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Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 12 July

Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 12 July

Aero Capital Solutions announces new Boeing 737-800P2F conversions 

Aero Capital Solutions (ACS) announced the continued growth of its cargo aircraft portfolio with a commitment to convert an additional six Boeing 737-800s to freighter.  The six additional Boeing 737-800SF aircraft will be completed by HAECO Xiamen and Taikoo (Shandong) Aircraft Engineering Company Limited (STAECO) during 2024, in conjunction with an STC (supplemental type certificate) provided by Aeronautical Engineers, Inc. (AEI).

AerDragon Acquires Three New Boeing 737 MAX 9

AerDragon announced it has completed purchase of three new Boeing 737 MAX 9 on lease to Aeromexico.  The aircraft are from AerCap’s order book with Boeing.

CDB Aviation Adds Aer Lingus as new customer 

CDB Aviation announced it has agreed to lease two Airbus A320neo aircraft to Aer Lingus. The transaction marks the introduction of the first A320neo variant in the airline’s growing fleet. The aircraft will be delivered to Aer Lingus in August 2022. CDB Aviation’s Chief Marketing Officer Peter Goodman stated “We are very pleased to be joining our new European customer, Aer Lingus, on their flight path toward a carbon neutral future through the financing of their inaugural A320neos. These latest generation aircraft will well complement Aer Lingus’ strategic investments in their future fuel-efficient, modern fleet.”

Elix Aviation re-brands as Abelo

Elix Aviation announced it is to merge with ADARE Aviation Capital under brand name of Abelo. The merged companies will operate as Abelo, integrating Elix Aviation’s platform and Turbo-Prop portfolio with the management expertise of ADARE Aviation Capital.

SMBC Aviation Capital announces delivery of Airbus A320neo to Spirit Airlines

SMBC Aviation Capital announced the delivery of a single Airbus A320neo aircraft MSN 10899 Spirit Airlines. This is the eighth of fourteen  as part of a fourteen aircraft sale and leaseback transaction.

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