January 8, 2015
AgustaWestland to supply AW189 Civil Helicopters to Rosneft
Finmeccanica-AgustaWestland, announced that, following an agreement signed on 29th December, it will provide 160 AW189 civil helicopters to the oil company Rosneft by 2025. The supply will be provided mainly through HeliVert, a joint venture between Finmeccanica-AgustaWestland and Russian Helicopters (a subsidiary of the corporation Rostec). HeliVert will be responsible for the final assembly (at its Tomilino plant near Moscow) of the helicopters. The agreement includes the supply of integrated services (maintenance and training) for customers in Russia and CIS countries. With this supply of 160 AW189 civil helicopters, Rosneft will become the primary customer for the AW189 worldwide.