Waypoint Leasing (Ireland) Limited, the largest independent global helicopter leasing company, has announced that it has completed a lease transaction for one H145 helicopter to CAF TÃ¡xi AÃ©reo (“CAF”) in Brazil to be used in private charter transportation within SÃ£o Paulo, the company said.
This transaction marks Waypoint´s 15th H145 delivery, and the first lease Waypoint has completed for private charter transportation.
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 160 aircraft for more than 32 customers in over 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 85 helicopters valued at more than USD 1.1 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. Headquartered in Limerick, Ireland, Waypoint 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 and the Middle East, Asia, Australasia, Europe, and North and South America. Waypoint 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 United States, Canada, Singapore, Brazil, South Africa, and Australia. Further information is available at www.waypointleasing.com.
Founded in 2008, CAF provides aircraft transportation in the SÃ£o Paulo region, and sells fractional rights to aircraft as well as private charter capabilities. The SÃ£o Paulo helicopter market is the largest urban helicopter market outside of the U.S and provides for unprecedented opportunity with over 500 helicopter flights daily and over 200 heliports in the metropolitan area.