyal to Leonardo
October 18, 2018Rotortrade paves way for value in pre-owned helicopters
October 4, 2018CHC adds real-time HUMS and EFB to AW139 fleet
August 8, 2018Aramco set to receive AW139s for oil and gas
August 2, 2018Magpas replaces faithful Explorer with faster AW169
July 26, 2018QME signs for GrandNew to extend Sloane scope in Ireland
March 12, 2018Leonardo enhances training through touchscreen technology
March 12, 2018Mould breaking in the helicopter industry
March 12, 2018Akagera adds AW119Kx to EMS and tourism fleet
February 7, 2018AW109 Trekker meets EASA criteria
February 7, 2018AW139 fleet passes two million flight hours
February 7, 2018Leonardo and SEA Prime collaborate at Linate
January 10, 2018Italian services swell AW139 fleets for patrol and SAR
January 5, 2018Latvia to increase disaster and SAR capabilities using Leonardo pair
November 23, 2017Norway receives first AW101 for Scandinavian SAR
November 17, 2017Falcon Aviation adds leased AW169 trio and flies fleet leader
November 1, 2017Leonardo reveals AW189K and Safran unveils Aneto engine range
October 19, 2017Uni-Fly purchases AW169s for wind farm support
August 16, 2017Norwegian Police opts for AW169 as tool against terrorism
August 1, 2017Leonardo helicopters take on VIP missions
July 4, 2017Leonardo opens AW101 training centre in Norway
June 22, 2017Dorset and Somerset Air Ambulance's AW169 takes to the skies
June 2, 2017Mountainflyers adds GrandNew for Swiss taxi work
March 8, 2017Leonardo AW609 prepares for icing trials
December 7, 2016Me & my aircraft: Leonardo's AW139 is equally at home on oil platforms or rescues
December 7, 2016RUAG and Heli-One receive AW139 ASC and maintenance approvals
November 3, 2016Lincs and Notts readies AW169 for lift-off
October 27, 2016SaxonAir adds GrandNew
September 1, 2016Italian Coast Guard furthers Leonardo commitment with another pair of AW139s
June 2, 2016Grand New increases SaxonAir scope
March 31, 2016Norwegian MoJ AW101 programme is on track as first unit lifts off
March 8, 2016AW109 Trekker takes to the skies
February 24, 2016AW169 makes UK debut with KSSAA
February 5, 2016Uganda to benefit from law enforcement boost as GrandNew and Sokol arrive
January 7, 2016Falcon Aviation embraces the latest technology with AW169 and AW189 introductions
December 17, 2015ADA set to acquire 15 AW rotorcraft
November 12, 2015South African AMS orders AW119Kx to improve night vision HEMS
November 12, 2015HeliService signs for an AW169 to improve offshore ops
November 5, 2015AW and Sloane celebrate 20-year UK partnership
October 12, 2015AW189 LIPS receives EASA nod
September 23, 2015AW609 TiltRotor sets speed record on lengthy journey
September 2, 2015AW189 obtains Russian civil certificate
August 4, 2015Westland site heralds century of manufacturing
July 23, 2015AW169 certified as first all-new rotorcraft in its class for 30 years
July 23, 2015RN-Aircraft signs ten AW189s
July 23, 2015Italian Coast Guard updates AW139 fleet with three deliveries
July 7, 2015Ivory Coast government receives AW139
July 2, 2015Falcon welcomes a pair of offshore transport AW189s
June 25, 2015Atlantic phases out older fleet with first AW139s in the Faroe Islands
April 7, 2015SAS confirmed as UK AW169 service centre
March 13, 2015AW609 TiltRotor agreement reached
March 11, 2015Seven tonne AW139 will match long range rivals
March 4, 2015Croatian Police to patrol border with debutant AW139
February 26, 2015Versatile AW139 chosen by African governments
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, 2014Signings continue for corporate AW169 in UK
November 6, 2014Norsk Luftambulanse increases Scandinavian EMS capability with AW169
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
October 9, 2014Terna's AW109 Power aids electrical monitoring
October 9, 2014Pair of AW139s arrives at Heliconia for offshore missions
October 9, 2014Specialist Aviation to operate AW169 for KSSAAT
September 10, 2014Me & my aircraft: Single engine helicopters – Single helis are adaptable and robust, with twin benefits at lower cost
September 10, 2014Turkish Teias to get a taste of AW119Ke
September 10, 2014Dorset and Somerset upgrades to AW169 to boost service
August 10, 2014Elitaliana helps launch HEMS Trekker
June 9, 2014ME & MY AIRCRAFT–Twin helicopters: Twins can be costly, yet their capability in EMEA rarely disappoints
June 9, 2014Another 139 for the Middle East as Saudi Aramco places order
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
February 6, 2014Bristow AW139s deployed for utility in Tanzania
October 10, 2013Everett certifies first AW139s in Tanzania
September 12, 2013UTair brings AW139 fleet up to full strength and plans service centre
August 12, 2013MSV enjoys speed and space benefits of Grand upgrade for circuit travel
