Dublin, 3rd August 2021
– The Milestone Aviation Group Limited (“Milestone”) has announced that it is providing two Airbus H145 helicopters to Quark Expeditions, the leader in Polar Adventures.
The aircraft will be stationed on the dual heli-decks of Quark Expedition’s brand-new Ultramarine expedition ship and will be used to provide passengers with unique adventure opportunities in the Polar Regions. Described as the most immersive polar helicopter program, the aircraft will be used for activities such as heli-hiking, heli-supported kayaking, and trekking.
Andrew White, President of Quark Expeditions, said, “Quark Expeditions is delighted to work with Milestone on this exciting program. These two sleek, polar-ready helicopters are the fastest and most fuel-efficient in their class and enable will us to take guests deeper into the Polar Regions than any other operator in the expedition industry. We couldn’t do this without dedicated partners like Milestone Aviation, whose unfailing commitment and expertise have been instrumental in advancing our Helicopter Adventure Program.”
Nadjet Garmi, Vice President Commercial USA & Canada at Milestone Aviation,
said, “This is an exciting opportunity for Milestone, and we are delighted to support Quark Expeditions in delivering the ultimate helicopter adventure for its guests, bringing them even closer to the unique landscapes of the Arctic and Antarctic. The H145 is well suited to the harsh environments of the Polar Regions thanks to its versatility, autopilot technology, efficiency, and cutting-edge safety. These two helicopters will transform how the guests of the Ultramarine interact with the polar terrain, providing them with the most memorable, once-in-a-lifetime experiences.”