Milestone Aviation to support HeliKorea

Milestone Aviation Group Limited (“Milestone”), a global helicopter leasing firm, has leased a Leonardo AW169 to HeliKorea to accelerate its expansion into Emergency Medical Services (EMS) operations in South Korea, the company said.

The helicopter was sourced from Milestone´s order book with the manufacturer.

Milestone Aviation Group, a GE Capital Aviation Services company, is a helicopter leasing and financing company with a fleet of helicopters worth over USD 4.0bn plus debt commitments of approximately USD 400m.

The company supports over 35 customers in more than 30 countries serving a variety of industries, including offshore oil and gas, search and rescue, emergency medical services, police surveillance, mining and other utility missions.

HeliKorea Co., Ltd. is Korea´s leading helicopter services company. HeliKorea´s helicopter fleet, the largest in Korea, ranges from medium to heavy helicopters, utilized in a variety of industries, including firefighting, cargo and VIP transport, emergency medical services, offshore oil and gas, search and rescue, and utility missions. Founded in 1996, the company owns, operates and leases helicopters, and employs highly skilled professionals at its state-of-the-art facility and headquarters in Daejeon and its management office in Seoul. HeliKorea looks to expand its services globally, successfully having worked with customers overseas, including Chinese federal, state and city government entities.