LCI Helicopters to lease second AW139 to HeliService


HeliService International GmbH AgustaWestland AW139

LCI Helicopters has entered into an agreement to lease a second AgustaWestland AW139 helicopter to HeliService International, a leading provider of offshore services in the North Sea and Baltic regions.

The new aircraft will be delivered in March and will join HeliService’s first AW139 delivered in November last year, also on lease from LCI.

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Crispin Maunder, executive ‎chairman of LCI, said: We are pleased to be able to react quickly to HeliService’s need for additional capacity as they expand their operations in Northern Germany.  Their focus on the wind farm industry provides LCI with further diversification within its lease portfolio.”

Eberhard Herr, managing director at HeliService International, added: “Working with the LCI team has been a very positive experience, both in the smooth delivery of our first aircraft and now as they support our continued growth. Our negotiations have been constructive and expedient, driven by the goal of achieving fair solutions for both parties. I am sure we have found the right partner for the expansion of our company.”

Established in 1987, HeliService International was established in 1987 and is based in Northern Germany. The company currently operates a fleet of AW139, S-76, AW Grand and MBB BO 105 helicopters in Northern Europe and in Antarctica and the Arctic.