UK based operator SaxonAir Charter announced at EBACE, that it would acquire a Leonardo-Finmeccanica AW109SP Grand New to be operated by SaxonAir Helicopters in Europe. A high-performance light twin engine IFR helicopter, the Grand New will be used by the operator to serve its customers in both the London and the wider UK market.
‘As a group we’re all very much looking forward to the addition of the brand new helicopter. We are very well known for being a quality fixed wing charter operator and aircraft management company so the purchase will boost our presence and scope in the helicopter market.' Says Max Randall, Head of Sales and Operations, SaxonAir Helicopters.
The AW109SP Grand New is expected to attract the interest of customers for both corporate and leisure missions.
The helicopter can fly at night and the luxurious cabin can comfortably fly up to 6 passengers and can transport clients at distances of over 350nm.