Lobo In the News

Costa do Sol Taxi Aero Expands Fleet with Lease Agreement for Sikorsky S-76C+ Helicopters in Partnership with Lobo Leasing

Dublin, Ireland and Rio de Janeiro, Brazil,  31st October, 2017 Lobo Leasing Limited, a leading global helicopter leasing company, today announced the completion of a helicopter leasing transaction with Brazilian helicopter services company, Costa do Sol Taxi Aero.

The companies have signed an operating lease for one offshore configured Sikorsky S-76C+ helicopter. This follows a previous lease agreement between Lobo and Costa do Sol completed earlier this year for a similar offshore S-76C+. The addition of these two helicopters is helping Costa do Sol meet growing demand for their services in Brazil. The two S-76C+’s will support offshore oil and gas operations […]

Mark Kelly profiled in Helihub

Lobo Leasing MD, Mark Kelly, shares how he’s leveraged his experience working as an offshore pilot to his role at Lobo in the latest Helihub: https://goo.gl/Mq5shH

Highlights from China Civil Helicopter Summit: Helicopter Lifecycle Management

Lobo Leasing’s Director of Business Development, Neil Marshall, spoke today at the China Civil Helicopter Summit in Beijing, China.  His presentation outlined the key aspects to consider in managing the lifecycle of a helicopter asset in order to maximise safety and value for operators and comfort for the investors.

Neil’s talk included a high-level presentation of why lessors are attracted to helicopters as an investment, the factors that influences a helicopter’s lifecycle, and the three key elements of lifecycle management: 1) good partnership  2) asset control for the operator and 3) security for the lessor.

To request a copy of Neil’s presentation, please contact us […]

Goodbye, Kentucky!

Thanks to everyone who stopped in to see us at our Booth at the 2016 HAI Heli-Expo show.  It was great to see so many familiar faces and also meet some new friends.

See you again next year in Big D!


Lobo Leasing to Exhibit at the 2016 HAI Heli-Expo

Lobo Leasing will be exhibiting at the 2016 HAI Heli-Expo.  Visit us at Booth 1606 and to set up a meeting, contact us here.


Lobo featured in Rotorcraft Pro

Lobo’s Bill Wolf Interviewed by Aviation Finance

“Sustained low oil price and speculative orders could create future problems, helicopter lessor claims”

Full article may be found on the Aviation Finance website.

Lobo Leasing Featured in ConnectIreland Video

Lobo Leasing has been featured in a new ConnectIreland video outlining the benefits of basing the business in Ireland.

Lobo Featured in Irish Times Special Supplement

Air Finance Journal: Challenges facing the helicopter leasing market

29th December, 2014 – Several key players dominate the helicopter leasing market: Gecas/Milestone Leasing, Lobo Leasing, Waypoint Leasing, Lease Corporation  International, Macquarie Rotorcraft Leasing and  Era Helicopters. The challenges these leasing companies face share some similarities to their fixed-wing counterparts; however, the helicopter  market differs significantly from the fixed-wing  market.

Airlines have long been aware, and enjoyed the benefits, of operating leases, such as increased  fleet flexibility, which allows them to get rid of aged assets at the end of the lease term.  Helicopter operators, however, are less aware of the potential benefits of operating leases, according  to Lobo Leasing chief executive […]