HeliFlite™ announces acquisition of Sikorsky S-76 executive helicopter
NEWARK, N.J., Jan. 3, 2013
NEWARK, N.J., Jan. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- HeliFlite™ is pleased to announce
the continued expansion of its fleet with the addition of a third Sikorsky
S-76 helicopter. The purchase is the second aircraft acquired in 2012 for the
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Awelcome addition to the fleet, the S-76 helicopter is finely appointed with
a spacious seven-passenger luxury interior. The HeliFlite fleet now includes
four Bell 430 and three Sikorsky S-76 executive helicopters. HeliFlite
exclusively operates twin-engine and dual piloted cabin class aircraft, which
accommodate 6-8 passengers. All aircraft are equipped with state of the art
HeliFlite's safety record since founding in 1998 is exceptional, consistently
receiving the highest accolades in the industry. The company maintains the
prestigious ARG/US Platinum rating and is also been recognized by Wyvern,
which recommends the company as a preferred operator. HeliFlite employs the
top personnel in the industry. Its pilots average over 5,000 hours of flight
experience and the Company's Director of Maintenance was formerly a
maintenance supervisor for the presidential helicopter squadron.
"We are very proud of our safety record during a period of sustained growth
over the past few years. The acquisition of two aircraft this year assists us
in being responsive to the service requirements of our growing client base,"
said Kurt Carlson, CEO.
Founded in 1998, HeliFlite is a full service helicopter operator offering
on-demand charter, a 25-hour HeliCard™, fractional ownership and aircraft
management services. HeliFlite operations are based at Newark International
Airport (KEWR). The company operates within a 250-mile radius of New York
City and throughout Florida. As a result of its professional and customized
service, HeliFlite is the preferred operator for Fortune 500 companies,
aviation professionals and affluent travelers for both business and personal
Contact: Elizabeth Garcia, +1-973-495-7746, firstname.lastname@example.org
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