2008-12-15 - 200th AW139 delivered200 th AW139 delivered
AgustaWestland liefert 200. AW139 an Sky Shuttle Helicopters AgustaWestland announced the delivery of the 200 th AW139 medium-twin helicopter.
AgustaWestland liefert 200. AW139 an Sky Shuttle Helicopters
AgustaWestland announced the delivery of the 200 th AW139 medium-twin helicopter. The 200th aircraft was one of two aircraft accepted by Ms Cheyenne Chan, CEO of Sky Shuttle Helicopters Limited during a ceremony held at AgustaWestland's Vergiate facility in Italy today. The helicopters will be used by Sky Shuttle Helicopters Limited, previously known as Heli Express, to provide helicopter shuttle flights between Hong Kong, Macau and Shenzhen. These are the first two of a six aircraft order placed by Sky Shuttle Helicopters in June 2007.
Sky Shuttle Helicopters has a long and distinguished history of providing premium helicopter shuttle services and is one of the world's leading helicopter operators. Sky Shuttle Helicopters is the sole commercial helicopter operator between Hong Kong, Macau and Shenzhen and has more than 20 years operating experience. Today Sky Shuttle Helicopters operates more than 60 helicopter flights per day, transporting more passengers than any other operator in the region.
The delivery of the 200 th AW139 represents a significant achievement, occurring just over four years after the delivery of the first helicopter of this type and just 18 months after the delivery of the 100 th AW139 in June 2007. State-of-the-art technology, outstanding performance, low operating costs and the only helicopter in its class to meet the latest safety standards, have made the AW139 the clear market leader. Over 430 AW139 helicopters have now been ordered by almost 110 customers in approximately 40 countries all over the world performing many tasks including VIP/corporate transport, passenger shuttle services, offshore transport, EMS/SAR, law enforcement, fire fighting and troop transport with civil operators, government agencies