Monday, 28 September 2015

Waypoint Leasing signs first Pacific deal placing Airbus H145 Helicopter

Image courtesy of Airbus Helicopters 
Waypoint Leasing (Ireland) Limited the largest independent global helicopter leasing company, announced that it has placed the first of its Airbus H145 orders on lease with Pacific Helicopters Ltd. a leading provider of helicopter services in Papua New Guinea and throughout the Asia-Pacific region.

Ed Washecka, CEO of Waypoint Leasing, said, “This transaction validates the increasing importance of the H145 in meeting operator demand around the world, and marks the beginning of an important relationship with a leading operator in the Asia-Pacific region. We are pleased to be working with the team at Pacific on this seminal transaction and are confident that it marks the beginning of a great partnership.”

“This is a very exciting time for Pacific Helicopters, with the leasing of the H145 assisting the company in its drive to capture a larger part of the market in the region by the inclusion of this highly advanced and modern helicopter with enormous capability in all quarters of operations and mission capability,” said Mal Smith, CEO of Pacific.

The Airbus H145 has a large cabin, a compact airframe, and powerful engines, the H145 responds to a multitude of mission needs, designed especially to operate in high-and-hot operating conditions.


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