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Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 25 April 2016

                                                  Dublin Airport  Arena Aviation Capital closes B777-200ER deal On 29 March JP Lease Products & Services Co., Ltd. successfully closed the acquisition of two Boeing B777-200ER aircraft from AerCap Ireland Limited on lease to KLM Royal Dutch Airlines. The deal was arranged, structured and will be managed by Arena Aviation Capital B.V., which also arranged and structured the debt financing provided by Deutsche Bank. FPG Amentum obtains JPY 11bn Credit Facility Financial Products Group Co., Ltd the Tokyo-headquartered, listed independent financial services firm and FPG Amentum the Dublin-based aircraft leasing / management company announce the signing of a JPY 11bn Credit Facility, including JPY 8bn Dual Currency Tranche, with a group of banks for financing aircraft acquisitions by FPG Amentum. The facility, arranged by Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation and Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank, and participated by Aozora Bank, Gunma Ba

Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 25-04-2016

                                                Dublin Airport Terminal 1  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 : Dublin Movements Blog: Irish Spotters & NLSPOT Yahoo Lists : EC-MKX Airbus A319-111 c/n 3054 Vueling Airlines Delivered Dublin-Barcelona 18/04/16 ex EI-EPT. EI-EPU Airbus A319-111 c/n 3102 Vueling Airlines Ferried Ostrava-Dublin 20/04/16 after paint prior delivery to become EC-MKV. EI-FNV Airbus A319-132 c/n 1952 SMBC Aviation Capital Registered at Dublin 20/04/16 ex N477TA. EI-FPE Candair CRJ900 c/n 15402 Cityjet Delivered MontrĂ©al-Mirabel International-Keflavik-Stockholm Arlanda 22/04/16 in SAS Airlines colours. EI-FRF Boeing 737-8AS/W c/n 44732 Ryanair Delivered Boeing Field-Dublin 14/04/16.

Dublin Airport tops Skyscanner list for flight self connections in Europe

                                                    Global travel search engine Skyscanner reveals the top airports that travellers are choosing to self-connect through, with Dublin, Los Angeles’ LAX and Singapore’s Changi airport topping the list for their respective regions. Skyscanner's data revealed 28% of seats booked at Dublin airport are part of self-connect trip. Self-connect passengers are those who build their own itinerary, travelling on two separate tickets often with different carriers to save money or for stop-over tourism. The US and Europe are better known for the prevalence of low cost carriers, a key facilitator of self-connections, and both Dublin and LAX will be pleased to see that they represent popular choices for passengers pursuing this option.  While the development of budget airlines in Asia has been slower, Singapore’s Changi is fast becoming a popular self-connection point, something which will no doubt increase in years to come as discount carri