AgustaWestland; helicopters; Russia; Moscow; oil and gas; Jet Expo

September 26, 2012 - 3:04am

Operating helicopters in Russia has become significantly easier in recent years and there is rising demand from the country’s fast-growing energy and utilities industries. Italian-UK manufacturer AgustaWestland believes it is well placed to benefit from both of these factors now it has established a local assembly line in Russia in order to avoid customers having to pay 20 percent import duty.