Savback Helicopters opens in the UK

posted on 26th November 2020 by Parveen Raja
Savback Helicopters opens in the UK

Rick’s arrival is the first step in a wider strategic plan by the specialist, independent helicopter sales brokerage, coinciding with its 21st anniversary. 

“Rick Andrew is an excellent addition to our expanding team. He brings valuable knowledge and contacts in the local market and we are really looking forward to working with him,” said Michael Savbäck, Savback Helicopters’ Founder.

“We are responding to the changing climate brought about by the Coronavirus pandemic and imposed national lockdowns,” highlighted Savback Helicopters’ CEO Reja Savbäck, adding that expanding the business to the UK is all part of a larger expansion plan.  Covid-19 has brought about a renewed interest in the helicopter as the ultimate point to point transport” she noted.

“I have some great leads to follow up already, so I’m really looking forward to getting stuck in. Savback has a terrific reputation internationally and is very active across many markets. This was a major factor in joining the business,” added New Zealand-born Rick, who moved to the UK eight years ago from Australia where he obtained his fixed wing PPL, aged 20.   He moved into helicopter sales after a career in financial services.