Showing posts from February 6, 2013

Avolon Aircraft Leasing completes American Airlines Boeing 777 transaction ©

Image: Avolon  Dublin based Avolon Aircraft Leasing has completed a sale and lease-back transaction with American Airlines for one Boeing 777-300ER. The aircraft N719AN Boeing 777-323ER c/n 41668 was delivered Paine Field to American Airlines Dallas Forth Worth base on 28th January. In addition the carrier delivered two Boeing 737-800s to American Airlines as part of a five aircraft sale and lease-back transaction. Avolon Leasing has a total of 6 Boeing 777s in its portfolio 4 Boeing 777-200ERF and 2 Boeing 777-300ER. Irish Aviation Research Institute © 6th January 2013 All Rights Reserved.

Ryanair Reports January Traffic ©

                                                      Ryanair announced it carried 4.35 million passengers down 1% (50,000 passengers) with a load factor of 71% and in the rolling 12 months to the end of January 2013 it carried 79.6 million passengers with a load factor of 82%. Ryanair’s Robin Kiely said "As previously guided, Ryanair’s January 2013 traffic fell by 50,000 (-1%) over January 2012 as we grounded up to 80 aircraft following the busy Christmas season. However, Ryanair enjoyed another record 12-month period to January 2013, with almost 80m passengers choosing one of our ultra-low fares since January 2012. " Irish Aviation Research Institute © 6th February 2013 All Rights Reserved.