Linfox orders three AW169 helicopters
AgustaWestland has announced
that Linfox has signed a contract for three AW169 helicopters in full VIP
The aircraft will be used to perform corporate transport
missions in the Melbourne area of Australia. This
order marks the entrance of the AW169 into the Australian corporate/VIP
Contracts for more than 50 AW169s have now been signed by
customers worldwide so far since its launch in summer 2010.
Emilio Dalmasso, senior vice
president commercial business unit, AgustaWestland, said “We are very pleased
that Linfox has chosen the new generation AW169 to meet its future VIP
transport requirements as it moves up to a 4.5 tonne category helicopter.
Linfox was the first Australian customer for the AW119 Koala in 2000 and
followed that by buying Grand and GrandNew light twins, so we are delighted we
are able to continue to meet the requirements of this loyal customer.”