28-Feb-2023 Source: Toll
Toll Group announced the acquisition of Air Support Queensland Pty Ltd (ASQ), a leading Australian uncrewed aircraft systems (UAS) flight operations and training provider.
ASQ has an extensive fleet of sophisticated uncrewed aircraft systems and runs drone operations and training services in Australia in the civil, commercial, government, defence and agricultural markets.
Toll Group Managing Director Mr Alan Beacham said the acquisition strengthens Toll’s capabilities and expands the company’s know-how with proven new technologies.
“The Toll Helicopter business provides life-saving emergency rescue and aeromedical treatment in eastern Australia. The drone technology opens up new ways for Toll to improve outcomes for patients and improve safety for our rescue teams in field.”
“The acquisition demonstrates Toll’s commitment to investing in Australia. We are excited about the opportunities the drone technology offers in other parts of our business, such as warehousing and delivery services,” Mr Beacham said.
“ASQ is a well-respected Australian company with an impeccable safety record. We are pleased to welcome a company the calibre of ASQ to the Toll family.”
The transaction was completed on 17 February 2023.