Limerick, Ireland-based Waypoint Leasing Limited has agreed to lease one Airbus H225 helicopter to Global Helicopter Service GmbH (GHS), a German operator with a strong presence in Africa, for utility and humanitarian support missions, the company said.
This transaction will further diversify Waypoint´s activity into the utility and humanitarian support segment.
Waypoint´s portfolio includes more than 140 aircraft for 26 customers in 31 countries with total assets in excess of USD 1.6 billion. Additionally, Waypoint has firm and option orders with aircraft manufacturers for more than 120 helicopters valued at more than USD 1.5 billion, 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. The company serves a wide range of sectors including oil and gas, emergency medical service, search and rescue, firefighting and governmental support. In addition to Ireland, Waypoint has offices in London, the US, Canada, Singapore, Brazil, South Africa, and Australia.
GHS was founded in 2014 to provide helicopter services for the oil/gas/mining, non-profit, and government sectors. Since its establishment, GHS has operated helicopter contracts supporting operations in Sudan, Nigeria, and Sierra Leone, amongst others.