Milestone Aviation leases S-92 to Omni to support offshore oil, gas operations

Milestone Aviation Group Limited has signed a flexible one-year lease of Sikorsky S-92 to Omni Táxi Aéreo S.A. to support Petrobras´ offshore operations in Brazil.

Omni has a short-term requirement for incremental heavy aircraft to serve its customers while uncertainty remains around their Airbus H225s´ return to service timeline. This is the 12th aircraft that Milestone has leased to Omni.

Milestone Aviation Group is a GE Capital Aviation Services company and helicopter leasing company with over 215 helicopters worth USD3.7 billion and supports 32 operators in 26 countries.

GE Capital Aviation Services (GECAS) offers aviation leasing and financing on a wide range of aircraft types including narrowbodies, widebodies, regional jets, turboprops, freighters and helicopters, plus multiple financing products and services. GECAS owns or services a fleet of over 1,950 aircraft in operation or on order, plus provides loans collateralized on an additional 400 aircraft.

Omni Táxi Aéreo S.A. (OTA)is a helicopter services provider serving the Brazilian oil & gas sector, offering offshore and onshore air transport solutions all over Brazil, including air emergency medical services and seismic support services.

Omni Helicopters International S.A. (OHI)is a financial holding company engaged in fleet management and financial investments in helicopter operators servicing the global offshore energy sector, including OTA.