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Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 11 January

Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 11 January

Colorful Guizhou Airlines Receives First Airbus A320neo Assembled in Tianjin for GECAS Orderbook

Colorful Guizhou Airlines has taken delivery of a new A320neo (MSN10037), marking the first neo from GECAS’ orderbook to enter service having been assembled at the Airbus Tianjin facility. Completing the commitment announced at the 2019 Paris Air Show, this aircraft is the fourth CFM LEAP-powered narrowbody on lease from GECAS to enter the Colorful Guizhou Airlines fleet.

GE Aviation’s John Slattery On MAX Return, Widebodies And Sustainability

In his first interview since becoming CEO of GE Aviation on 1st September John Slattery spoke via video with Aviation Week Executive Editor for Commercial Aviation Jens Flottau and Editor-in-Chief Joe Anselmo . Read interview here.

Icelandair Group hf.: Sale and Leaseback of two Boeing 737 MAX9 aircraft with SKY Leasing

Icelandair has entered into an agreement with Sky Aero Management (SKY Leasing) regarding a sale and leaseback of two Boeing 737 MAX9 aircraft. The aircraft are expected for delivery in Q2 2021. The lease period for each aircraft will be 12 years.

Investec acquires 2 Boeing 737-800 aircraft

Investec Bank announced the acquisition of two Boeing 737-800 aircraft by its managed equity fund, Investec Aircraft Syndicate 2. Each aircraft is subject to an operating lease, one with Xiamen Airlines and one with Shandong Airlines of China.

PIA to redeliver one ATR72-500 Aircraft to ABRIC Leasing

ABRIC Leasing has agreed to enter into a conditional settlement agreement for the early redelivery of one ATR72-500 aircraft with Pakistan International Airlines. The early termination is subject to PIA meeting certain conditions set out within the agreement. The aircraft will go onto a long term lease in East Africa from April 2021 following redelivery maintenance.

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