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Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 7 February

Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 7 February

CDB Aviation Completes Deliveries of Seven 737 MAX Aircraft to Brazil’s GOL

CDB Aviation announced the delivery of the last of seven Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft to GOL. The aircraft, configured with a 186-seat layout, incorporating both GOL+Conforto and GOL Premium class seats, were delivered from the lessor’s orderbook with Boeing as part of the lease agreements originally signed with the carrier in 2020. CDB Aviation’s Head of Commercial, Americas Luís da Silva stated “The 737 MAX is expected to transform GOL’s fleet, providing significant efficiency gains, while supporting deeper penetration into existing markets and new opportunities for expansion.”

GOL and Castlelake secure financing for a Boeing 737 MAX order

GOL Linhas Aereas Inteligentes completed a deal of securing up to $600 million with Castlelake LP to finance the buyout of  12 new Boeing 737 MAX aircraft. The deal will include 10 finance leases and two sale-leasebacks. GOL CEO Paulo Kakinoff stated “With favourable market conditions for new MAX aircraft and our strong partnership with Boeing, as one of its largest customers, these aircraft further advance our market leadership position”.

NAC delivered one ATR 72-600 to Air Serbia on lease

Nordic Aviation Capital (NAC) announced the delivery of ATR 72-600, MSN 1259, to Air Serbia on lease.

NAC delivered one ATR 72-600, MSN 1257, to Loganair on lease

Nordic Aviation Capital (NAC) announced the delivery of one ATR 72-600, MSN 1257, to Loganair on a long-term operating lease. The 72-seat ATR, which will be registered G-LMTC and named Clan Cairns in service with Loganair, will become the airline’s ninth ATR and form part of its continuing fleet renewal programme.

VAH Announces the Appointment of CFO

Voyager Aviation Holdings, LLC (VAH) announced the appointment of Sean Ewing as its Chief Financial Officer. VAH CEO & President Mike Lungariello stated “Over the past year, VAH has made significant strides in strengthening our balance sheet, strengthening our current customer relationships, and developing new ones. Sean’s finance expertise and experience within the industry couldn’t come at a better time as it will help build on this progress. Sean’s addition to our executive team positions us well as we enter into this exciting new stage of growth.”

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