Bristow completes AW139 S&LB with Waypoint – Helicopter Investor

March 21, 2016

Bristow AgustaWestland AW139

By Jeremy Parkin

March 2, 2016

Bristow has completed a sale-and-leaseback with Waypoint leasing. The deal covers three AgustaWestland AW139 helicopters.

All three helicopters will operate offshore on long-term contracts in Guyana in crew change and limited SAR roles.

“We are pleased to announce yet another lease transaction with Bristow, and appreciate the opportunity to provide leasing solutions to one of the leading offshore helicopter operators in the world. We deeply value our partnerships and are proud to support Bristow’s continued success while furthering our own expansion in Latin America.” said Ed Washecka, CEO, Waypoint Leasing.

Waypoint’s portfolio includes 120 aircraft, valued in excess of $1.5 billion. The fleet operates for 16 customers in 27 countries.

Additionally, the company have 125 firm orders and options for more than 125 new helicopters valued at more than $1.7 billion.