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DAE completes AWAS acquisition

DAE completes AWAS acquisition

Dubai Aerospace Enterprise (DAE) is now one of the largest lessors in the world after completing its acquisition of Irish lessor AWAS yesterday. The move will bring the Dubai lessor’s total fleet to 400 aircraft, valued at more than $14

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Air Astana gets five E190-E2s from Aercap

Air Astana gets five E190-E2s from Aercap

Kazakhstan’s flag carrier Air Astana has signed a long-term lease with Aercap for five Embraer E190-E2s. The aircraft are expected to be delivered in 2018. The airline has leased the aircraft portfolio to replace its ageing last-generation E190 fleet, which

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ALC places five aircraft with TAP

ALC places five aircraft with TAP

Air Lease Corporation has placed four Airbus A330-900neos and one new A320-200neo with TAP Portugal. The five aircraft are from ALCs order book and are scheduled for delivery between Q4 2018 and Q3 2019. The A330neo are fitted with Rolls-Royce

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Chorus to acquire two E190s

Chorus to acquire two E190s

Chorus Aviation Capital has agreed to acquire two Embraer 190s currently on lease to Aeromexico Connect. The acquisition is set to close in the third quarter. Following the closing, this will be the second and third aircraft Chorus will have

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AeroCentury purchases three E175s, extends RCF

AeroCentury purchases three E175s, extends RCF

Californian lessor and financier AeroCentury has purchased three Embraer 175s and extended its existing credit facility to $170 million. The three aircraft are currently on lease to an unnamed US regional carrier. Michael G. Magnusson, CEO, said: “This recent acquisition,

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AvMax leases ERJ to ALS

AvMax leases ERJ to ALS

Calgary-based lessor AvMax have leased one ERJ-145LR  to Kenyan operator ALS Limited. The aircraft (msn 145679) was previously placed with CIT Leasing and started operations in January 2003 with American regional carrier Chaqtauqua Airlines.

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AviaAM Leasing sells A321 with lease attached

AviaAM Leasing sells A321 with lease attached

AviaAM Leasing  has sold its fourth Airbus A321 with lease attached to an undisclosed lessor. The ownership of the aircraft was transferred to the lessor along with an operating lease with Polish carrier Small Planet Airlines. The A321-200 (MSN 2342)

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Chorus acquires three Bombardier Q400s

Chorus acquires three Bombardier Q400s

Halifax based Chorus Aviation Capital has acquired three Bombardier Q400 aircraft currently on lease to Dubai charter airline and service provider Falcon Aviation Services. The three aircraft are two years old and are being added to Chorus’ leasing fleet to

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Dublin Aerospace assists Avolon overhauls and transactions

Dublin Aerospace assists Avolon overhauls and transactions

Irish lessor Avolon has signed two separate agreements with Dublin Aerospace for the overhaul of two of its Airbus A330s and to handle the leasing of two A320s. The A330s will receive a full overhaul and cabin modification during summer

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Air Transat leases 10 new A321neos

Air Transat leases 10 new A321neos

Canadian Leisure Airline Air Transat has entered into an agreement with AerCap to lease 10 new Airbus A321neo LRs for a 12-year term. Air Transat is one of the first carriers to fly the new long-range neo option. The A321neo

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