AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company, is pleased to announce the delivery of an additional AW139 helicopter to Bel Air of Denmark. The aircraft in offshore transport configuration will be used to ferry passenger to oil and gas installations in the North Sea..
So far the AW139s operated by Bel Air have been delivering exceptional availability and reliability with more than 8.000 airborne hours flown since 2009 and more than 640 airborne hours last month together logged by a total of four aircraft with a max of 192 airborne hours on one aircraft. Since starting up offshore operations with the AW139 Bel Air has achieved an impressive 99.6% on time flight schedule and performed more than 26,000 landings.
This latest delivery is part of Bel Air’s plan to increase its fleet to a total of six AW139s as it expands its operations in support of the North Sea oil and gas industry, as well as carrying out offshore wind turbine support and ad hoc helicopter services.
Source: AgustaWestland, A Finmeccanica Company (Milan: FNC.MI)
Date: Jun 20, 2013