Aramco to acquire AW139s

Leonardo claims the AW139 is the market-leading intermediate twin-engine helicopter, ideally suited to demanding of shore missions, with superior speed, range and single engine capability together with excellent handling characteristics.

THE GLOBAL petroleum and chemicals enterprise Aramco Overseas Company, a subsidiary of Saudi Aramco, will acquire 17 Leonardo AW139 helicopters to renew its medium helicopter fleet.

Leonardo announced the order at the 2018 Farnborough International Air Show on July 16, 2018, signing a contract with Milestone Aviation Group Limited.

Milestone is a global helicopter leasing company and part of the GECAS group and will lease the helicopters to Aramco, with the first to be delivered later in 2018.

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