Pakistan invests in AW139 helicopter fleet

The Government of Pakistan has ordered an undisclosed number of AW139 intermediate twin engine helicopters, according to manufacturer Leonardo. Apart from performing emergency medical service duties, the aircraft will also be used for utility and passenger transports. Leonardo said of the order: “This latest fleet expansion is a further step towards the completion of a fleet renewal programme spread over several batches and highlights the success of the AW139. Leonardo is also delivering logistic support and training services for the growing fleet of AW139s in Pakistan. A significant number of AW139s are already in service in Pakistan, with several operated by the Pakistan Government for EMS/SAR, relief and transport duties.”

 

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