Guggenheim Aviation Partners, a leading participant in the commercial aircraft leasing market, announced that Joe Gleeson has been appointed senior technical director. Gleeson was most recently the head of technical EMEA & APAC at AerCap, where he managed the technical team responsible for aircraft placement, transitions and on-lease management, and where he was previously responsible for the technical analysis of portfolio acquisitions and disposals.
Leonardo secured additional helicopter orders worth €470 million at Heli-Expo 2023
Italian aerospace, defence and security specialist Leonardo S.p.A. (Leonardo) sold approaching 40 helicopters at Heli-Expo 2023 in Atlanta, Georgia on March 7-9 this year. Deliveries of the aircraft are expected to take place between 2023 and 2026. The sales involve AW139s, AW169s and AW109s which will be used for energy support, rescue and public service