Thursday, 21 July 2016

Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 21 July 2016

                                                 
EI-FNJ Airbus A320-216 Aer Lingus
AerCap president sees continued strong demand on operating leases

Ireland-based lessor AerCap has experienced strong demand as low fuel prices have boosted airlines into record-making profits, creating a need for additional aircraft, according to AerCap president and CCO Philip Scruggs. Scruggs told ATW.

Avolon to acquire 45 aircraft from GECAS

Avolon announced that it will acquire a portfolio of 45 aircraft from GECAS. The 45 aircraft, which are scheduled to deliver to Avolon in the second half of 2016, are on lease to 29 airlines in 15 countries.

AWAS expands Dreamliner fleet with first 787 delivery to long-time customer Ethiopian Airlines

AWAS announced that it has delivered one new 787-8 Dreamliner aircraft to the flag carrier of Ethiopia, Ethiopian Airlines. As part of a fleet upgrade solution for its long-time customer, AWAS has agreed to purchase three new 787-8 passenger aircraft from the airline that Ethiopian had previously ordered directly from the manufacturer, and then lease them back to the airline.

Transportation Partners announces Lion Group’s first JOL transaction for one 737-800 on lease from FPG to Malindo Air

Transportation Partners Pte Ltd (“TP”) and FPG Amentum the Dublin-based aircraft leasing company part of Financial Products Group Co., Ltd. announce the delivery of one new Boeing 737-800 (MSN 38303). The aircraft is on a Japanese Operating Lease (JOL) to Malindo Air, part of the Lion Group of airlines.

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Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 21-07-16

EI-SEV Boeing 737-73S
The information contained is sourced  from a variety of sources, though particular credit must be given to the following sites, which are very highly recommended.

Chris Witt/Skyliner : http://www.skyliner-aviation.de/
Dublin Movements Blog: http://notam-ireland.blogspot.ie/
Irish Spotters & NLSPOT Yahoo Lists
Planespotters.net : http://www.planespotters.net/

D-ABUO Boeing 767-3Q8 c/n 29387 Condor Delivered Beijing Capital International-Frankfurt 01/07/16 ex EI-RUY.

EI-CSI Boeing 737-8AS c/n 29924 Blue Panorama Delivered Norwich-Rome Fiumicino 01/07/16 ex VP-BPG.

EI-FWB Sukhoi RRJ95 c/n 95108 Cityjet Delivered Venice-Dublin 01/07/16 ex I-PDVW.

EI-RJB RJ85 c/n 2330 Cityjet Registration cancelled 29/06/16 prior delivery to Aero-Flite  and fire bomber conversion to become N635AC.

EI-TVG Boeing 737-7ZF(BBJ) c/n 60406 Hansel Jet Ireland Re-Registered 30/06/16 parked at Perpignan–Rivesaltes Airport  ex LY-TVG.

EI-XLE Boeing 747-446 c/n 26362 Transaero Ferried Moscow Vnukovo-Teruel Airport 30/06/16.

ET-ATL Boeing 787-8 c/n 34505 Ethiopian Airlines Delivered Paine Field-Addis Ababa 30/06/16 leased from AWAS.

ET-ATQ Airbus A350-941 c/n 40 Ethiopian Airlines Delivered Toulouse-Addis Ababa 29/06/16 leased from AerCap.

HL8064 Boeing 737-8AS c/n 37532 Jeju Air Delivered Dublin-Baku-Heydar Aliyev International-Incheon International Airport (ICN) 05/6-07/16 ex EI-EFB.

N853HK Embraer 145 c/n 145407 GECAS Ferried St Louis International-Wichita Mid Continent-Kingman Airport 01/07/16 after storage.

N7874B Boeing 737-7Q8 c/n 29352 Southwest Airlines Delivered Paine Field-Phoneix 30/06/16 ex EI-EUX.

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Emirates Airlines 121st Boeing 777 visits Dublin Airport

                                                 
A6-EPN Boeing 777-300 Emirates 
Emirates Airlines achieved a milestone in Dublin recently with the visit of 121st Boeing 777 on Saturday 16 operated by A6-EPN Boeing 777-31H(ER) on morning UAE161/2 service from and to Dubai on a first visit to Dublin.

20 years ago Emirates took delivery of it's first Boeing 777. The todat the carrier is the world’s largest Boeing operator with 157 Boeing 777s in it's fleet and a further 184 Boeing 777s pending delivery.

Emirates introduced the Boeing 777 on Dubin route on 1st May 2012 and introduced a second daily flight from 1 September 2014 in a three-class configuration - eight seats in First Class, 42 in Business Class and 310 in Economy Class.

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Monday, 4 July 2016

Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 04-07-16

                                                 
Aer Lingus Boeing 757-2Q8 
The information contained is sourced  from a variety of sources, though particular credit must be given to the following sites, which are very highly recommended.

Chris Witt/Skyliner : http://www.skyliner-aviation.de/
Dublin Movements Blog: http://notam-ireland.blogspot.ie/
Irish Spotters & NLSPOT Yahoo Lists
Planespotters.net : http://www.planespotters.net/

EI-FJS Boeing 737-8JP c/n 41153 Norwegian Air International Delivered Boeing Field-Oslo 29/06/16.

EI-RUC Boeing 737-85R c/n 30494 ALFACO Ferried Vilnius Airport-Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen 28/06/16 in Transaero Airlines colours.

