Milestone Aviation leases life flight helicopter to Australian EMS operations

Milestone Aviation Group Limited has leased a new, EMS-equipped Leonardo AW139 helicopter to LifeFlight to support emergency medical services (EMS) and search and rescue (SAR) missions in Queensland, Australia, the company said.

LifeFlight said the introduction of the third AW139 helicopter into its fleet marks a milestone in ongoing modernization efforts, helping to deliver expanded services.

Milestone Aviation Group, a GE Capital Aviation Services company, is a helicopter leasing company with a fleet of over 215 helicopters worth USD3.7 billion and supporting 32 operators in 26 countries on six continents.

GE Capital Aviation Services (GECAS) is an aviation leasing and financing company offering a wide range of aircraft types plus multiple financing products and services GECAS owns or services a fleet of over 1,950 aircraft plus provides loans collateralized on an additional 400 aircraft.

LifeFlight is a large Australian aeromedical charities providing rapid response medical care.