DUBLIN - Vector Financial Services, the leasing division of Vector Aerospace Corporation announced the signing of a special Bypass Plus program with Starlite Aviation Group, an enhanced offering of the By the Hour Support Program now covering engines.
Starlite is a partner operator for the Super Puma aircraft with aircraft already in operation through the Vector leasing program.
"We are delighted to expand our relationship with Starlite as we continue to grow their Utility market offerings," states Balkiz Sarihan, vice president, business development and strategy, Vector Aerospace.
Vector's Super Puma program includes leasing, by-the-hour support, maintenance and modification programs.
Starlite was Airbus Helicopter’s launch customer for the new AS 332C1e helicopter, the first of which was delivered in November. Starlite is working in partnership with Airbus Helicopters and Vector on programs to boost the utility helicopter market.
''Vector understands our needs and operational demands as we continue to expand our footprint with our Super Puma fleet. To date we have received excellent service from Vector’s very professional and experienced team. It is on this basis that I am happy to sign the bypass plus agreement,” said Alan O’Neill, Starlite group aviation director.
Vector Aerospace also signed a two-year agreement with Helicopter Transport Services (HTS), Canada Inc. to provide repair, testing, modification and reduce to spares for HTS Canada’s CT7-2A engines.