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Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 24 September

Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 24 September

AerCap Signs Lease Agreement with Air Macau for Three A321neos

AerCap announced 13 September that it has signed long-term lease agreements with Air Macau for three new Airbus A321neo aircraft. The agreement was signed during a ceremony in Macau to celebrate the airline’s 25th anniversary. The first aircraft is scheduled to deliver in November 2020 with the two remaining units delivering through October 2021.

Azul incorporates maiden Embraer E195-E2 from AerCap

Azul incorporated the first EmbraerE195-E2 aircraft on 12-Sep-2019 on operating lease from AerCap. Azul will receive another five aircraft until the end of 2019 and has a total of 51 firm orders. Azul‘s E2s are powered by Pratt & Whitney GTF engines. The aircraft has 136 seats, including 28 extra legroom seats with 33in seat pitch. Each seat includes IFE and individual power outlets

BBAM quietly forays into next-gen narrowbody conversions

BBAM is gradually expanding its footprint in the next-generation narrowbody conversion space, and with the recent redeliveries to China Postal Airlines, the lessor has become the first known lessor to have ordered conversions for both the 737 NG and the A321 reports Cargofacts.

First A330neo Joins CDB Aviation Fleet on Lease to TAP

The first Airbus A330neo has joined the CDB Aviation fleet, marking the delivery of the first of two aircraft of the type to TAP Portugal. The A330-900 variant, equipped with the Rolls Royce Trent 7000 engines, was delivered to TAP in Toulouse, France on September 6, as part of a purchase and leaseback agreement entered with Portugal’s flag carrier in April 2018. CDB Aviation President & Chief Commercial Officer Patrick Hannigan stated “TAP is among many airlines in CDB Aviation’s rapidly expanding global customer network who benefit from our company’s fast-evolving and industry-leading, full-service platform. Today, CDB Aviation boasts an in-demand portfolio and a strong orderbook for the latest generation aircraft, capable of meeting diverse customer needs and providing attractive near-term delivery positions.”

SMBC Aviation Capital delivers fifth aircraft to Wizz Air

SMBC Aviation Capital announced the delivery of one (1) Airbus A321-200 aircraft (MSN 8943) equipped with two (2) IAE V2533-A5 engines to Wizz Air.

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