Waypoint leases Airbus H145 to Acher Aviation for offshore operations in South Africa

Limerick, Ireland-based Waypoint Leasing Limited has signed an agreement to lease an Airbus H145 helicopter to Acher Aviation, supporting offshore oil and gas operations, the company said.

Since its inception in 2013, Waypoint has been active in supporting oil and gas, utility, firefighting and other industrial-focused helicopter operators. Waypoint´s portfolio includes more than 140 aircraft for 28 customers in 30 countries with total assets in excess of USD 1.6bn. Additionally, Waypoint has firm and option orders with aircraft manufacturers for more than 110 helicopters valued at more than USD 1.3bn, to be delivered over the next five years.

Waypoint is a global helicopter leasing company that provides operating lease and financing solutions to helicopter operators worldwide. In addition to Ireland, Waypoint has offices in London, the United States, Canada, Singapore, Brazil, South Africa, and Australia.

Acher has specialized in 24 hour offshore service activities by helicopter for the past sixteen years. Highly developed safety structures, administration, training, and carefully selected twin engine helicopters have allowed in excess of one hundred and forty thousand safe hoist operations to be conducted, complemented by many thousands of deck landings.