Entries by bcullen@milestoneaviation.com

Milestone Aviation Contributes to Growth of EMS Capabilities In China With Lease of Two Airbus H130 Helicopters to Mit Group’s Hems999

Dublin, Ireland, October [26], 2016 – Milestone Aviation Group Limited (“Milestone”), a GE Capital Aviation Services company and the global leader in helicopter leasing, announced today that it has leased two new Airbus H130 helicopters to HEMS999 Company Ltd. (“HEMS999”), a Chinese air ambulance operator subsidiary of MIT Group, to support emergency medical service operations […]

Business Air News – “Capital and creativity leads Bristow to opt for leasing”

Bristow is to acquire five large helicopters for North Sea operations by means of leasing agreements with Milestone Aviation Group. William E Chiles, Bristow Group president and ceo, says: “The terms of these agreements, with Milestone covering 100% of the acquisition cost of the aircraft, meet our commercial needs to better manage our financial performance. […]

Aviation Finance – “Milestone orders 16 helicopters from Eurocopter, and leases 5 helicopters to Bristow Group”

February 13th 2012 – Milestone Aviation Group has ordered 16 EC225 aircraft, the latest-generation member of Eurocopter’s Super Puma/Cougar family, valued at $480 million. The helicopters will be delivered over five years, starting in 2013. The lessor also announced it has agreed to lease five helicopters, two Eurocopter EC-225s and three Sikorsky S-92s, to Bristow […]

AIN – “Milestone, Turbomeca Collaborate on Helo Mx Program”

February 14, 2012, 3:25 PM – Helicopter engine manufacturer Turbomeca and aircraft leasing firm Milestone Aviation Group yesterday at Heli-Expo 2012 inked a partnership on a fixed-hourly-cost maintenance program for Milestone customers flying Turbomeca-powered helicopters. “Through the Global Support Partnership, Turbomeca and Milestone are jointly developing new engine support solutions and services for Milestone’s lease customers […]

Corporate Jet Investor – “Milestone announces leasing transaction with Bristow Group”

13th February, 2012 – Milestone Aviation Group has announced at Heli-Expo that it has reached agreement with Bristow Group to lease five large helicopters. The companies completed operating leases in December 2011 for two Eurocopter EC225s deliverable in mid-2012 and anticipates closing the leases for three 2011 Sikorsky S-92 helicopters later this quarter. All five […]

AIN – “Milestone’s financing model brings new capital for industry”

February 13, 2012, 11:30 PM – Milestone Aviation Group (Booth No 7010), a helicopter financing company, made a splash at Heli-Expo this year, announcing a $480 million deal with Eurocopter (Booth No. 1917) for 16 EC225s, a contract with Sikorsky Aircraft (Booth No. 6148) for three S-92s (terms not disclosed), and a $125-135 million leasing […]

Corporate Jet Investor – “Turbomeca and Milestone create partnership”

Feb 14, 2012 by Terry Spruce – Helicopter engine manufacturer Turbomeca (Safran group) and the Milestone Aviation Group announced at Heli-Expo the beginning of an expansive partnership between the two companies. Through the Global Support Partnership, Turbomeca and Milestone are jointly developing new engine support solutions and services for Milestone’s lease customers around the world. […]

Rotorhub: Heli-Expo 2012: “Market recovery reflected in helicopter sales”

14 February 2012 – 23:19 by Tony Skinner in Dallas, US The note of optimism sounded by the various heads of the OEMs about the recovery of the commercial helicopter during Heli-Expo had a ring of reality following the raft of contracts announced during the exhibition. AgustaWestland, Eurocopter and Sikorsky all signed double-digit contracts for […]