AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company, and
fashion design house, Karl Lagerfeld, are working together on the
design of VIP helicopter interiors and exteriors.
The partnership will initially focus on the
development of an exclusive AW139 medium twin helicopter VIP
exterior and interior design, with the possibility to expand the
partnership to include other AgustaWestland commercial helicopter
This is the first time Karl Lagerfeld has entered
the helicopter exterior/interior design sector.
The AW139 is a new generation medium
twin-turbine helicopter that has a maximum cruise speed of 167
knots. The AW139 can be used for a wide range of applications
such as offshore transport, EMS/SAR, executive/VIP transport,
law enforcement and government roles.
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