Milestone Aviation Group has leased two new Airbus H130 helicopters to HEMS999 Company Ltd., a Chinese air ambulance operator, to support emergency medical service operations in China´s Shandong Province, the company said.
The company said the partnership with HEMS999 helps meet unmet needs for helicopter emergency medical services in China. Shandong is experiencing a sharp rise in motor vehicles, as well as an expansion in highway infrastructure, increasing the need for air ambulance services.
Milestone Aviation Group is a GE Capital Aviation Services company and a global helicopter
leasing company, with a fleet of over 215 helicopters worth US USD3.7 billion, supporting 32 operators in 26 countries on six continents.
GE Capital Aviation Services (GECAS) is an aviation leasing and financing company offering a range of aircraft types. The company owns or services a fleet of over 1,950 aircraft and provides loans collateralized on an additional 400 aircraft.