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Waypoint Leasing signs deal with Lider Taxi Aereo

December 18, 2014  By Carey Fredericks

Dec. 18, 2014, Limerick, Ire. - Waypoint Leasing Limited has announced that it has closed its first two aircraft under a multi-aircraft agreement reached with Lider Taxi Aereo S/A, the leading provider of helicopter services to the Brazilian offshore energy industry.

The initial transaction included the purchase and leaseback of two Sikorsky 76 C++ helicopters. Both aircraft operate in support of offshore oil and gas operations in Brazil under long-term contracts.
“This marks our first transaction with Lider and reflects our efforts to build long-term relationships with operators in Brazil, a significant helicopter leasing market,” said Waypoint Leasing CEO Ed Washecka. “We are pleased to be working with the talented team at Lider and are confident it marks the beginning of a long and productive partnership.”
“As Brazil’s largest oil and gas helicopter operator, we rely on leasing to add strength and diversity to our fleet financing,” said Lider CEO Eduardo Vaz. “Waypoint has provided us with customized, flexible terms on operating leases that enable us to consistently meet the needs of our customers.”


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