SAF Aerogroup Strengthens Fleet with Acquisition of 2x H225 Helicopters from Rotortrade, with Ongoing Discussions for up to 4 Additional H225s

Published On: June 19, 2023

SAF Aerogroup, a global aviation leader, is excited to announce the acquisition of two H225 helicopters from Rotortrade, a trusted global helicopter dealer and distributor. This strategic investment significantly strengthens SAF Aerogroup’s fleet and enhances its capabilities to undertake challenging missions in austere environments. Furthermore, ongoing discussions are currently underway to secure up to 4 more additional H225 helicopters from Rotortrade’s inventory.

Renowned for its versatility and reliability, the H225 is an optimal choice for a wide range of missions, including multi role logistical and utility operations in the most hostile and severe environments. With this platform’s exceptional performance, this acquisition perfectly aligns with SAF Aerogroup’s dedication to providing 24/7 mission-ready aircraft for complex assignments, particularly in logistics, medevac and Humanitarian operations.

Tristan Serreta, CEO of SAF Aerogroup, expressed the company’s relentless drive to be a global leader in mission-aviation services: “SAF Aerogroup strives to offer a full range of services to multinational organizations, governments and commercial companies worldwide. The acquisition of two H225 helicopters from Rotortrade strengthens our fleet significantly and brings us closer to achieving our vision. We are excited to partner with Rotortrade, with whom we share the same values of integrity, team spirit and excellence. We are happy and confident with the flexibility and unique solutions they are able to provide and look forward to extend our partnership.”

Aurelien Blanc, RT Executive VP of Global Sales, emphasized Rotortrade’s dedication to heavy helicopter utility and multi-role segment: “Rotortrade has been at the forefront of the H225 re-purposing drive into utility and multi-role missions. With a track record of selling more than a dozen super pumas in recent years and through significant investments, Rotortrade is well positioned to extend its leadership position in this segment. We are determined to meet the growing demand for heavy helicopters in many parts of the world, where requirements are fast rising while options are becoming more limited. We take great pride in having the chance to partner with SAF Aerogroup and their subsidiary, Starlite, with whom we believe we share the same values of integrity, excellence and team spirit.”


About SAF Aerogroup

SAF Aerogroup  is an Euro-African, solution driven aviation company. Our group is offering a wide range  of helicopter, aeroplane and drones services, focusing on providing mission ready aircraft for multi- task configurations worldwide. Our portfolio is impressive, having operated in over 40 countries on 5 continents in some of the harshest, hostile and austere environments, for the past 40 years.

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About Rotortrade (RT):

Rotortrade is the leading global helicopter dealer, Sole International Distributor of Leonardo’s Pre-Owned Helicopters and approved Airbus Helicopter Reseller. Its extensive network throughout the spectrum of the industry enables it to acquire and carry a broad fleet of aircraft from all major manufacturers providing its clients full end-to-end and fully secured services.

Rotortrade has 11 dealerships around the world with offices in Florida, Kuala Lumpur, London, Los Angeles, Melbourne, Mexico City, Marseille, Montreal, Paris, Philadelphia, Riyadh, Singapore, Sarajevo and Shanghai.

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