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Elitaliana recieve first AW169 from LCI

Elitaliana recieve first AW169 from LCI

Lease Corporation International (LCI), the aviation leasing arm of the Libra Group, has delivered the first Leonardo AW169 helicopter to Elitaliana SpA. It will be used to support Elitaliana’s emergency medical services (EMS) and search and rescue (SAR) operations in

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Helicopter Leasing 2015: Debt for lessors review

Helicopter Leasing 2015: Debt for lessors review

 Helicopter leasing companies successfully raised more than $650 million in 2015. Although this was down on 2014 and 2013, this mainly reflected GE’s acquisition of Milestone Aviation. Milestone Aviation is now funded by GE Capital so no longer has debt.

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LCI closes innovative Islamic finance facility

LCI closes innovative Islamic finance facility

LCI Helicopters has closed an innovative Islamic pre-delivery payment facility with Bank of London and the Middle East and Lloyds Bank. The facility will be used for Airbus H175s and H224es delivering over the next three years. LCI says it

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Helicopter operating leasing ranking 2014: Top of the Ops

Helicopter operating leasing ranking 2014: Top of the Ops

Less than five years after the launch of Milestone Aviation Group it is astonishing how fast the market for dedicated helicopter operating lessors has grown.We are asked a lot to provide a ranking for operating leasing companies. This ranking below

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3 things to know about helicopter finance in 2015

3 things to know about helicopter finance in 2015

As part of his presentation at Helicopter Investor London 2015, John Sheldon, a member of Lease Corporation International’s helicopter advisory board, highlighted three points that everyone involved in helicopter finance should be aware of in 2015. 1. The current fall

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LCI Helicopters to lease four AW139s to Westpac Rescue

LCI Helicopters to lease four AW139s to Westpac Rescue

Lease Corporation International (LCI) has entered into a multi-year agreement to lease four new AW139 helicopters to Australia’s Westpac Rescue Helicopter Service. The helicopters will be delivered in 2016 and will be equipped for EMS operations. The AgustaWestland AW139s will

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LCI orders another 11 helicopters

LCI orders another 11 helicopters

Leace Corporation International has ordered another 11 AgustaWestland helicopters valued at $125 million. The new aircraft are converted from options held by the helicopter lessor, are made up of a mix of AW139, AW169 and AW189 aircraft. The aircraft will

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LCI closes $325 million secured asset backed facility

LCI closes $325 million secured asset backed facility

Lease Corporation International (LCI), the aviation leasing division of the Libra Group, has successfully closed a five-year, $325 million asset-backed credit facility for its helicopter-leasing arm, LCI Helicopters. The funds will be used to expand the company’s helicopter fleet. There

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LCI places AW139 helicopter with Indwe Aviation

Lease Corporation International (LCI) places an AgustaWestland AW139 helicopter with South African based Indwe Aviation. Lease Corporation International has announced a new partnership with Indwe Aviation in George, South Africa, through the long-term lease of an AW139 helicopter. The lease

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Market analysis: A brief history of helicopter leasing

Market analysis: A brief history of helicopter leasing

Since 2010 we have seen the launch of many new specialist helicopter leasing companies – including Milestone Aviation Group, Waypoint Leasing, Lobo Leasing, Lease Corporation International, Macquarie Rotorcraft leasing and others. Operating leases have been a popular source of finance

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