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DanCopter dispatches first AW139 to Nigeria
DanCopter, a Blueway AS company, has taken delivery of the first of five AW139 medium twin helicopters, for offshore transport operations in Nigeria.

DanCopter, a Blueway AS company, has taken delivery of the first of five AW139 medium twin helicopters, for offshore transport operations in Nigeria.

The AW139 typically provides seating for 12 or 15 passengers in a large cabin with ease of access and egress via large sliding cabin doors. Of the 450 now in service, one third are used for oil and gas support operations.

Blueway AS has provided helicopter services since 1986 and now has a fleet of 26 helicopters operating under the DanCopter, Airlift, Blueway Offshore Norway and Vertech Offshore names. DanCopter provides passenger transport services to oil and gas companies in the North Sea as well as for Shell in Nigeria. Airlift operates onshore infrastructure and environment services in Norway, Sweden and Finland as well as search and rescue operations for the Governor of Svalbard.

Blueway Offshore Norway operates offshore crew change contracts from bases in Norway.

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Greece boosts emergency response with three AW139s
May 28, 2024
The order also includes a comprehensive technical, logistical support and training package. The AW139s will be operated by the Fire Brigade on behalf of the Ministry from a base in Attica.
Mitsui Bussan commits to three AW139s for Japan
March 5, 2024
The AW139 has proven extremely successful in Japan; those in service there have logged in excess of 110,000 flight hours, performing several utility operations, as well as supporting several prefectures and city authorities.
Castle Air adds third AW139 for UK ops
March 2, 2024
Helicopter passenger transport service provider Castle Air adds third AW139 to fleet of 10 Leonardo aircraft for operations in the UK.