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 :
Dublin Movements Blog:
Irish Spotters & NLSPOT Yahoo Lists :

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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