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Expansion for Weststar Aviation Services

Expansion for Weststar Aviation Services

Weststar Aviation Services (WAS) hopes to expand their business outside of Malaysia. They plan to expand in offshore oil and gas projects in South America, the Middle East, Southeast Asia and Africa. WAS is currently working within a seven-year PTT Exploration and Production contract in Thailand that started in 2014. The contracts allows them to… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 28-Oct-16

Global Offshore Helicopters Outlook to 2020

Global Offshore Helicopters Outlook to 2020

(http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/c6rwkv/global_offshore) has announced the addition of the “Global Offshore Helicopters Outlook to 2020 – Market Analysis by Geography, Helicopter Class (Medium, Heavy, Light), Competitive Landscape, Key Company Information – Growth Trends and Forecasts” report to their offering. It is estimated that by 2050, world population will reach nine billion with most of the growth occurring… Read more »

Source: Research and Markets, 12-Nov-15

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Milestone Confirms Orders for Three More AW139s

Milestone Confirms Orders for Three More AW139s

AgustaWestland announced today that Milestone Aviation Group has signed a firm order for three additional AW139s that will be made available for lease to Milestone’s customers and operators globally. This contract is part of a multi-year commitment signed in September 2013 by Milestone Aviation to purchase up to 45 AgustaWestland helicopters and brings the total… Read more »

Source: AgustaWestland, 10-Jun-15

Weststar awarded five year contract for two AW139s

Weststar awarded five year contract for two AW139s

Weststar Aviation Services has today started a new contract operating two AW139 helicopters to expand operations for oil and gas exploration under the Malaysia-Thailand Joint Authority.  Weststar are providing the helicopters to Carigali Hess Operating Company and Carigali PTTEPI Operating Company Sdn Bhd. The contract is worth 370 million Malaysian Ringgit ($100M), and will see the pair of helicopters… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 01-Apr-15

Malaysia – Weststar orders three AW helicopters

Malaysia – Weststar orders three AW helicopters

AgustaWestland and Weststar General Aviation are pleased to announce that a contract for three helicopters, one AW119Kx, one GrandNew and one AW169, was signed today at the Langkawi International Maritime and Aerospace (LIMA) Exhibition 2015 by Vincenzo Alaimo, Managing Director of AgustaWestland Malaysia Sdn Bhd, and Y.Bhg. Tan Sri Syed Azman Syed Ibrahim, Weststar Group’s… Read more »

Source: AgustaWestland, 18-Mar-15

KKR to Acquire Air Medical Group Holdings

KKR to Acquire Air Medical Group Holdings

Air Medical Group Holdings (“Air Medical”), a leading provider of air ambulance services, today announced that funds managed by KKR, a leading global investment firm, have signed a definitive agreement to acquire Air Medical from affiliates of Bain Capital and Brockway Moran & Partners. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Air Medical provides… Read more »

Source: KKR, 13-Mar-15

Weststar Aviation Delays Malaysia IPO

Weststar Aviation Delays Malaysia IPO

Weststar Aviation Services Sdn. Bhd., a helicopter transport firm partly owned by KKR & Co., has delayed a planned $500 millian initial public offering, in the latest postponement of a deal by a Malaysian company, people with knowledge of the matter said Thursday. See Full Story

Source: WSJ, 13-Mar-15

Weststar accepts first AW189; Passes 50,000 hours on AW139 fleet

Weststar accepts first AW189; Passes 50,000 hours on AW139 fleet

AgustaWestland is pleased to announce that Weststar Aviation Services SdnBhd (WASSB) of Malaysia has taken delivery of the first of two AW189 super medium helicopters. Weststar will use its AW189s to perform long range offshore transport missions in Malaysia. The official handover ceremony was held today at the Farnborough International Air Show. The customer also… Read more »

Source: AgustaWestland, 17-Jul-14

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Weststar Aviation starts operations in Morocco with two AW139s

Weststar Aviation starts operations in Morocco with two AW139s

Malaysian based Weststar Aviation continues their international expansion with a direct interest in operations just starting in Morroco. This country represents their third country and the first outside their Far East home region. Weststar Aviation are providing technical assistance to Heliconia Aero Solutions who are operating two AW139s on their Moroccan AOC with each party… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 03-Mar-14

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Weststar success continues with order for another 10 AW139s

