LCI Helicopters provides operators worldwide with an attractive alternative to buying and financing the purchase of rotary wing aircraft. We have identified demand in a number of helicopter operating sectors including aero-medical transport, offshore wind, offshore oil and gas, and search and rescue. We work closely with our customers to offer customized and creative solutions that enable them to succeed. Our primary focus is on medium and super-medium, new technology, twin-engine helicopters and we have an order with both Leonardo Helicopters (AW139, AW169 and AW189) and Airbus Helicopters (H175). We plan to enhance the fleet with further acquisitions from leading manufacturers and through purchase and leaseback transactions.
Aero Asset is a global helicopter trading firm, headquartered in Toronto. It specializes in remarketing & trading preowned twin engine helicopters. Aero Asset also publishes the Preowned Helicopter Market Trends, an comprehensive market report released quarterly.
Airbus is a global leader in aeronautics, space and related services. In 2016, it generated revenues of € 67 billion and employed a workforce of around 134,000. Airbus offers the most comprehensive range of passenger airliners from 100 to more than 600 seats. Airbus is also a European leader providing tanker, combat, transport and mission aircraft, and is one of the world’s leading space companies. In helicopters, Airbus provides the most efficient civil and military rotorcraft solutions worldwide.
Having first entered the aircraft leasing and financing business in 1989, ITC-AeroLeasing offers well established and tailored financing solutions to our clients.
ITC manages a varied fleet of over 50 aircraft leased in more than 15 countries. Our leased fleet is comprised of fixed and rotary wing aircraft, including single and twin-engine turboprops, regional and business jets plus light single and twin-engine, medium and heavy class helicopters. The company’s dedicated team of professionals serves our global partners in the general and business aviation communities to meet most operational requirements and mission profiles.
In addition to aircraft leasing and financing business, ITC offers aircraft sales and investment, aviation consultancy and project management services.
Jet Support Services, Inc. (JSSI)
Founded in 1989, JSSI is the only hourly cost maintenance provider covering virtually all makes and models of business aircraft, engines and APUs. JSSI provides its customers with comprehensive, flexible and affordable financial tools for managing the often unpredictable costs of operating and maintaining nearly all types of turbine-powered aircraft, including jets, turbo-props and turbine-powered helicopters. JSSI serves customers globally and manages maintenance services through its worldwide infrastructure of certified technical advisors.
Leonardo, through its Helicopter Division, performs research, design, development, production, customer support and marketing of the AgustaWestland’s extensive range of products. They cover all the main helicopter weight categories, from the 1.8-ton single engine, to the 16-ton three-engine helicopter.
The AW139, AW189 and AW169 are new generation helicopters serving the market as the AWFamily of products featuring the same design philosophy and providing equivalent safety & technology standards and cost effective solutions. The Family’s models also share many component parts and the same approach to maintenance and training. This translates into significant advantages in terms of operational efficiency and a reduction in through-life costs for the users.
Leonardo Helicopters is also committed to the study and introduction into the market of innovative technologies and platforms, including the AW609 TiltRotor and the remotely controlled/optionally piloted rotorcraft.
A great emphasis to customer satisfaction is placed by Leonardo Helicopters, able to offer a great supportability level for both maintenance and training. Several service centres can provide spares, repair and overhaul throughout the product lifecycle worldwide 24 hours per day around the world.
Milestone Aviation Group
“Milestone Aviation Group, a GECAS company, is the world’s leading helicopter leasing and financing company.
Milestone has a fleet of 300+ helicopters worth over US$5 billion plus a loan portfolio of approximately US$300 million.
Milestone partners with helicopter operators worldwide, providing a wide array of financial and productivity solutions, including operating leases, purchase/ leasebacks, secured debt financing, engine leasing and fleet advisory.
The company supports over 45 customers in more than 30 countries serving a variety of industries, including offshore oil and gas, search and rescue, emergency medical services, police surveillance, mining and other utility missions.”
Pratt & Whitney Canada
As a global leader in aerospace, Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) is shaping the future of corporate, helicopter and regional aviation with dependable, new generation engines. Approximately 12,000 operators around the globe depend on our engines to power their aircraft. We currently have more than 53,000 engines in service (60,000 including our Auxiliary Power Units – APUs) in over 200 countries and territories. Innovation is the cornerstone of our business strategy. This has given P&WC a solid and enviable position in the global marketplace, leading and shaping the future of corporate, helicopter and regional aviation with proven technologies and dependable new-generation engines.
Protective Packaging Corporation
Protective Packaging Corporation began as a division of an international freight forwarder. Its main purpose was insuring that the customer’s freight was properly packaged to withstand the rigors of exposure to corrosion, mold, static electricity, and other airborne qualities while in transit or outdoor storage.
Over the past 22 years Protective Packaging Corporation has realigned its focus to become a globally recognized provider of expert flexible packaging solutions serving a client base that includes some of the largest corporations in the world. This includes 10 of the top ten largest defense contractors in the World. Protecting helicopters, engines, military/commercial aircraft, weapons systems, missiles, vehicles, high dollar machinery, and expensive parts in nearly all industry sectors.
We are one of the largest manufacturers and converters of U.S. Military Specified Packaging products. And we are one of the few companies in our industry that has its ISO 9001:2001 Certification and is Veteran owned.
Over the years we have created unique methods of preservation packaging that guarantees protection against corrosion for multiple years by controlling the atmosphere around the product. Protective Packaging Corp has extensive experience developing cost effective protective packaging solutions that adhere to the most rigorous requirements. The ease of application, reusable, unique, guaranteed results, and constant monitoring make Protective Packaging Corp the leader in long term preservation packaging systems.
Vedder Price and our 300-plus lawyers serve a global client base from offices in Chicago, New York, Washington, DC, London, San Francisco, Los Angeles and Singapore.
Vedder Price enjoys a strong worldwide reputation for legal services related to global transportation finance. We serve a broad base of clients across all transportation sectors, including the aviation, aerospace, railroad and marine industries, and are positioned to serve both US-based and international clients who execute deals under New York and English law.
You can expect to work with creative, experienced attorneys who have both deep practical experience and broad transportation industry perspectives – insight that can support you in matters ranging from simple to highly complex.
With one of the largest and most experienced Business Aircraft Finance practices in the world, Vedder Price is able to provide counsel in all aspects of business aircraft financing transactions, particularly large jet aircraft but also small jets, turboprop aircraft and helicopters.
Cirium brings together powerful data and analytics to keep the world in motion. Delivering insight, built from decades of experience in the sector, enabling travel companies, aircraft manufacturers, airports, airlines and financial institutions, among others, to make logical and informed decisions which shape the future of travel, growing revenues and enhancing customer experiences. Cirium is part of RELX PLC, a global provider of information-based analytics and decision tools for professional and business customers.