Bell Textron has announced the sale of two Bell 429 helicopters to two corporate customers in Southeast Asia, demonstrating the Bell 429’s continued popularity among corporate customers.

Bell said its clients value the Bell 429’s reliability, smooth and quiet ride, and Bell’s industry-leading support and services.

With the latest announcement, there will be close to 15 Bell 429 helicopters serving corporate customers in the region.

This sale comes on the back of two Designer Series Bell 429s that were recently delivered to Advanced Flight in New Zealand.

400 Bell 429 aircraft globally

Today, more than 400 Bell 429 aircraft globally serve an array of customers, offering operators large cabins, intuitive displays and excellent performance.

The Bell 429, with more than 500,000 global fleet hours, remains at the forefront as mission requirements evolve.

Advanced capabilities of the 429 include single pilot IFR, Category A operations and an integrated avionics glass cockpit, designed to offer the best combination of flexibility, safety, and durability.

Bell has also announced the signed purchase agreement for a Bell 429 to be operated by World Aviation, the Independent Representative (IR) for Bell in Spain.

The aircraft will be delivered to a private owner and operated for charter and corporate VIP transport in the Costa del Sol and other regions in the country.

Corporate VIP missions

The Bell 429 has proved popular for the corporate VIP mission in many of the most prestigious locations throughout Europe.

The aircraft is operated in the French Riviera and the French Alps by Helisecurite, Wucher Helicopter in Austria, Starspeed in London, and in Greece and Cyprus. It has proved particularly popular in Switzerland where it is operated by HeliAlps, Airport Helicopter, Air Zermatt, and Centaurium Aviation. Bell has now delivered more than 90,429 aircraft in Europe.

“Those seeking an aircraft that offers class-leading transport, speed, smoothness and superior passenger experience needn’t look any further than the Bell 429,” said Alberto Delgado, CEO, World Aviation.

“We’re thrilled to be facilitating the purchase of the first Bell 429 in Spain and we’re confident that both passengers and pilots will be delighted by the premium experience this aircraft delivers.”
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