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Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 26 November

Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 26 November

Lessor SMBC Posts 7.5% Interim Profit Growth

SMBC Aviation Capital has posted a $168 million first-half pre-tax profit, up 7.5% on the prior year, and is preparing for a $1 billion capital boost over the coming weeks. SMBC Aviation Capital CEO Peter Barrett said that the company delivered a “solid half-year performance” for the six-month period to Sept. 30, driven by the company’s core operating-lease business. SMBC has placed aircraft that it has scheduled for delivery in 2018 and 2019.

NAC delivered one ATR 72-600, MSN 1508, to Manta Air on lease

Nordic Aviation Capital (NAC) announced 21 November the delivery of one ATR 72-600, MSN 1508, to Manta Air on lease.

NAC delivered one Embraer E190, MSN 19000218, to Stobart Air on lease

Nordic Aviation Capital (NAC) announced 21 November the delivery of one Embraer E190, MSN 19000218, to Stobart Air on lease.

SMBC Aviation Capital to lease two A320 aircraft to LaudaMotion

Laudamotion announced 21 November the completion of a transaction with SMBC Aviation Capital to lease two Airbus A320 aircraft on behalf of LaudaMotion. The aircraft (MSN 2924 and 2928) are to be leased to LaudaMotion GmbH as part of a series of initiatives to support LaudaMotion’s continued growth. The first of two aircraft was delivered to LaudaMotion last week with the second aircraft due in January 2019 following redelivery from the current operator and completion of certain cabin reconfiguration in line with LaudaMotion’s specifications

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