Thursday, September 12, 2013
Weststar AW139 Fleet Grows to 18
AgustaWestland has handed over another AW139 to Weststar Aviation Services in Malaysia. There are now 18 AW139s in the Weststar fleet, which provides helicopter support for the oil and gas industry, as well as VIP transport.
Weststar AW139. Photo courtesy of AgustaWestland
AgustaWestland’s U.S. plant in Philadelphia produced the helicopter and presented it to Weststar’s group managing director, Tan Sri Syed Azman Syed Ibrahim, during a September 4 ceremony. The AW139 entered service with Weststar in April 2011. The operator has placed orders for 30 AgustaWestland helicopters dating back to 2010, consisting of two-dozen AW139s, four AW189s and a pair of AW169s.
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