10-Jun-2014 Source: Vector Aerospace
Vector Financial Services, the leasing division of Vector Aerospace Corporation (“Vector”), a global independent provider of aviation maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) service, is pleased to announce the extension of leasing and support agreements for two (2) Vector-owned AS332L helicopters with Bond Helicopters Australia (Bond).
“The Vector team understands the level of support our operations need and are committed to delivering the quality of service we demand”, states John Boag, Managing Director of Bond Helicopters Australia. “We have been working with Vector on MRO activities for years and are pleased to extend this to the leasing program”.
The Vector leasing program combined with its full support package is customized to support Bond’s specific requirements in the Australian offshore market.
“Vector is excited to expand its partnership with Bond and the Avincis Group in the continued support of their operations. The Vector Super Puma AS332L aircraft have already been supporting Bond in their Australian operations and we are delighted to continue this relationship”, states Balkiz Sarihan, VP Business Development & Strategy at Vector Aerospace Corporation. “Bond’s outstanding reputation and commitment to service delivery are evident in the quality of their operations and their continued success in the region.”
Vector Aerospace offers Airbus Helicopters AS332L Super Pumas to the market on affordable short- to medium-term leases, backed by our own fully OEM-approved Bypass and Bypass Plus ‘by-the-hour’ support programs. Recognizing the need for a reliable, affordable aircraft lease program, Vector has a fleet of high-specification machines ready for work. Vector also provides Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul services as well as modification and customization programs for Super Puma helicopters from our facilities in North America and the United Kingdom.
About Bond Helicopters Australia
Bond Helicopters Australia provides crew change services to the offshore industry. It is part of the Avincis Group, which is itself part of Babcock Group PLC. Avincis is a leading provider of helicopter and fixed-wing services in mission-critical operations such as medical, search and rescue, fire-fighting and civil protection in Europe and Australia as well as a leading provider of critical offshore crew-change helicopter services to the oil and gas industry in the North Sea and Australia, with a clear ambition to expand its operations in the Norwegian and Australian offshore oil and gas markets.
About Vector Aerospace
Vector Aerospace is a global provider of aviation maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services. Through facilities in Canada, the United States, the United Kingdom, France, Australia, South Africa and Kenya, Vector Aerospace provides services to commercial and military customers for gas turbine engines, components and helicopter airframes. Vector’s customer-focused team includes over 2,700 motivated employees.