Kopter announces order of two Units from Safomar Aviation of South Africa
February 28, 2018 – On Day 2 of HeliExpo 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada, Kopter Group AG announced that Safomar Aviation (PTY) LTD of South Africa has signed an order of two (2) units of the SH09 single turbine helicopter.
Safomar is currently in advanced stage discussions with Kopter of a representation agreement for its products in South Africa which will include sales and after sales support and services for the future SH09 fleets.
Safomar Aviation has been operating in Southern Africa over the past 30 years. It is a diverse aviation group comprising of aircraft sales, after sales support, pilot and technical training, maintenance, aircraft spares supply and repairs thus providing a full turnkey solution to the aviation industry on the continent.
Shai Shalem, Safomar Aviation Group CEO, says: “We are very pleased to enter into a partnership with Kopter as we believe the helicopter’s latest and revolutionary technology with the diversified capabilities will cater to the various applications and missions in the medium single engine helicopters and will certainly be a game changer in the helicopter fraternity. We believe that the Safomar Aviation Group is best positioned to promote and sell this ground breaking product and we look forward to growing the product and the relationship in Southern Africa with Kopter.”
Mathias Sénès, Kopter Group Chief Commercial Officer says: “We are very happy to welcome Safomar to the SH09 family. Safomar is a key aerospace player which has established a strong presence in South Africa, contributing to introduce Kopter in a new market.”