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QuikTrip signs purchase agreement for second Bell 429

March 6, 2024  By Helicopters Staff

Bell Textron during HAI Heli Expo 2024 signed an agreement with QuikTrip Corporation to purchase its second Bell 429 helicopter.

QuikTrip (QT) operates a convenience store chain located in 18 U.S. states. The corporation plans to use the Bell 429s to transport executives across its more than 1,400 stores nationwide to attend to business needs.

“Bell is thrilled that QuikTrip Corporation has chosen the Bell 429 platform to add to its existing corporate transport fleet that also includes a Bell 429 and Bell 407GXi,” said Lane Evans, managing director, North America. “This acquisition will complement and support the company’s growing business needs.”

With more than 450 Bell 429s currently operating worldwide, the global fleet has exceeded over 602,000 flight hours total.


“QuikTrip is excited to add the comfort, reliability and overall performance of another Bell to our fleet and we are looking forward our continued strong and long-lasting relationship with the Bell team,” said Stuart Sullivan, VP/CFO, QuikTrip.


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