Milestone Aviation Group Limited (“Milestone”), a global helicopter leasing firm, has leased two Sikorsky S-92 and five Sikorsky S-76D helicopters to be operated by Thai Aviation Services Co., Ltd. (“TAS”), the company said.
Of the seven aircraft, six were newly delivered from Milestone´s order book, and the seventh was sourced from Milestone´s existing fleet. TAS will utilize the helicopters to provide crew transport and additional oil field support services to a major international oil company in the Gulf of Thailand.
All helicopters are expected to be operational in Thailand by the end of March 2017.
Founded in 1987, Thai Aviation Services Co., Ltd. is the premier helicopter operator in Southeast Asia. With the Head office located in Bangkok and two operational bases serving the Gulf of Thailand, one in Utapao international Airport and one at Nakhon Sri Thamarrat in southern Thailand.