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Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 18 December

Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 18 December

CDB Aviation Closes $492 million Secured Portfolio Financing

CDB Aviation Lease Finance DAC a wholly owned Irish subsidiary of China Development Bank Financial Leasing Co., Limited announced 11 December that the company successfully closed a secured portfolio financing facility covering 14 recent Airbus and Boeing narrowbody aircraft on lease to five lessees.

GECAS Takes Delivery of Its 394th – and Last – Next-Generation 737

Culminating a 20-year history of new orders for the type, GECAS has received its 394th and final skyline order of Boeing’s Next Generation 737. Just over a month prior to Boeing delivering its first 737 MAX to GECAS in January, the lessor took delivery of its final skyline NG order last week. With an initial order placed in 1996, GECAS’ NG orderbook accounts for roughly one of every 15 NGs delivered to date. Surpassing other lessor’s skyline orders for the type, GECAS’ placements of NG’s have been leased to 64 operators across 32 countries.

Intrepid Announces Delivery of New 777-300ER to Philippine Airlines

Intrepid Aviation announced 11 December the acquisition of a new 777-300ER aircraft from the Boeing Company on December 11th. The aircraft was delivered on long-term lease to Philippine Airlines (PAL).

Intrepid Finances B777-300ER Delivery

Intrepid Aviation announced 13 December the financing of one new Boeing B777-300ER underwritten and arranged by Nord LB. The aircraft delivered December 11 on long-term lease to Philippine Airlines.

NAC delivered one Embraer E190, MSN 19000085, to Georgian Airways on lease

Nordic Aviation Capital (NAC) announced 13 December the delivery of one Embraer E190, MSN 19000085, to Georgian Airways on lease.

NAC delivered two new Q400s, MSN 4572 and 4573, to Jambojet on lease

Nordic Aviation Capital (NAC) announced 14 December the delivery of two new Q400 turboprops to Jambojet.

SKY Leasing Announces Ownership of Second Airbus A321-211 with Vietjet

SKY Aviation Leasing announced 7 December the purchase and simultaneous lease of a second of two A321-211s. This brand new direct from manufacture aircraft is on long-term lease to Vietjet.

SMBC Aviation Capital concludes three aircraft deal with new customer, Air Astana

SMBC Aviation Capital announced 7 December that it has concluded a three A320neo aircraft deal with Air Astana, the national flag carrier of Kazakhstan. This is a new customer for SMBC Aviation Capital and the aircraft will be provided from the company’s order book of 110 A320neo aircraft with Airbus. The A320neo will be fitted with Pratt and Whitney GTF engines and will have delivery slots in the last quarter of 2019 and the first quarter of 2020.

Vermillion to lease two new A321-200 to Wizz Air

Vermillion Aviation Holdings Ireland Limited announced 13 December has entered into a purchase and lease arrangement with Wizz Air for two new A321-200 aircraft with International Aero Engine V2500 engines. The aircraft will be delivered to Wizz Air in 1H 2019.

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