Milestone signs for 28 H175 helicopters
Milestone Aviation Group, a GE Capital Aviation Services has increased its combined orders and options to a total of 28 H175s, the largest order for Airbus’ new super-medium-lift twin-engine rotorcraft.
Richard Santulli, chairman of Milestone says: “We have full confidence in the Airbus Helicopters’ leadership team and are delighted to expand our relationship with the introduction of the H175 to our fleet. The H175 is well-aligned with our commitment to offering the most innovative product solutions for our customers.”
“We have full confidence in the Airbus Helicopters’ leadership team and are delighted to expand our relationship with the introduction of the H175 to our fleet.”
Daniel Rosenthal, president of Milestone adds: “Today’s H175 order is illustrative of the Milestone team’s sharp focus on long-term industry growth. We have been impressed by the H175’s successful introduction into service and felt it was the appropriate time to further our commitment to the aircraft.”
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Guillaume Faury, president & CEO of Airbus Helicopters says: “This latest agreement builds on our outstanding relationship with Milestone, who owns one of the most valuable Airbus civilian helicopter fleets in operation and on order in the world. It also reinforces the H175 as an aircraft of choice in the super-medium category.”
The H175 has been in service from December 2014 and has more than 900 flight hours performed by customers to date.