Waypoint gets first helicopter leasing transaction with Pacific Helicopters

Independent global helicopter leasing company Waypoint Leasing (Ireland) Limited, said it has placed the first of its Airbus H145 orders on lease with Pacific Helicopters Ltd., a leading provider of helicopter services in Papua New Guinea and throughout the Asia-Pacific region.

Ed Washecka, CEO of Waypoint Leasing, said, “This transaction validates the increasing importance of the H145 in meeting operator demand around the world, and marks the beginning of an important relationship with a leading operator in the Asia-Pacific region. We are pleased to be working with the team at Pacific on this seminal transaction and are confident that it marks the beginning of a great partnership.”

Pacific began its first operations in Papua New Guinea in 1975 with a single helicopter and has since expanded its operations and fleet worldwide having operated in Myanmar, Vanuatu, Nepal, Solomon Islands, Indonesia, Australia, and Afghanistan.

Waypoint Leasing is a global helicopter leasing company that provides operating lease and financing solutions to helicopter operators worldwide. Headquartered in Limerick, Ireland, Waypoint Leasing differentiates itself with a senior management team that has direct helicopter operating and leasing experience in key helicopter markets around the world, having leased helicopters across Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe and North and South America.