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Apollo Aviation Group announced that as of December 31, 2015, it had purchased (including contracted to purchase) 31 aircraft and two engines in the preceding twelve months. All the flight equipment purchased are in-production models and include aircraft from the Airbus A320ceo family and Boeing 737-800s. Two-thirds of the flight equipment that was purchased came with leases attached.
Avolon boss lobbies government for trade links with Tehran
Avolon, the Irish aviation leasing company, has lobbied taoiseach Enda Kenny to reopen the Irish embassy in Iran and boost business links. Domhnal Slattery, the chief executive of Avolon, wrote to Kenny and Charlie Flanagan, minister for foreign affairs and trade, about the issue last year.Slattery said having an ambassador based in Tehran full-time would “facilitate industry and business” between Ireland and Iran.
Falko Regional Aircraft Limited adds two Embraer E190 aircraft to its portfolio from Avolon
Falko Regional Aircraft Limited (Falko), a market leading aircraft operating leasing and asset management company focused on the regional aircraft sector, today announced that it has added two (2) Embraer E190LR aircraft to its portfolio. The aircraft have been acquired from Avolon, an Irish based international aircraft leasing company, and are currently on lease to Brazilian carrier Azul – Linhas Aéreas Brasileiras.
Ireland to play important role as aviation leasing sector faces challenging year
A huge number of high level executives from across the aviation complex were recently in Dublin to network, do business and debate the fortunes of the enormous industry in which they operate. This is a useful opportunity to assess whether or not Ireland is doing enough to retain and further grow its reputation as a base for such a sophisticated part of the global finance sector by Joe Gill director of Corporate broking with Goodbody Stockbrokers
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