Wednesday, 3 July 2013

Air Contractors wet-leases Boeing 757s to Aer Lingus to support Transatlantic growth

                                                   
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ASL Aviation Group Irish airline Air Contractors, recently signed an agreement with Aer Lingus to provide three Boeing B757-200 aircraft on a wet-lease basis to support the  airline’s transatlantic route network growth in 2014.

ASL Aviation has confirmed the three Boeing 757s for the Aer Lingus wet-lease are being leased from ILFC.

Air Contractors will base one Boeing 757-200 in Dublin to operate the new Dublin to Toronto route from April 2014 and two in Shannon Airport to operate to Boston and New York JFK year-round from January and March 2014.

The aircraft will be configured with an economy and business class cabin. Business travellers will continue to enjoy the same great level of service; with gourmet meals, sleeper seats and an extensive in-flight entertainment selection.

ASL Aviation Group CEO Hugh Flynn said "We are delighted to partner with Aer Lingus in bringing renowned excellent service to increasing numbers of business and leisure passengers on new and existing routes.

ASL Aviation Group enjoys a world-class excellent reputation for safety, reliability and quality. We are a global company, with almost 90 aircraft operating all over the world under our own brand and for leading airlines, and we are proud to work with Ireland’s national airline.

We believe the combination of two prominent Irish aviation companies brings a competitive dimension to the market and significantly increases economic opportunity for Ireland."

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