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    NEWS | AgustaWestland AW169 in Falcon Aviation Services
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    Falcon Aviation AW169 Starts Operations in Kuwait


    Abu Dhabi’ Falcon Aviation put into service first three AW169 supporting onshore and offshore transport services for the Kuwait Oil Company. As launch customer, the fleet leader has already logged 1400 flight hours

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    Falcon Aviation AW169 Starts Operations in Kuwait


    Leonardo, February 22, 2019 - Abu Dhabi – Falcon Aviation of Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates) has recently started onshore and offshore transport operations for the Kuwait Oil Company with three Leonardo AW169 light- intermediate twin helicopters under a five-year contract.

    The introduction of the capable, new generation AW169 and Falcon Aviation’s expertise is allowing the Kuwait Oil Company to perform a significant leap forward in the level of service supporting the Oil&Gas industry in the region.

    Falcon Aviation has also established all the required infrastructure, including the building of a brand new hangar to house the 3 helicopters and create facilities to carry out line and base maintenance on the type.

    The global launch customer for the offshore-configured AW169, Falcon Aviation also operates two more aircraft for offshore - supporting Total ABK in Abu Dhabi - and VVIP duties.

    The first AW169 introduced into service by this customer is the fleet leader with over 1400 flight hours logged to date out of a total of more than 24,500 across a global fleet of almost 70 AW169s. Falcon Aviation is a leading operator in the region and a prime customer to Leonardo with a fleet of 11 helicopters including five AW169s, two AW189 super-medium aircraft and four AW109 Grand/GrandNew light twins.

    AW169 helicopter A versatile, new generation twin engine light intermediate category helicopter, the 4.6/4.8 tonne AW169 has been designed in response to the growing market demand for an aircraft that delivers high performance, meets all the latest certification standards and has multi-role capabilities.

    Orders for more than 200 AW169 helicopters have been signed by over 70 customers in nearly 30 countries around the world to date for a wide range of applications including air ambulance, law enforcement, executive/corporate transport, electronic newsgathering.

    About Falcon Aviation: Falcon Aviation is a private aviation company based in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. A leading corporate jet and helicopter service provider offering Global Services. Falcon Aviation’s main operating base located at Al Bateen Executive Airport dedicated to VIP private charters and oil and gas support. It is situated only 10km from the City Centre of Abu Dhabi.

    Their major scope of work is to support the Abu Dhabi Oil and Gas governmental sectors, VIP private jet and helicopter charters, aircraft management, Fixed Based Operations (FBO), aircraft maintenance (MRO) & Continuing Airworthiness Management Organization (CAMO).


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