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Credit freeze hits helicopter market

Credit freeze hits helicopter market

Many people might find it hard to feel sympathy for bankers. Especially after 2008. But as the credit crunch shows, no industry can survive without debt. The helicopter industry is about to discover this. Lenders, many of whom have already

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Waypoint starts negotiations with lenders over covenants

Waypoint starts negotiations with lenders over covenants

Waypoint Leasing, the largest independent helicopter lessor, is in talks with banks to restructure loans. The lessor first held talks in June to warn lenders that it could be close to breaching some covenants. Some 26 banks are involved. Waypoint,

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Waypoint Leasing: New Horizons

Waypoint Leasing: New Horizons

Waypoint, the world’s largest independent helicopter lessor, recently celebrated its five-year anniversary, having weathered one of the worst downturns in the history of the helicopter market and come out the other side with an air of cautious optimism. Waypoint is

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Waypoint leases one H135T3 to ALT

Waypoint leases one H135T3 to ALT

Waypoint Leasing has leased one H135T3 to German aviation service provider ALT to be used for pilot training. This is the seventh H135 Waypoint has delivered and marks the lessor’s first transaction with ALT. Simon Dahm, Waypoint’s vice president of

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Waypoint Leasing Completes Purchase and Lease-Back of AW139 Helicopter with Heliconia Group in Morocco

Waypoint Leasing Completes Purchase and Lease-Back of AW139 Helicopter with Heliconia Group in Morocco

Las Vegas, Nevada – February 28, 2018 – Waypoint Leasing (Ireland) Limited (“Waypoint”), the largest independent global helicopter leasing company, announced today that it has completed a purchase and lease-back for one AW139 helicopter to Heliconia Group (“Heliconia”) in Morocco

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Washecka, McGinn leave Waypoint, Yazhari joins as CEO

Washecka, McGinn leave Waypoint, Yazhari joins as CEO

Waypoint Leasing, one of the largest helicopter lessors, has changed its management team. Ed Washecka, the company’s founder and CEO, has left the company and been replaced by Hooman Yazhari who joins from CHC Helicopters. Yazhari was general counsel and

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Waypoint leases H145 to Brazil

Waypoint leases H145 to Brazil

Irish lessor Waypoint Leasing has leased one H145 to Brazilian transport operator CAF Táxi Aéreo. The helicopter will be used for private charter transport in Sao Paulo. The delivery represents two landmarks for Waypoint – it is the first lease the

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Helicopter demand to triple for offshore missions by 2021

Helicopter demand to triple for offshore missions by 2021

Irish lessor Waypoint has released a new report on the offshore wind market that predicts an increasing demand for helicopter support for offshore turbines. Waypoint expects the number of helicopters on dedicated offshore wind support missions to more than triple,

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Waypoint: super-mediums challenged by legacy S-92s

Waypoint: super-mediums challenged by legacy S-92s

Irish lessor Waypoint has released a study that shows that used S-92s are a more competitive option for oil and gas operations than new super-medium helicopters. The study found that the cost per seat-mile (CSM) for a used S-92 (costing

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Helicopter operating leasing ranking 2017: Top of the Ops

Helicopter operating leasing ranking 2017: Top of the Ops

The big players in the helicopter market have remained unchanged since our last update in 2015. Milestone remains at the top of the ranking, with a fleet value now surpassing $4 billion. Helicopter Investor readers have asked us to provide

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