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Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 28 November

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                                                  Aer Lingus Airbus A330-300 AerCap Announces Closing of New $0.6 Billion Credit Facility AerCap Holdings N.V. announced that it has completed the closing of a new $0.6 billion secured credit facility. The facility will primarily be used to acquire new narrowbody and widebody aircraft as they deliver from Boeing and Airbus through 2017. The facility was signed to finance a portfolio of eight aircraft and matures in 2024. Aergo Capital expands its fleet with four Bombardier planes Aergo Capital has acquired four next-generation Bombardier craft that are on lease to Ethiopian Airlines. Aergo said that it has bought a British Virgin Islands company that owns four Bombardier Q400 NextGen aircraft. Ethiopian Airlines is leasing all four for the long term. An existing financing deal with Export Development Canada will stay in place. Avolon delivers Boeing B737-800 to Aerolineas Argentinas Avolon announced the delivery of one Boei

Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 28 November

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                                                  Cityjet SSJ95  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-EWT Boeing 757-28A c/n 29381 I-Fly Ferried Tolmachevo-Shannon 18/11/16 on return to lessor. EI-FBK Boeing 717-2BL c/n 55182 Volotea Ferried Stockholm Arlanda-Keflavik 22/11/16 for Hawaiian Airlines to become N494HA leased from BCC. EI-FBU Airbus A330-322 c/n 120 I-Fly Ferried Moscow Vnukovo-Teruel Airport 22/11/16 for storage. EI-FHB Boeing 737-8Q8 c/n 35283 Norwegian Air International Ferried Budapest-Bournemouth 17/11/16 for painting leased from AerCap. EI-FTH Boeing 737-8AS c/n 44758 Ryanair Delivered Boeing Field-Dublin 18/11/16. EI-RU

Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 21 November

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                                                  Ryanair Boeing 737-8AS  Avolon delivers one Boeing 787-9 to Hainan Airlines Avolon announced on 11 November the delivery of one Boeing B787-9 aircraft to Hainan Airlines. This is the sixth Avolon aircraft on lease to Hainan Airlines. FLY Leasing Reports Third Quarter 2016 Financial Results FLY Leasing Ltd reported third-quarter earnings of $22.9 million on revenues of $80.7 million acquirubg seven aircraft at a cost of $467 million and sold three older aircraft for a gain of $4.1 million. FLY Leasing's CEO Colm Barrington said "In the quarter we sold three aircraft with an average age of 15 years, generating a gain of $4.1 million, a 19% premium to net book value,  meanwhile, we invested $467 million in seven aircraft with an average age of about two-and-one-half years. The impact of these and earlier transactions on our portfolio metrics was significant, reducing our fleet age to 6.2 years and increasing our average

Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 21 November

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                                                  Aer Lingus Airbus A320 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-EFP Boeing 737-8AS c/n 37540 Ryanair for hand-back to SMBC Aviation Capital for Jelu Air by 2017Q3. EI-EFR Boeing 737-8AS c/n 37541 Ryanair for hand-back to SMBC Aviation Capital for Jelu Air by 2017Q3. EI-EFT Boeing 737-8AS c/n 37543 Ryanair for hand-back to SMBC Aviation Capital for Jelu Air by 2017Q3. EI-FVC Airbus A319-131 c/n 4403 CIT Aerospace Ferried Tucson-Bangor-Keflavik-Shannon-Ostrava 11-12/11/16 ex XA-VOP. EI-FVD Airbus A319-131 c/n 4422 CIT Aerospace Ferried Tucson-Bangor-Keflavik-Shannon-Ostrava 11-12/11/16 ex XA-VOQ.

Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 15 November

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                                                  Aer Lingus Airbus fleet Dublin  AerCap CEO doesn't expect US election to hit aviation industry AerCap does not believe the result of the US presidential election will disrupt growth for the aviation industry. This is because of the resilience of travel demand to other shocks in recent years, its CEO said today.  "What we do know is that over last two and a half years, we've faced an awful lot of global shocks - Ebola, Zika, the downturn in Brazil, the attempted coup in Turkey, Brexit," said CEO Aengus Kelly. SMBC Aviation Capital signs Airbus A320-200 lease deal with Ural Airlines  SMBC Aviation Capital announced that it has signed a lease with Ural Airlines for an Airbus A320-200 aircraft with Manufacturer’s Serial Number 2947. The aircraft will be delivered to Ural Airlines at the end of this month and will bring the number of aircraft placed on-lease by SMBC Aviation Capital with Ural to seven. SMBC Avi

Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 15 November

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                                                  Aer Lingus Airbus A330-300 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-ASXE Boeing 737-8CX c/n 32365 Sun Express Germany Ferried Nuremberg-Antalya 07/11/16 on return to lessor Macquarie AirFinance. D-ASXG Boeing 737-8CX c/n 32366 Sun Express Germany Ferried Antalya-Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen 07/11/16 on return to lessor Macquarie AirFinance. D-ASXI Boeing 737-8CX c/n 32367 Sun Express Germany Ferried Nuremberg-Izmir 07/11/16 on return to lessor Macquarie AirFinance. D-AXGF Airbus A330-202 c/n 616 Eurowings Delivered Hamburg-Cologne 03/11/16 ex A7-AFM leased from GECAS. EC-HKO Airbus A319-111 c/n 1362 Ibe

Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 7 November

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                                                    Ryanair Boeing 737-8AS    Aergo Capital appoints Lorraine Carew and Stan Barnes as executives Aircraft lessor Aergo Capital has appointed former Pembroke Capital founder Lorraine Carew as head of commercial operations in a number of management changes. Aergo CEO Fred Browne described the appointments as significant for its business "Our continued investment in the best people underlines our commitment to the delivery of a quality service for our customers". Aergo Capital sells one 2001 Vintage A320-200 to Blackrock Investment Management and one 1997 Vintage B737-400 to VX Capital Partners LLC Aergo Capital has announced the sale of two (2) aircraft as the company continues to reduce the average age of its fleet.  One Airbus A320-200, bearing Manufacturers Serial Number 1626, to Blackrock Investment Management, LLC – Aviation Group. The aircraft is subject to an operating lease with Avion Express, who will continue

Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 7 November

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                                                  Aer Lingus Airbus A330-300s  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-FJY Boeing 737-8JP c/n 42272 Norwegian Air International Delivered Boeing Field-Oslo 01/11/16. EI-FTC Boeing 737-8AS c/n 44753 Ryanair Delivered Boeing Field-Dublin 01/11/16. EI-FTF Boeing 737-8AS c/n 44756 Ryanair Delivered Boeing Field-Dublin 28/10/16. EI-FTG Boeing 737-8AS c/n 44757 Ryanair Delivered Boeing Field-Dublin 02/11/16. EI-FWC Sukhoi RRJ95 c/n 95111 Cityjet Delivered Venice-Dublin 02/11/16. N590CB Boeing 757-28A c/n 32449 GECAS Ferried Lourdes-Bangor-Jacksonville for freighter conversion 28/10/16 ex ET-AMK. VP-

Ryanair adds five new 737s in October increasing fleet to 362 aircraft

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Ryanair Boeing 737-8AS  Irish low-cost carrier Ryanair added five brand new Boeing 737-800s to it's fleet in October increasing the total number of aircraft to 362. Ryanair's new 737s are leased through wholly owned Luxembourg subsidiary Aviation Finance and Leasing S.à.r.l. The Irish low-cost carrier operates the largest fleet of Next-Generation 737-800s in the world. According to aircraft fleet website Planespotters.net construction numbers have been allocated to Ryanair for a further 15 Boeing 737-800 deliveries. EI-FTA Boeing 737-8AS c/n 44751 Delivered 5 October EI-FTB Boeing 737-8AS c/n 44752 Delivered 12 October EI-FTD Boeing 737-8AS c/n 44754 Delivered 13 October EI-FTE Boeing 737-8AS c/n 44755 Delivered 14 October EI-FTF Boeing 737-8AS c/n 44756 Delivered 29 October Irish Aviation Research Institute © 3 November All Rights Reserved.

C-FFPH Boeing 737 Sunwing returns to Canada after summer lease

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                                                  C-FFPH Boeing 737-81D Sunwing Airlines  C-FFPH Boeing 737-81D c/n 39440 Sunwing Airlines departed Dublin Airport on Monday 31 October as TOM9857 at 1206 local to Toronto Pearson after summer lease to Thomson Airways. During the summer season the aircraft operated an extensive sun charter programme on behalf of TUI's Falcon Holidays and Thomson Holidays to Burgas, Faro, Heraklion, Ibiza, Las Palmas, Lanzarote, Palma, Rhodes, Tenerife South and Zakynthos. Sunwing Airlines is based at Toronto Pearson International operating a fleet of 19 Boeing 737-800s and plans to lease 4 Boeing 737 MAX 8 Aircraft from Air Lease Corporation. Irish Aviation Research Institute © 1 November All Rights Reserved.