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AQZ Announcement Major Contract Win with Santos Limited

Feb 11, 2016, 23:00 PM by Alliance Airlines
  • Alliance wins a new contract servicing the oil and gas reserves of the Cooper Basin.
  • Won tender as a result of flexible approach and an outstanding record of operational
  • performance.
  • Further enhances Alliance’s position as the leading charter operator in Australasia.
  • Contract covers jet and turboprop operations and airport management.

Alliance Aviation Services Limited (Alliance) today announced that it has signed a new
contract with Santos Limited (Santos) for a 5 year period commencing 1 March 2016.
This new 5 year contract will require Alliance to commence jet services from Adelaide to
Moomba in the Cooper Basin to serve the gas and oil operations of Santos. The initial
requirement is for Alliance to operate between 10 and 16 services per week in its own right
and to coordinate and manage airport operations and intra-field subcontracted flying.
Alliance Chief Executive Officer, Lee Schofield said, “This new contract adds to services that
Alliance have provided to Santos in Queensland since 2006. We remain passionate about
long term relationships which have always been developed from a foundation of industry
leading operational performance and outstanding customer service. This is the reason why
Alliance retains and wins long term contracts.”
This new business expands the company’s operations in South Australia and is the first
material contract in the oil and gas sector for Alliance. With the economic challenges this
sector is currently experiencing, Alliance is ideally positioned to offer proven operational
performance along with flexible and cost effective solutions.
Mr Schofield added, “This contract was won in partnership with Avmin Air Charter Specialists
to provide Santos with a total package including ground support and airport management at
both Moomba and Ballera.”
Alliance will release its half year results on Monday 15 February 2016.

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