Turbomeca and Milestone create partnership

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. The first
support program to be developed is the unique Milestone Support by the Hour
(SBH) program, which will provide added value and other ancillary benefits to
Milestone’s customers.

“We are excited to announce this strategically important
collaboration with Milestone,” said
Olivier Andries, chairman and chief executive of Turbomeca. “Milestone presents a new opportunity for us to expand our
customer base through their market leading global lease portfolio of
Turbomeca-powered helicopters.”

“This partnership will help a large segment of our
customers to control their operating costs,” said Richard Santulli, chairman of
Milestone Aviation Group. “The Turbomeca team has proven to be
very creative in working with us to develop new support solutions and services. Today’s announcement is only the beginning.”

Terry Spruce

Terry is Senior News Editor and writes for both Corporate Jet Investor and Helicopter Investor. He is also responsible for our helicopter guides. Terry has been an aviation enthusiast since the early 1970s. He is a lapsed Private Pilot and ex-Piper Cherokee owner. He has flown a number of light aircraft and is comfortable sitting in the co-pilot's seat or the back of any aircraft. Before moving to journalism he was a banker for 20 years. You can contact him at: terry@corporatejetinvestor.com or follow him on twitter @Terry_Spruce

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