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Another 139 for the Middle East as Saudi Aramco places order
Saudi Aramco has placed an order for an AW139 helicopter, further expanding its Agusta roster.
Read this story in our June 2014 printed issue.

Saudi Aramco has placed an order for an AW139 helicopter, further expanding its Agusta roster. The latest unit will be used to perform offshore and vip transport operations in Saudi Arabia.

The 139 was chosen due to its versatility, performance, reliability, safety and mission capability. There are currently more than 130 of the type sold in the Middle East, performing commercial and government operations including offshore transport, vip transport, SAR and EMS, utility, troop transport, patrol, law enforcement and homeland security.

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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.
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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.
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