Waypoint Leasing Announces Helicopter Leasing Transaction with Avincis

October 16, 2014

Limerick, Ireland and Darien, CT – October 14, 2014 – Waypoint Leasing (Ireland) Limited (“Waypoint”), a leading global helicopter leasing company, today announced that it has reached an agreement with Avincis, a Babcock International Group company, to lease two AgustaWestland AW139s, one of the most successful medium aircraft ever introduced.

The aircraft will operate for Avincis’ subsidiary INAER Aviation Italia, which performs a wide range of mission-critical services, including medical emergency, oil & gas support and firefighting services.

Ed Washecka, CEO of Waypoint Leasing, said, “We are excited to partner again with Avincis, a world-class helicopter services company, and we appreciate their continued confidence in Waypoint. This transaction reflects Waypoint’s commitment to delivering operators tailored financing solutions that maximize operational flexibility.”

About Waypoint Leasing (Ireland) Limited

Waypoint Leasing is a global helicopter leasing company that provides operating lease and financing solutions to helicopter operators worldwide. Headquartered in Limerick, Ireland, and with operations in Darien, CT, Waypoint Leasing 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, Asia, Australia, Europe and North and South America. Waypoint Leasing serves a wide range of sectors including oil and gas, emergency medical service, search and rescue, firefighting and governmental support.

Further information is available at www.waypointleasing.com.