Gulf Helicopters sign contract for five AW139s


AgustaWestland and Gulf Helicopters sign contract for five AW139 helicopters

Gulf Helicopters AW139AgustaWestland has announced
the signing of a contract with Gulf Helicopters of Qatar for five AW139
helicopters. The aircraft will be equipped for offshore passenger
transportation operations. This latest contract adds to the one for twelve
aircraft placed by Gulf Helicopters in 2007 as part of its fleet renewal

Over 350 AW139 helicopters
are now in service performing offshore transport, VIP/corporate transport,
EMS/SAR, law enforcement, utility and other missions. Orders for almost 500
aircraft have been placed by more than 140 customers in approximately 50
countries so far, with nearly a quarter of all sales made in the Middle East.

Gulf Helicopters is also an
authorized service centre for AgustaWestland for their AW139s and also one of
the first helicopter companies to have AW139 full flight simulator for its
operations and for third party use.