Sunday, January 1, 2012
SFS Aviation, Sampoerna Purchase AW139, GrandNew
|SFS Aviation added an AW139 for offshore transport missions. AgustaWestland
Thailand-based SFS Aviation has contracted with AgustaWestland for an AW139. The helicopter will conduct offshore transport missions out of the SFS Songkhia base in the Gulf of Thailand. Pilot training and support services are provided via AgustaWestland Malaysia’s support center in Kuala Lumpur.
Indonesia’s Sampoerna has also purchased a GrandNew for VIP transport throughout the region. Delivered late last year, the helicopter becomes the second to enter service with an Indonesian operator during 2011.