7-Mar-2017 Source: Milestone Aviation
Milestone Aviation Group Limited (“Milestone”), the global leader in helicopter leasing, announced today that it has leased a Leonardo AW169 to HeliKorea to accelerate its expansion into Emergency Medical Services (EMS) operations in South Korea. The helicopter was sourced from Milestone’s order book with the manufacturer.
“We are excited to begin this new partnership with HeliKorea, as we reinforce our industry-leading support for operators conducting live-saving missions around the world,” said Milestone President and CEO, Daniel Rosenthal. “HeliKorea has become the largest helicopter operator in South Korea by providing highly skilled and reliable service to meet diverse needs, and we are very pleased that they trusted Milestone to arrange their first commercial lease.”
“HeliKorea has built a strong track record in serving military, parapublic, and commercial needs, and our expansion into EMS operations and this partnership with Milestone marks an exciting new chapter for our company,” said HeliKorea’s President, Kyong Jo Min. “Milestone understands our business, and their expertise and considerable knowledge of the EMS industry made them the ideal partner for our first lease. We are confident that this new area provides us with significant opportunities for growth, and with Milestone’s personalized support, we were able to create the optimal fleet to provide the best service possible to Korea’s National Medical Center.”