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London, United Kingdom, 2015/03/31 - AviaSolutions, a GE Capital Aviation Services company, announced it completed a project for the UK Department for International Development (DFID) to arrange air service to the island of St. Helena beginning in 2016 - AviaSolutions.com
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On March 17, DFID announced the appointment of Comair Limited to provide weekly scheduled service between South Africa and St. Helena Airport when it opens in 2016.
AviaSolutions managed the air service procurement process, from soliciting interest and bids from potential airlines via a secure website to negotiating the final contract on behalf of DFID. "This is another example of our aviation-industry expertise helping a client solve a problem, said John Carter, Managing Director of AviaSolutions. "We're eager to be among the first airline passengers to visit St. Helena next year."
AviaSolutions, a GECAS company, provides specialized advisory services to a wide range of airports, airlines, governments and financial investors. Services include airport route development, airline strategy, network planning, and air traffic forecasting.
Founded in 2001, AviaSolutions (aviasolutions.com) has deep knowledge and experience in the air transport industry. Since 2004, AviaSolutions has been involved in nearly every major airport transaction around the world on either the buy or sell side.
The AviaSolutions team includes aviation professionals that have hands-on experience with the issues facing airports and airlines alike, fused with top-tier strategic consultancy principles and detailed financial modeling expertise. AviaSolutions has delivered projects in more than 40 countries across the world.
About GE Capital Aviation Services (GECAS)
GECAS (GECAS.com) is the U.S. and Irish commercial aircraft financing and leasing business of GE. It is the global leader in aircraft financing, offering the widest range of aircraft types from helicopters to narrow and wide body jets, and financing options including operating leases and secured debt financing. With 40+ years of industry experience, GECAS currently leases more than 1,570 aircraft to over 235 customers in 75 countries and also provides productivity solutions including spare engine leasing, aviation consulting services, and spare parts financing and management. A unit of GE Capital, GECAS stays close to its customers with offices in 24 cities around the world.
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