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Bell Helicopter signs deal at Monaco Yacht Show

Saran becomes the first Turkish client to order a Bell 407GX helicopter.
A Bell 407GX helicopter flying over a city.

A Bell 407GX helicopter flying over a city.

Bell Helicopter signed a purchase agreement with Saran for the first Bell 407GX helicopter in Turkey at the Monaco Yacht Show.

“As the Turkish helicopter market continues to grow by leaps and bounds, our partnership with Bell Helicopter will enable us to best respond to the needs of the marketplace. We will continue to invest in Bell aircraft, as well as the exceptional rotorcraft services and operations our customers have come to expect from us,” said Kurt Akin, Saran’s coordinator, special operations.

Based in Istanbul, Saran Aviation, a Saran Holding Group company, will use the Bell 407GX for corporate transport.

“The sale of the first Bell 407GX in Turkey represents the continued growth of Bell Helicopter’s commercial business in Europe across all segments. We have significantly expanded our presence in Turkey with the sale of more than 24 aircraft in the last two years,” said Patrick Moulay, Bell Helicopter’s managing director in Europe. “We are very pleased that Saran continues to place their trust in Bell Helicopter.”

Bell displayed a VIP-configured Bell 429 helicopter aboard a superyacht at the Monaco Yacht Show held from 25-28 September 2013.

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