August 12, 2013Sloane receives 'best of the bunch' GrandNew for EMS missions
August 12, 2013Italian police force receives two AW139s
July 10, 2013Starspeed signs up for second AW169
July 10, 2013Expansion plans swing into motion for Elitaliana
July 10, 2013Bel Air picks another AW139
May 13, 2013BUYER'S GUIDE: Geneva show set to bring the latest aircraft head-to-head
May 13, 2013Saudi medevac department commits to AW139
April 17, 2013Growing deep water oil and gas client list boosts Nigerian AW139 fleet
February 11, 2013Azerbaijan orders ten helicopters
February 11, 2013Sloane collects UK's fourth GrandNew
December 10, 2012Starspeed orders vip AW169s
December 10, 2012Swedish SAR AW139s equipped for icing and all-weather conditions
August 2, 2012Parapublic specialist steps up to the AW169
August 2, 2012Polish door and fence company selects GrandNew
June 11, 2012Me & my aircraft: UTair brings the AW139 to Russia in numbers and starts service training
March 12, 2012Gulf Helicopters orders AW189s for offshore duties
February 10, 2012DanCopter dispatches first AW139 to Nigeria
December 12, 2011CPI orders Czech Republic's first AW119Ke
December 12, 2011AW139s head for the Caspian Sea
December 12, 2011Trento takes first of two AW139s for disaster missions
November 8, 2011Haughey orders AW139 for vip transport
October 15, 2011Kaan brings the AW169 to Turkey
September 1, 2011UK air ambulance orders AW169 pair
July 7, 2011INAER signs for ten AW169 helicopters
June 8, 2011GrandNew takes on vip transport in Turkey
May 5, 2011Hot or cold, the AW139 is put to work
March 9, 2011Rega pilots get simulator help for Da Vinci transition
March 9, 2011Bulgaria boosts border patrol with three new helicopters
February 9, 2011Cyprus invests in five AW139s for SAR and law enforcement
December 1, 2010Esperia chooses AW119Ke to diversify fleet
October 6, 2010Special focus - Safe flying: Training gets ever more realistic as business aviation builds on its strong safety record
September 2, 2010Italian coastguard says first AW139 will enhance effectiveness
September 2, 2010Sloane Mallorca's A109E brings in new 'over water' flight business
July 1, 2010Italian coastguard expects AW139 to enhance patrols
July 1, 2010Aramco takes delivery of AW139s
June 1, 2010HeliClub makes first Russian order for AW139
March 31, 2010AW109 Powers to strengthen border patrols
March 3, 2010Vinair is first in line for the Grand New
March 3, 2010Fourth AW119Ke bolsters Arctic border patrol
February 3, 2010Bulgarian police order AW139 for EU border patrol
December 10, 2009Joint venture grows helicopter maintenance and training
November 10, 2009Elite gains full IFR approval and expands Grand fleet
October 9, 2009Bristow acquires AW139 after successful offshore missions with the S92
October 9, 2009Bel Air ready for 2010 introduction of new offshore helicopter rules
September 8, 2009Me & My Aircraft: Grand is a real step up from the Power but 'could do with more MTOW reserve'
September 8, 2009Me & My Aircraft: A355 and A109 'are good helicopters but spare parts availability is appalling' says very unhappy East Midlands Helicopters md
September 8, 2009Me & My Aircraft: Bel Air puts faith in the AW139 after 'meticulous' research
July 8, 2009Esperia acquires Grand as helicopter hub plans progress
July 8, 2009Bel Air selects AW139 for offshore services
July 8, 2009PAS orders AW139s as part of fleet modernisation
July 8, 2009Kocoglu Aviation rapidly builds Turkish EHMS fleet
June 5, 2009FB Heliservices deploys AW139s
June 5, 2009Me & My Aircraft: Swiss Jet plans bubble door to add value and keep A119 pilot warm
May 6, 2009Europe's police prize helicopters in successful fight against crime
March 3, 2009Helicopter Focus: EC135 chosen for offshore wind farm maintenance role
December 2, 2008Helicopter Focus: UK firefighters may work in partnership with police to deploy by helicopter and beat traffic jams
July 30, 2008Poland to acquire 23 EC135s to modernise ageing EMS network
July 1, 2008Manufacturers are delighted as demand in Italy and Turkey lifts corporate helicopter sales to new heights
April 3, 2008'Greek goddess combination' aims to be a force as SAR welcomes introduction of new technology
February 1, 2008ADA expands fleet to meet rising demand
December 4, 2007Estonia selects AW130 for key border patrols
December 4, 2007High oil prices fuel demand for larger offshore helicopter fleets
September 7, 2007Air ambulance service looks for new base while Agusta denies an eviction
October 4, 2006Rega unveils its latest Grand ambitions
June 2, 2006Agusta Westland predicts rising sales in Italy
May 2, 2006Helisureste opts for Agusta 139
May 2, 2006North Sea contracts boost CHC's rotary contingent
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