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Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 12 December

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                                                  EI-DCL Boeing 737-8AS Ryanair  Irish Aircraft leasing firm up for sale, could be worth $7bn Dublin-based AWAS has been put up for sale by its private equity owner in an auction that could value the aircraft lessor at $7 billion, including debt, and draw bids from Chinese lessors and other Asian investors, sources said. AWAS offers a portfolio of about 200 aircraft and a leasing platform through which it caters to about 90 customers such as Singapore Airlines and Qantas Airways. Milestone Aviation Names Daniel Rosenthal President and CEO Milestone Aviation Group Limited announced that President Daniel Rosenthal has been named President and Chief Executive Officer, effective January 1, 2017. Richard Santulli, GE Officer and Milestone Chairman, will leave GE but continue to serve Milestone in an advisory capacity. Rosenthal, 41, has spent most of his career in leadership positions at some of the most innovative organizations in

Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 12 December

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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/ EI-EFR Boeing 737-8AS c/n 37541 Ryanair Ferried London Stansted-Glasgow Prestwick 25/11/16 for hand-back to SMBC Aviation Capital for Jeju Air. EI-FMV Airbus A319-111 c/n 2332 Volotea Airlines Ferried Shannon-Ljubljana 03/12/16 ex 9H-AEL. F-WTDW Airbus A321-211 c/n 827 AerCap Ferried Shannon-Montpelier 02/12/16 still Air Mediterranee colours. HA-KAD Boeing 737-4Y0(F) c/n  24917 ASL Airlines Hungary registered at Shannon 02/12/16 ex N284AL. VQ-BJC Boeing 737-8K5 c/n 27992 Rossiya Ferried Orenburg-Shannon 03/12/16 in Orenair colours r

Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 5 December

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                                                  Aer Lingus Airbus A320-214  Apollo Aviation Grows Fleet By 25% Apollo Aviation Group announced that since the second quarter of 2016 it has contracted to purchase 27 commercial aircraft and five aircraft engines for a total gross purchase price of $750 million. All flight equipment is being purchased with leases attached to airlines in the Americas, Europe and Asia Pacific.  The 27 aircraft are comprised of 21 narrowbody and six widebody from the Airbus A319, A320, A321 and A330, and the Boeing 737-800 and B737-900ER families. The vast majority of aircraft (96%) are in-production. Jet-leasing giant SMBC has eye on acquisitions Dublin-based aircraft lessor SMBC Aviation Capital will continue to size up potential acquisitions but Ceo Peter Barrett said the company "Won't pursue growth for growth's sake" in an interview with the Irish Indepedent adding that the sector remained strong globally, despite challenge

Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 5 December

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                                                  Aer Lingus Airbus A320-214  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-FHB Boeing 737-8Q8 c/n 35283 Sriwijaya Air Ferried Bournemouth-Budapest 28/11/16 after paint prior delivery to become PK-CRC. EI-FMV Airbus A319-111 c/n 2332 Volotea Airlines painted at Shannon 26/11/16 prior delivery ex 9H-AEL. EI-FTI Boeing 737-8AS c/n 44759 Ryanair Delivered Boeing Field-Dublin 01/12/16. EI-FTJ Boeing 737-8AS c/n 44760 Ryanair Delivered Boeing Field-Dublin 29/11/16. EI-IGT Boeing 737-73V c/n 32421 Air Italy Ferried Olbia-St Athan 29/11/16 in Meridiana colours. EI-LSY Gulfstream G550 c/n 5350 Gainjet Ireland