September 13, 2017
Luxaviation Helicopters acquires Starspeed as first major business venture
Luxaviation Helicopters, part of the Luxaviation Group, has announced the acquisition of Starspeed, the global helicopter management, charter and training company. The deal, Luxaviation Helicopters’ first acquisition since launching in February 2017, positions the company as the world’s largest VIP and VVIP helicopter operator. Luxaviation Helicopters will incorporate Starspeed’s fleet of 23 helicopters into its own fleet of managed and charter helicopters, providing clients of both companies with an expanded and integrated portfolio of helicopter and jet aviation services from the Luxaviation Group. With Starspeed’s fleet, Luxaviation Helicopters now has a fleet of 42 helicopters. Starspeed, headquartered in the UK, will retain its identity, leadership and personnel. The acquisition will enable Starspeed to benefit from an expanded back office and the wider breadth of resources which Luxaviation Helicopters can provide.