Maintenance Repair & Overhaul Space Air Cargo

Home- Stories

Leonardo Adds to Its AW139 Tally

: Apr 17, 2018 - : 7:28 pm

Pakistan has placed additional orders with Leonardo for an undisclosed number of AW139 intermediate twin engine helicopters. Deliveries of the helicopters will commence in early 2019.

The new rotorcraft will be used to perform utility, passenger transport and emergency medical service operations in Pakistan. Pakistan has placed multiple orders for the AW139 across several batches and the growing fleet is supported by logistic support and training services from Leonardo.

The AW139’s outstanding hot & high performance has made it the helicopter of choice for the Pakistan Government for EMS/ SAR, relief and transport duties with a significant number of the type already operational. More than 300 customers across 70 countries have placed orders for more than 1000 AW139 rotorcraft and in excess of 900 units are already in service.

Malaysia Gets More AW139, AW189

Meanwhile, the Royal Malaysian Police Air Wing and Malaysia’s Fire & Rescue Service (Bomba), will soon receive new helicopters from Leonardo. The airframer announced that the deliveries of four more AW139 twin-engine helicopters will start later this year.

The Royal Malaysian Police also operates two AW139s inducted in 2017. Two AW189 super-medium class helicopters are currently in final preparation at Subang Airport before delivery to the Bomba, which presently operates AW109 Power and AW139 helicopters. Leonardo has already received more than 150 orders and options for the AW189 till date.



Headquartered in Singapore with reporters spread across all major regions, GBP Aerospace & Defence is a leading media house that publishes three publications that serve the aerospace and defence sector - Asian Defence Technology, Asian Airlines & Aerospace and Daily News. Known industry-wide for quality journalism, GBP Aerospace & Defence is present at more international tradeshows and exhibitions than any other competing publication in the region.
For over three decades, our award-winning team of reporters has been producing top-notch content to help readers stay abreast of the latest developements in the field of commercial aviation, MRO, defence, and Space.

Popular Posts

Copyright 2024. GBP. All Rights Reserved.

Home Defence & Security Space Commercial Aviation Maintence Repair & Overhaul Daily News Events About Us