VANCOUVER, Jan. 31, 2013 /CNW/ - Ledcor Air Limited, a member of The
Ledcor Group of Companies, announced today that it has concluded the
purchase of Trinity Helicopters Limited, based in Yellowknife,
"We are pleased to have finalized the acquisition of Trinity
Helicopters. Their operations and client-base complements our existing
aviation businesses, Summit Air and Arctic Sunwest Charters," said Paul
McElligott, President, Ledcor Air Limited. "Subject to regulatory
approval, our plan is to join Trinity's vertical lift capabilities with
our fixed wing operations to provide a fully integrated passenger and
cargo service that will be unique in the North."
Trinity presently operates a diverse fleet of Eurocopter and Bell
helicopters including the Eurocopter 350 / B3, Bell 407, and Bell Long
Ranger and Jet Ranger series.
"We have a talented and dedicated group of pilots, aircraft maintenance
engineers, and office staff and we are pleased to be joining Ledcor,"
said Rob Carroll, Trinity Helicopters founder and Ledcor Air's new VP
and General Manager. "We look forward to helping Ledcor deliver
excellent customer service, and safe and reliable aviation support
throughout the North, especially remote passenger and cargo solutions."
Ledcor Air Limited is a subsidiary of the Ledcor Group of Companies,
which is headquartered in Vancouver, British Columbia. Ledcor owns
Summit Air and recently acquired Arctic Sunwest Charters, both also
based in Yellowknife. Combined, these airlines operate over 20 fixed
wing aircraft from Turbo Beavers and Twin Otters to Dorniers, Dash 8s
and two heavy-lift Buffalo aircraft.
The Ledcor Group of Companies is one of North America's most diversified
construction companies, serving the building, oil & gas,
infrastructure, mining, power and communications sectors. We also own
operations in wastewater treatment, property investment, forestry, and
transportation services. Ledcor employs over 8000 people across 20
offices. Since 1947 we have been growing with our clients and partners:
Forward. Together. Find out how at www.ledcor.com
SOURCE: Ledcor Industries
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