Waypoint leases first H145 to Chile


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Waypoint Leasing has signed an agreement to lease an Airbus H145 to Chilean operator Ecocopter.

This is the first H145 to be ordered by a Chilean operator and is Waypoint’s 14th H145 delivery in total. The helicopter will be used for various utility operations.

Steffen Bay, Waypoint’s vice president sales and relationship management, Latin America, said: “We are pleased to complete our first transaction with Ecocopter, an important new customer for Waypoint, and to facilitate the entry of the H145 to the Chilean market.

“Waypoint prides itself on our ability to provide technical leadership and flexible solutions to our customers, and we look forward to supporting Ecocopter’s utility work in Chile and Peru.”

Ecocopter is a multi-mission operator, flying helicopter passenger transport, cargo, offshore and fire-fighting missions.

Marcelo Rajchman, general manager of Ecocopter, said: “As a growing regional operator, we offer our customers the best aircraft and crew for a dynamic range of utility missions. Waypoint offers us the best technical expertise and flexible lease structure, to support us in our efforts. The Waypoint experience has been great in this process and we look forward to working more with Waypoint in the future.”