11 Jun 2018
Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 11 June
AerCap Holdings N.V. Announces Pricing of $600 Million Aggregate Principal Amount of Senior Notes
AerCap Holdings N.V has announced 5 June that AerCap Ireland Capital Designated Activity Company and AerCap Global Aviation Trust each a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Company, priced their offering of senior notes, consisting of $600 million aggregate principal amount of 4.125% Senior Notes due 2023.The Notes will be fully and unconditionally guaranteed on a senior unsecured basis by the Company and certain other subsidiaries of the Company. The Issuers intend to use the net proceeds from the Notes for general corporate purposes.
Avolon delivers Airbus A320-NEO to Air Malta & Jazeera Airways
Avolon announced 5 June the delivery of one A320-NEO to Air Malta and Jazeera Airways. This is the Second Avolon aircraft on lease to Air Malta and fourth Avolon aircraft on lease to Jazeera Airways.
IASC welcomes decision by Aviation Advisory Specialists Stratos to establish Shannon base
The attractiveness of Shannon Group’s International Aviation Services Centre (IASC) as an international cluster for the industry has been reflected by the decision of leading aircraft investment specialist and advisory firm Stratos to establish a base there. Stratos has financed, placed and sourced $2bn worth of aircraft, and raised or traded over $700m in commercial aircraft-backed debt. On the equity side, Stratos has sold, dry leased, financed (SLB) and purchased 54 large commercial aircraft
Milestone Becomes Largest S-92 Fleet Owner
GE Capital Aviation Services unit Milestone Aviation Group recently completed the purchase and leaseback of four Sikorsky S-92 helicopters, boosting the company's owned and financed portfolio of S-92s to over 95—more than one-third of the total S-92 fleet. Milestone is now the owner of the largest S-92 fleet in the world.
UIA receives third Boeing 777 aircraft from AerCap
On 5 June Ukraine International welcomed its third wide-body long-haul Boeing 777-200ER aircraft into its fleet. The plane received the UR-GOC registration number. UIA will operate the aircraft on regular routes between Kiev and New York, Beijing, and Bangkok. UR-GOC aircraft accommodates 361 passengers in three-class cabin configuration, i.e. Business Class, Premium Economy Class, and Economy Class. Like the previous two aircraft, this aircraft is also leased from the world’s leading lessor AerCap.
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