EI-RUD Boeing 737-85R c/n 30495 ALFACO Ferried Vilnius Airport-Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen  28/06/16 in Transaero Airlines colours.

EI-UNP Boeing 777-312 c/n 28516 Rossiya Airlines Ferried Teruel Airport-Xiamen Gaoqi International Airport 28/06/16 for cabin config & paint.

EI-UNU Boeing 777-212 c/n 28998 VEBL-767-300 Ltd Ferried Teruel-Singapore 22/06/16 in Transaero Airlines colours by Azur Aviation.

EI-VKO Airbus A321-211 c/n 6678 Sky High Leasing Ferried Teruel Airport-Shannon 28/06/16 in Transaero Airlines colours for Aeroflot.

N234AX Boeing 767-224 c/n 30436 Omni Air International Entered Service Wilmington Air Park-Boston-Shannon 21/06/16 in hybrid Aer Lingus colours.

N7875A Boeing 737-7Q8 c/n 29354 Southwest Airlines Delivered Paine Field-Phoneix 24/06/16 ex EI-EUY.

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Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 4 July 2016

                                                   
Image courtesy of Airbus 

AerCap Delivers First of Two New Airbus A350 XWB Aircraft to Ethiopian Airlines

AerCap Holdings N.V. announced the delivery of a new Airbus A350-900 to Ethiopian Airlines, the first of two new A350-900 aircraft deliveries on long-term lease to Ethiopian Airlines from AerCap’s order book with Airbus. The aircraft was transferred to Ethiopian Airlines at a ceremony in the Airbus Delivery Centre in Toulouse, and is the first A350 XWB aircraft to be delivered to an African carrier. A second new A350-900 aircraft is scheduled for delivery to Ethiopian Airlines in August 2016. AerCap has one of the largest Airbus A350 XWB portfolios with a total of four owned and another 25 on order aircraft - one of the most in-demand aircraft in the world.

AerCap says Brexit will not impact its aircraft leasing
Aircraft leasing giant AerCap is not worried about the impact on its business of Britain voting to leave the European Union because it and other leasing companies can move airplanes around in times of crisis, a senior executive said. "I think it is too early for us or anyone else to opine on how Brexit is going to play out," Philip Scruggs, AerCap's president and chief operating officer, told Reuters.

Aviation Finance Company reaches $6.5 billion of financing with eight sale-leaseback for Emirates

Aviation Finance Company (AFC), a Stellwagen Group company headquartered in Dublin, has now completed over $6.5 billion of financing with the sale and leaseback of its eighth A380-800 to Emirates. This will be the second A380 that will be owned by Stellwagen. Since its foundation three years ago, AFC has financed the delivery of aircraft for both airlines and leasing companies. Seraph Aviation Management, a Stellwagen Group company, will provide lease management services for the term of the lease.

AWAS delivers final of four planned new A320 passenger aircraft to long-time customer VivaAerobus

AWAS announced  that it has delivered the final of four planned new A320 passenger aircraft to its customer, VivaAerobus, purchasing the aircraft the airline had previously ordered from the manufacturer and then placing it with them on a long term lease. The delivery of this new A320s from a PLB deal agreed in 2015 is part of the on- going rollover of the VivaAerobus fleet into an all-A320 operator. The AWAS fleet at VivaAerobus, which includes a number of 737-300s being gradually phased out with AWAS’ assistance, now grows to six IAE-powered A320s.

Cityjet taps EDC financing for eight CRJ900s

Cityjet has tapped financing from Export Development Canada (EDC) to fund the delivery of eight Bombardier CRJ900s, an unmamed source told Airfinance Journal. EDC provided financing of 80% of the value of the aircraft.  Four of eight of the aircraft have already been delivered this year. The remaining four aircraft will deliver in February and March 2017.

GE Capital Aviation Services Delivers New Leased Boeing 737-800 to Air China

GE Capital Aviation Services Limited (GECAS) announced delivery of a new leased Boeing 737-800 aircraft powered by CFM engines to Air China. Earlier this year, GECAS delivered another leased Boeing 737-800 to Air China. Both were part of GECAS’ existing order book with Boeing. Air China is a longstanding GECAS customer.

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Saturday, 2 July 2016

First Boeing Business Jet (BBJ) registered in Ireland

                                               
Image courtesy of Boeing 
German aviation website Skyliner Aviation today reported the first Boeing Business Jet on Ireland Aircraft Registry EI-TVG Boeing 737-7ZF(BBJ) was re-registered Thursday last to Hansel Jet Ireland reportedly parked at Perpignan–Rivesaltes Airport in France.

According to Planespotters.net LY-TVG Boeing 737-7ZF(BBJ) c/n 60406 Charters Jets was delivered almost two years ago on 5 August 2014 ferried Boeing Field to Delaware Coastal Airport 7 August for extra fuel tank fitting/

A new 2015-model Boeing BBJ has a list price of $73.5 million research from AvBuyer reveals

The Boeing BBJ has a range of  6,200 nautical miles cruising at a typical altitude of 41,000 feet with A new 2015-model Boeing BBJ has a list price of $73.5m (2014) research from AvBuyer reveals, the Boeing BBJ has a range of  6,200 nautical miles cruising at a typical altitude of 41,000ft typically carrying 20-25 passenger .

Each aircraft is customized differently but most have double bedroom & bathroom at rear with a conference room for seating 15 passengers and seating forward for 20 passengers and a forward galley.

                                         

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