Vector Aerospace, July 07, 2014 - Dublin, Ireland – 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 signing of new leasing and hourly support agreements for Vector-owned AS332L with Starlite Aviation Group.
The aircraft is being prepared for immediate deployment for use in Utility operations, one of the fastest growing market segments for the Vector Super Puma program.
Vector aircraft are already in successful operation throughout the world including in Afghanistan, supporting peace-keeping activities and in Off-Shore operations in South East Asia.
"Vector is excited to expand its partnership with Starlite in new markets around the world. The Vector Super Puma AS332L aircraft are configured specifically to provide the enhanced performance required in these types of missions thanks to our own suite of avionics and aircraft systems upgrades, states Balkiz Sarihan, VP Business Development & Strategy at Vector. "This combined with the full support package encompassing maintenance, repair and overhaul as well as a PBH program makes the Vector Leasing program the ideal solution for our partner operators who provide service to Utility, Off-Shore and critical Peace Keeping missions such as the United Nations."
''We have continued to receive excellent service from Vector. They have been able to meet our constant and ever-changing demands regarding aircraft availability, customisation, modification and deployment. That’s why we are delighted to continue to further our relationship with Vector as we expand our operational services '' states Alan O’Neill, Director Starlite Aviation''
"We at Airbus Helicopters are thrilled that more of our helicopters continue to enter into service thanks to the flexibility and availability of Vector's assets combined with their full support program and thanks to the trust that Starlite Aviation has placed in these to penetrate new and demanding markets." commented Fabrice Arfi, VP Business Development, Airbus Helicopters.
About Starlite Aviation Group : Starlite Aviation Group is a multi-faceted aviation company that offers a range of helicopter services on a worldwide basis, through their head office in Ireland and operations on four continents. Starlite supplies a range of aviation services including: relief contract work, oil & gas, passenger and cargo transport, helicopter sales and charter, pilot training, aircraft management, training & maintenance, component overhaul and the supply and distribution of aircraft parts and support equipment.
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.