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Castle Air adds third AW139 for UK ops
Helicopter passenger transport service provider Castle Air adds third AW139 to fleet of 10 Leonardo aircraft for operations in the UK.
Castle Air signs for its third AW139 at HAI Heli-Expo 2024.

UK helicopter service provider Castle Air has added a third AW139 intermediate twin engine helicopter to perform in-country VIP/corporate transport missions. The delivery of the aircraft is expected to be performed in 2025. The move further expands the fleet of Leonardo Helicopters in service with the operator, currently made up of 15 units.

Castle Air delivers a range of passenger transport services in UK including airport transfers, support to sport and social events, and charter services. It has more than 40 years of experience and 100,000 flight hours logged, and operates from five bases including its main facility at London Biggin Hill airport.

The AW139's success for passenger transport in the UK is significantly growing, with seven units expected to be delivered to various operators by mid-2025.

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