Weststar success continues with order for another 10 AW139s

AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company, and Weststar Aviation Services are pleased to announce that a contract for 10 AW139 intermediate twin helicopters was signed today at the Singapore Air Show by Vincenzo Alaimo, Managing Director of AgustaWestland Malaysia Sdn Bhd, and Y.Bhg. General Tan Sri Muhammad Ismail Jamaluddin (R), Weststar Aviation Services CEO. This additional order… Read more »

Source: AgustaWestland, 12-Feb-14

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Weststar starts seven year offshore contract in Thailand

Weststar starts seven year offshore contract in Thailand

Weststar Aviation Services Sdn. Bhd., a member of the Weststar Group of Companies, today announced the successful launch of its first regional expansion in Asia after its new Songkhla base in Thailand commenced operations on a seven-year PTT Exploration and Production (PTTEP) contract last Friday. Weststar Aviation Services expansion into Thailand comes after a joint… Read more »

Source: Weststar, 07-Feb-14

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KKR Invests in Weststar Aviation Services

KKR Invests in Weststar Aviation Services

Weststar Aviation Services Sdn Bhd (“Weststar” or the “Company”) today announced that KKR, a leading global investment firm with more than US$83.5 billion in assets under management, has invested approximately RM642 million (US$200 million) for a substantial minority equity stake in the Company. This will be KKR’s first investment in Malaysia. Additional terms of the… Read more »

Source: KKR, 11-Oct-13

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Weststar takes delivery of its 18th AW139

Weststar takes delivery of its 18th AW139

AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company, today announced that Weststar Aviation Services of Malaysia has taken delivery of an additional AW139, bringing the total delivered of the type to 18 in support of Weststar’s offshore oil & gas transportation and VIP transport services. The aircraft, which was built at AgustaWestland’s Philadelphia facility in the United States, was… Read more »

Source: AgustaWestland, 04-Sep-13

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CIT provides financing to Lease Corporation International for three AW139s

CIT provides financing to Lease Corporation International for three AW139s

CIT Group Inc. (NYSE: CIT), a global leader in transportation finance, today announced that CIT Transportation Lending provided financing to Dublin-based Lease Corporation International (LCI) to acquire three AgustaWestland 139 helicopters. The aircraft are in offshore oil and gas configuration and are on lease to UK-based Bond Helicopters and Malaysia-based Weststar Aviation. CIT Transportation Lending… Read more »

Source: CIT, 02-Jul-13

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LCI to lease two AW139s to WestStar

LCI to lease two AW139s to WestStar

Lease Corporation International (LCI) announces its delivery of two AgustaWestland helicopters to Malaysian operator Weststar Aviation Services in a long-term lease. The new AW139 helicopters, valued at over $30 million, will be initially operated under contract to Tullow Oil. They have both been delivered this week. The two AW139 helicopters will be used to support… Read more »

Source: LCI, 16-Jun-13

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Weststar signs first contract outside Malaysia

Weststar signs first contract outside Malaysia

Weststar Aviation Services has signed a new offshore support contract to be based in Mauretania, its first operations outside its home country of Malaysia. The contract, signed in London today, sees two AgustaWestland AW139s committed to UK-based Tullow Oil for 2+1+1 years. The value of the contract is estimated at RM500 million – $162.7M at… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 30-May-13

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Weststar signs for six AW139 and two AW189 at LIMA 2013

Weststar signs for six AW139 and two AW189 at LIMA 2013

AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company, and Weststar Aviation Services are pleased to announce that a contract for the supply of six AW139 and two AW189 helicopters, plus options, was signed today at the Langkawi International Maritime and Aerospace (LIMA) exhibition. The contract signing by Tan Sri Syed Azman Syed Ibrahim, Group Managing Director of Weststar and… Read more »

Source: AgustaWestland, 28-Mar-13

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Weststar Aviation Services order two Eurocopter EC225s

Weststar Aviation Services order two Eurocopter EC225s

Following major orders of the EC225 signed at the Heli-Expo earlier this month in Las Vegas, the sales momentum for this 11-ton class helicopter from Eurocopter’s Super Puma family continues at the Langkawi Maritime & Aerospace Exhibition this week in Malaysia with an order for two units from Weststar Aviation Services. A Memorandum of Understanding… Read more »

