Canada Continue to Commit to Modernize and Expand the Cormorant Search and Rescue Helicopter Fleet

Leonardo welcomes the continued commitment made by Canada’s Minister of National Defence, the Honourable Harjit S. Sajjan, to modernize and expand Canada’s primary rotary search and rescue helicopter fleet through the Cormorant MidLife Upgrade (CMLU) program. Yesterday’s announcement marks a major step forward ahead of program finalization. To date, the AW101/CH-149 “Cormorant” has enabled the … More Canada Continue to Commit to Modernize and Expand the Cormorant Search and Rescue Helicopter Fleet

Airbus Helicopters Develops its Presence in Italy with a Dedicated Customer Centre

Airbus Helicopters has strengthened its footprint in Italy with the acquisition of its distributor and 50-year partner Aersud Elicotteri. Headquartered in the North of Italy, near the city of Verona, Aersud has played a key role in the development of the country’s helicopter market. It has successfully increased Airbus Helicopters’ market share in Italy, particularly … More Airbus Helicopters Develops its Presence in Italy with a Dedicated Customer Centre

Italy’s National Fire Corps Receives First Two AW139 Helicopters

Italy’s National Fire Corps receives first two AW139 helicopters, the backbone of the Country’s rescue and emergency response services. The helicopters will carry out search and medical rescue, firefighting and disaster relief with enhanced operational effectiveness from all national bases. The first AW139 of the National Fire Corps is now entering service.  With the delivery … More Italy’s National Fire Corps Receives First Two AW139 Helicopters