Travira Air To Take Delivery of 2 AW139 Helicopters
AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company, is pleased to announce that Travira Air is to take delivery of two AW139 twin intermediate helicopters. The helicopters will soon enter service for offshore passenger transport operations in Indonesia.
Vincenzo Alaimo, Head of Regional Sales SE Asia, AgustaWestland, said “I am delighted to know these helicopters will soon enter service with Travira Air who has a long and successful history of providing onshore and offshore helicopter services to its many clients in Indonesia. The AW139 provides the latest safety features, unrivalled performance and exceptional comfort which will be greatly appreciated by all those that fly in the aircraft.”
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The AW139 has achieved great success in South East Asia in recent years with orders placed by local operators for offshore, corporate, firefighting, EMS/SAR and coastal patrol missions. 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 helicopter of choice in the medium twin market. With its power reserve, the AW139 delivers Category A (Class 1) performance from a helipad (elevated or at ground level) at maximum take-off weight with an unmatched one engine inoperative capability.
The AW139 can carry up to 15 passengers in its spacious cabin. Over 750 AW139s have now been ordered by customers around the world with more than 620 now in service.
AgustaWestland Malaysia Sdn Bhd, a wholly owned subsidiary of AgustaWestland, continues to play a major role in the Malaysian helicopter market expanding its presence and increasing its capabilities through a continued programme of investment. The Company’s headquarters, maintenance, support and training facilities are located at Kuala Lumpur's Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah Airport. AgustaWestland Malaysia is a Malaysian DCA approved maintenance and repair organization.
Travira Air has been providing charter services since 1983 including providing offshore oil and gas transport services to multinational oil clients. Today, with its headquarters in Jakarta, Travira Air is the foremost charter air operator in Indonesia, flying domestic and as well as regional routes for .oil and gas, mining and medical corporations as well as selected luxury travel partners.
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Source : AgustaWestland, A Finmeccanica Company (Milan: FNC.MI)