US-based helicopter transport operator Era Group Inc. (NYSE: ERA) has taken delivery of its first two AgustaWestland AW189 heavy helicopters, the company said.
The AW189 helicopter is a versatile, multirole platform with a spacious cabin configured with 16 seats and a cockpit design incorporating the latest in advanced situational awareness technologies to reduce crew workload, optimize mission-effectiveness and enhance safety.
Era Group is a large helicopter operator in the world and the longest serving helicopter transport operator in the US. In addition to servicing its US customers, Era Group also provides helicopters and related services to third-party helicopter operators and customers in other countries, including Brazil, Colombia, India, Norway, Spain and the United Kingdom. Era Group´s helicopters are primarily used to transport personnel to, from and between offshore oil and gas production platforms, drilling rigs and other installations.