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PHI MRO Services

Bell 407


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Bell 407 pair expected to work like a Charm
Under a lease agreement, PHI MRO Services installed floats and air conditioning in the Bell 407 helicopters provided to Charm Aviation. The two companies are looking forward to working together again in the future.
Charm is looking to grow its business in the months ahead.
Read this story in our October 2023 printed issue.

Charm Aviation has signed a lease agreement with Louisiana-based PHI MRO Services for two Bell 407s. Charm offers sightseeing and charter flights in the northeast region of the US, and PHI has installed floats and air conditioning in both to meet particular mission requirements.

“As Charm Aviation continues its stellar growth trajectory, it has aligned itself with PHI as a strategic, well-established and forward-thinking partner in the helicopter industry,” says president Cait Ephraim. “With PHI's aircraft leasing support, Charm makes an unparalleled presence in the helicopter tour and charter industry that will continue to evolve to meet the ever-changing customer experiential needs, while ensuring safety remains at the core of everything we operate and implement. We are elated to announce this agreement with PHI for an initial two aircraft on lease, and welcome a bright future together.”

“We're excited to provide two of our Bell 407s to Charm’s operation,” adds PHI president Tom Neumann. “Our 407s have been, and continue to be, dependable helicopters for our own fleet, and I know it will have a great experience adding them to its operation.”

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