Liza Transport International takes delivery of a Grand


AgustaWestland delivers an A109 Grand helicopter to Burkina Faso company

A109 GrandAgustaWestland
has announced that Liza Transport International of Burkina Faso has recently
taken delivery of a Grand light twin engine helicopter. The aircraft will be
used for VIP/passenger transport duties. This handover marks the entrance of
AgustaWestland in Burkina Faso
and expands the presence of company’s helicopters in the Sub-Saharan Africa
French speaking region following sales in Congo Brazzaville and Benin.

Chabrat, vice president sales Sub-Saharan Region, AgustaWestland said “We are
happy to add another important customer which allows us to enter a new market
further strengthening our presence in the Sub Saharan region. The company’s
range of products has achieved growing success in the last decade in various
African countries and we are confident we’ll find additional opportunities in
this region in the future.”  

Transport International chief exceutive, Mr Bankoungou, said “It gives us great
pleasure to receive our VIP-configured Grand helicopter. This purchase
represents the first step of a strategy which will enable our company to become
the benchmark for helicopter transport, aviation operations and VIP services across
the entire Western Africa region.”