Monday, 28 November 2016

Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 28 November

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 Boeing 737-800 aircraft to Aerolineas Argentinas. This is the second Avolon aircraft on lease to Aerolineas Argentinas.

Avolon's Slattery wins major aviation award

Avolon chief executive Domhnal Slattery is to be awarded the 'Outstanding Contribution to the Aviation Industry' award at this year's Aviation Industry Awards.

FPG and FPG Amentum acquire one Wizz Air A321-200 for a JOL transaction

Financial Products Group Co., Ltd  and FPG Amentum Ltd. (‘FPG Amentum’), the Dublin-based aircraft leasing / management company announce the acquisition of one Airbus 321-200. The aircraft was acquired from another lessor and is on lease to Wizz Air Hungary Ltd.

Industry Leaders Launch AVi8 Air Capital Commercial Aircraft Leasing Company

Two aviation industry leaders announced the launching of a new commercial aircraft leasing company to be headquartered in Dublin with a commercial office in Miami: AVi8 Air Capital. Both co-founders, Ray Sisson will serve as the company’s Executive Chairman, and Ed Wegel will assume CEO duties at AVi8. The company will focus on building its fleet with the newest, most desirable narrowbody commercial aircraft, is in process with several leading global investment banks and is currently analyzing potential deals.

SMBC Aviation Capital delivers A321-200 to Volaris

SMBC Aviation Capital announced that it has delivered an Airbus A321-200 aircraft bearing manufacturer’s serial number 7416 to Volaris. This is SMBC Aviation Capital’s 13th aircraft on lease to the airline and this specific aircraft is the 2nd aircraft of a two (2) aircraft deal.

SMBC Aviation Capital delivers another Boeing 737-800 to Ukraine International Airlines

SMBC Aviation Capital delivered a Boeing 737-800 on lease to Ukraine International Airlines. This is the third aircraft of a three aircraft transaction.

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Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 28 November

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

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-RUC Boeing 737-86R c/n 30494 Alafco Irish Aircraft Leasing Ferried Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen-Shannon-St Athan 23/11/16 for part-out & scrap.

EI-RUD Boeing 737-86R c/n 30495 Alafco Irish Aircraft Leasing Ferried Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen-Shannon-St Athan 23/11/16 for part-out & scrap.

EI-RUW Boeing 767-36N(F) c/n 30107 Celestial Aviation Ferried Tel Aviv-Shannon 20/11/16 after freighter conversion for Star Air as OY-SRU.

M-ABKP Boeing 737-8Q8 c/n 30704 Inishdawson Leasing Ferried Beijing-Seletar 17/11/16 ex B-5172.

2-ITLG Boeing 737-8K5 c/n 27983 AerCap Ferried Shannon-Tel Aviv 23/11/16 in Tailwind colours.

2-ITLH Boeing 737-8K5 c/n 27984 AerCap Ferried Dusseldorf-Shannon 17/11/16 in Tailwind colours ex TC-TLH.

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