Sky Shuttle Helicopters Takes Delivery Of 200th AW139

(December 9, 2008) -- AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company, is pleased to announce the delivery of the 200th 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. Renzo Lunardi, Senior Vice President Commercial Business Unit, AgustaWestland said "It gives us great pleasure to be handing over the 200th AW139 to Sky Shuttle Helicopters Limited, an operator with a worldwide reputation for excellence. The tremendous success of the AW139 worldwide has made it the helicopter of choice for a wide range number of applications including commercial passenger transport and we are sure Sky Shuttle Helicopters' customers will appreciate its class leading speed and passenger comfort."

Source: AgustaWestland
Date: Dec 10, 2008