28/09/2009 BRISTOW GROUP SIGNS FOR THREE AW139S

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AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company announced that the Bristow Group Inc. has signed an agreement for three AW139 medium twin engine helicopters to be used to perform offshore transport missions. The purchase further strengthens the relationship between AgustaWestland and Bristow Group and also includes options for additional AW139 purchases by the Bristow Group, which would reinforce the continued expansion of the AW139 in the Oil & Gas Industry.
Emilio Dalmasso, Senior Vice President Commercial Business Unit, AgustaWestland said, We are very pleased to have signed this agreement with Bristow Group, one of the world’s largest providers of helicopter services. This latest order for the best selling AW139 by Bristow Group reinforces AgustaWestland’s view that the AW139 is the best available helicopter in its class for offshore transport and many other missions. We are sure Bristow Group and their customers will be delighted with the aircraft.