Heli-One Welcomes Fernando Fernandes to the Sales and Business Development Team

March 7, 2019 – Atlanta - Heli-One, a leading provider of helicopter maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO) services, has announced the hiring of Fernando Fernandes to the Sales and Business Development team. He will focus on growing Heli-One's presence and finding business development opportunities in Brazil.

Fernandes has strong experience in the Brazilian offshore market, having previously worked at industry leaders such as Lider Aviation, Maersk Oil, and Aeroleo in helicopter services sales-oriented roles. His most recent role before Heli-One was with Aeroleo, where he was a leader in the commercial department focusing on building relationships within the offshore market and developing corporate best practices. Fernandes also has extensive experience handling complex bid and tender projects. This includes helping Aeroleo utilize the AW139 for the first time in supporting offshore projects for customers.

"I am proud and honored to be joining the Heli-One team and being a part of this legacy of excellence in helicopter MRO services,” said Fernandes. “I am excited to continue my career in the rotor-wing industry, having spent 10 years on the helicopter services sales side. I am keen to take this opportunity, now on the maintenance side, as a way to further my knowledge of this dynamic industry."

"We are excited to have Fernando join us after a decade on the helicopter services side - I am sure he will find maintenance to be just as interesting and challenging,” said Eddie Lane, President, Heli-One. “Heli-One is happy to add such a seasoned aviation professional to our team; we are excited to start this new chapter of our business in Brazil."

Fernandes will focus on increasing Heli-One's brand and capability awareness as well as expanding Business Development actions and opportunities in the Brazilian rotor-wing market.


About Heli-One

Heli-One is based in Richmond, British Columbia, Canada, and has MRO operations in Richmond, Canada; Delta, Canada; Stavanger, Norway; and Rzeszow, Poland. Heli-One one of the largest independent helicopter MRO and hold certifications and expertise on a broad range of airframes and components from major helicopter and engine manufacturers, including Airbus, Sikorsky, Leonardo, Bell, Safran Helicopter Engines, Pratt & Whitney Canada and General Electric. Visit http://heli-one.com to learn more.

Heli-One is a segment of CHC Helicopter, the operating company of CHC Group LLC.

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