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Leonardo presents its AW249 Fenice combat helicopter

Rome, 18/06/2024 – The Leonardo AW249 next generation combat helicopter had its international public premiere at Eurosatory (Paris 17-21 June) yesterday, during an official ceremony attended by representatives from industry, Italian Defence and international delegations. The result of the strong collaboration between the Italian Ministry of Defence and Leonardo, the AW249 (designated AH-249A NEES – Leer másLeonardo presents its AW249 Fenice combat helicopter[…]

Bristow sign for 10 Leonardo AW189 helicopters

Rome – 28 February 2024 – Leonardo and Bristow Group announced a framework agreement including firm orders for 10 AW189 super medium helicopters plus 10 options. Bristow is currently operating 21 AW189 helicopters globally with another five due off the assembly line in 2024. The new framework agreement covers a fleet expansion plan for the Leer másBristow sign for 10 Leonardo AW189 helicopters[…]

Leonardo delivers its 700th helicopter manufactured in USA

Philadelphia, 14 December 2023 – Leonardo delivery the 700th helicopter from Leonardo (AgustaWestland) production line in USA (Philadelphia), an AW119Kx. This milestone representing an enormous milestone achievement from the company in the United States that shows to the technical maturity of its industrial operations in the country. The actual 700th aircraft, an AW119Kx single engine, Leer másLeonardo delivers its 700th helicopter manufactured in USA[…]

Leman Aviation signs for 10 Leonardo AW09 helicopters

Madrid, November 28, 2023 — The number of global partners for the Leonardo AW09 next-generation single-engine helicopter in the world market grows further with the announcement at European Rotors (Madrid, 28-30 November) of the addition of Leman Aviation (Léman), who has signed Preliminary Sales Contracts for ten units. Léman offers tailored solutions for customers looking Leer másLeman Aviation signs for 10 Leonardo AW09 helicopters[…]

Polish Army receives their first Leonardo AW149 helicopters

Tomaszów Mazowiecki, 31 October 2023 – The Polish Army (Land Forces) has taken delivery of their first two Leonardo AW149 helicopters during a ceremony held at the 25th Air Cavalry Brigade in Tomaszów Mazowiecki yesterday (October 30, 2023), where they are entering service 15 months after the contract signing. The new Polish military helicopters’ configuration Leer másPolish Army receives their first Leonardo AW149 helicopters[…]

AW139 fleet of Mukamalah achieves 200K flight hours

Paris, 20/06/2023 – Leonardo and Mukamalah Aviation Company (a wholly owned subsidiary of Saudi Aramco) celebrated a major achievement for the operator’s AW139 intermediate twin engine helicopter fleet setting a 200,000 flight hours milestone in operations.The event was celebrated at the Paris Air Show yesterday. Mukamalah’s CEO, Khalid Alnatour said: “As the leading corporate operator, Leer másAW139 fleet of Mukamalah achieves 200K flight hours[…]

Leonardo unveils AWHero RUAS new developments

Rome, 05/06/2023 – Leonardo unveiled today the latest developments for its 200 kg class AWHero RUAS (Rotary Uncrewed Aerial System) during an official ceremony held at SEAFUTURE 2023 (La Spezia – Italy) on board Italian Navy’s (Marina Militare) Paolo Thaon di Revel PPA (Pattugliatore Polivalente d’Altura – Multipurpose Offshore Patrol Vessel). The unveiling was carried Leer másLeonardo unveils AWHero RUAS new developments[…]

Abu Dhabi Aviation orders 6 additional AW139 helicopters

Rome, 09/03/2023 – Leonardo announced at Heli-Expo 2023 (Atlanta, 7-9 March) that Abu Dhabi Aviation (ADA) has signed a contract to procure six AW139 intermediate twin engine helicopters. The aircraft are expected to be delivered in the 2024-2026 timeframe and will be used to perform offshore transport missions further expanding ADA’s AW139 fleet primarily supporting Leer másAbu Dhabi Aviation orders 6 additional AW139 helicopters[…]

THC to expand AW139 helicopter fleet in Saudi Arabia

Rome, 08/03/2023 – THC (The Helicopter Company) will further expand its fleet of Leonardo AW139 intermediate twin engine helicopters to reinforce search and rescue (SAR), Emergency Medical Services (EMS) and Corporate transport in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. At Heli-Expo 2023 (7-9 March) in Atlanta, Georgia, the Company announced its willingness to engage negotiations to Leer másTHC to expand AW139 helicopter fleet in Saudi Arabia[…]

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