Source: Eurocopter, 27-Mar-13

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Weststar Aviation Services’ AW139 fleet achieves 20,000 hours

Weststar Aviation Services’ AW139 fleet achieves 20,000 hours

AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company, is pleased to announce that the AW139 intermediate twin-engine helicopter fleet operated by Weststar Aviation Services of Malaysia has achieved the milestone of 20,000 flying hours, just 18 months after their first AW139 entered service in April 2011. Weststar is the largest civil operator of AW139 helicopters in Asia and has… Read more »

Source: AgustaWestland, 19-Oct-12

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500th AW139 Goes to Weststar Aviation Services

500th AW139 Goes to Weststar Aviation Services

AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company, is pleased to announce it handed over the 500th AW139 to Weststar Aviation Services of Malaysia during a ceremony held at the Farnborough International Airshow today. The aircraft was accepted by Tan Sri Syed Azman Syed Ibrahim, Group Managing Director of Weststar from Bruno Spagnolini, CEO, AgustaWestland. The 500th delivery comes… Read more »

Source: AgustaWestland, 13-Jul-12

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500th AW139 for handover at Farnborough 2012

500th AW139 for handover at Farnborough 2012

AgustaWestland have the 500th AW139 in the static park at Farnborough Air Show this week in the UK. For photo see this page on Airliners.net It is in the colours of Malaysian operator Weststar Aviation Services, with a large “500th” logo and we thus assume – in the absence of official PR from the manufacturer… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 09-Jul-12

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Weststar looks to new markets with order for ten more from AgustaWestland

Weststar looks to new markets with order for ten more from AgustaWestland

Weststar has done very well winning contracts in Malaysia, mainly in the offshore oil and gas support role, and is now looking to branch out branch out further.  They intend continuing to focus on the offshore role, and have identified Vietnam, Indonesia and Myanmar (aka Burma) as target markets. As part of this push, group… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 07-Dec-11

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30-Jun-11 9M-WAJ AgustaWestland AW139 Subang, Malaysia

Pilot and two trainees on board, first flight of day.  Aborted take-off and tail section separated from helicopter in subsequent very heavy landing

30-Jun-11

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Weststar signs offshore contracts worth US $1.4 Billion

Weststar signs offshore contracts worth US $1.4 Billion

In Malaysia, Weststar Aviation Services has signed contracts with five major oil and gas industry organisations to provide them with helicopter support for the next 10 years.  The deals are worth an estimated RM4.2 billion (US $1.4 billion) Group MD Tan Sri Syed Azman Syed Ibrahim said the company will fly for Petronas Carigali, ExxonMobil… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 28-Apr-11

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Weststar takes delivery of last three of nine AW139s

Weststar takes delivery of last three of nine AW139s

Malaysian offshore operator Weststar Aviation Services has taken delivery of the last three of the nine AgustaWestland AW139s it ordered, primarily for supporting offshore oil and gas operations in the country.  The three were delivered today to Kualan Lumpur’s Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah airport courtesy of an Antonov AN124 freighter. Six AW139s will be based… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 21-Mar-11

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Malaysia: Weststar takes delivery of first AW139 of nine

Malaysia: Weststar takes delivery of first AW139 of nine

AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company, is pleased to announce that Weststar Aviation Services of Malaysia has taken delivery of its first of nine AW139 medium twin engine helicopters. The helicopters will be used to perform offshore transport missions supporting offshore oil & gas industry operations in Malaysia. Weststar Aviation Services is currently the largest commercial customer… Read more »

Source: AgustaWestland, 02-Dec-10

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WestStar Aviation Services signs up for nine AW139s

WestStar Aviation Services signs up for nine AW139s

AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company, is pleased to confirm a previously unannounced order by Weststar Aviation Services of Malaysia for nine AW139 medium twin engine helicopters. The helicopters will be used to perform offshore transport missions supporting oil & gas industry operations in Malaysia. All nine aircraft will be delivered by March 2011. Dedicated pilot and… Read more »

Source: AgustaWestland, 04-Sep-10

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Bidders line up for Sarawak Flying Doctor Service

Hornbill Skyways Sdn Bhd is bidding for a contract worth RM60 million from the government to provide aeromedical or flying doctor services in Sarawak, its Executive Chairman Aidan Wing said

Source: Bernama, 16-Oct-09

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