Omni complete AW139 SLB with Lobo


Portugal-based Omni Helicopters International has completed a sale and lease back transaction on four of its AW139s with Lobo Leasing.

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The four AugustaWestland AW139s helicopters that OHI sold and then leased back are operated by Omni Taxi Aéreo in Brazil.

OHI say they completed the transaction to access capital to fund growth.

“All of us at Lobo are very pleased to be able to establish a relationship with such a well managed and reputable operator as Omni,” said Bill Wolf, Lobo Leasing CEO. “Given Omni’s high standards of safety, operating performance and market share, we are proud to add them to our growing portfolio.”

Pedro Doutel, Group Chief Financial Officer of OHI said, “We are very pleased to have established a new lessor relationship with Lobo Leasing. We were impressed by their knowledge of the industry and flexible commercial approach and it’s great to work with a team who share similar market vision and corporate values to our own.”