Waypoint Leasing opens regional offices

Helicopter leasing company Waypoint Leasing (Ireland) Limited has opened two new regional offices, covering the company´s operations in Australia and Africa/The Middle East, the company said.

Waypoint´s Australia office, located in Brisbane, will be launched in April 2016 and led by Waypoint executive Chris Wakefield. Establishing the office will further bolster Waypoint´s presence across the region, where the company has already delivered five aircraft to several leading operators.

Waypoint´s Africa office, located in Cape Town, will be launched in the second quarter of 2016 and led by Waypoint executive Con Barber. In addition to covering Waypoint´s operations across Africa, Barber will also cover the firm´s Middle East operations. To date, Waypoint has 12 aircraft on lease to operators in Africa.

In their respective roles as Heads of Waypoint´s regional operations, Chris Wakefield and Con Barber will report to Clark McGinn, Senior Vice President of Sales & Relationship Management. Waypoint now maintains offices in North America, South America, Europe, Africa, Australia and Asia.

Waypoint Leasing provides operating lease and financing solutions to helicopter operators worldwide. Headquartered in Limerick, Ireland, it 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.