Portugal´s largest helicopter operator Heliportugal-Trabalhos e Transporte Aéreo, Representações, Importação e Exportação Lda used one of its AW 139 medium twin helicopter to support the visit of His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales in Portugal on March 31st. The aircraft took off from the Portuguese Air Force Montijo air base Nº6 bound for the airfield at Evora. The helicopter later transferred the 13 VIP passengers to the helipad in Cascais Marina.

Based in Cascais, Tires, Heliportugal’s operations extend to Portugal, Spain, Morocco and Greece, Tunisia and Nigeria. Its large helicopter fleet includes three AW139s. Services comprise executive and sightseeing flights, photo and filming, emergency medical service, life line work, fire fighting, sling load, geological survey, forest fertilising and off-shore operations.

(AgustaWestland).

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