Established 2013, Waypoint Leasing is a global helicopter leasing company. Headquartered in Limerick, Ireland and having leased helicopters across Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe and North and South America.
As of 2017, Waypoint's portfolio includes more than 160 aircraft for 32 customers in 32 countries with total assets in excess of $1.6 billion. Additionally, has firm and option orders with manufacturers for more than 85 helicopters valued at more than $1.1 billion to be delivered over the next four years.
On March 2019, Macquarie Rotorcraft Leasing completed acquisition of Waypoint helicopter portfolio including 120 medium and heavy helicopters leased to approx 30 operators as well as a number of firm and option orders with Airbus.
Second H145 Delivered to Peruvian Los Andes, 25-Jan-19 : #oilandgas Servicios Aereos los Andes from Peru received its second H145/EC145T2 from Waypoint Leasing. It will be based in Kiteni, near Cuzco, and will be used in support of the main gas pipeline in the country
Macquarie Acquired Waypoint for $650 Million, 10-Dec-18 : #Leasing Waypoint, largest independent global helicopter leasing company, entered into agreement to be purchased by Macquarie Group for approx $650 million
Waypoint Filed Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Protection, 26-Nov-18 : #Chapter11 Waypoint, an Irish leasing company with eight offices worldwide managing 160 aircraft flying with 36 customers in 34 countries, began a restructuring process filling a voluntary petitions for relief under Chapter 11 of the Bankruptcy Code in New York Court
Waypoint Leasing H145 to Los Andes Peru, 19-Oct-18 : Helitech 2018 Waypoint Leasing delivered a second H145 to Servicios Aéreos de los Andes in Peru to support onshore oil and gas contracts over the amazon jungle.
Taiwan Emerald Pacific Airlines Gets Three EMS AW169, 23-Jul-18 : #leasing Waypoint completes leasing of 3 new AW169 for Emergency Medical Service (EMS) to Emerald Pacific Airlines of Taiwan. Is Waypoint’ first operation in the country
Waypoint Delivers H135 Trainer to ADAC, 25-Apr-18 : Waypoint leased one H135 to German ADAC Luftfahrt Technik GmbH (ALT) for pilot training. This is their seventh H135 delivery and first transaction with ALT