Category Archives: Lease companies

Boeing launches 737 MAX 10

Boeing has officially launched the 737 MAX 10 as the newest member of the 737 MAX family at the 2017 Paris Air Show. Boeing claims that the 737 MAX 10 will have the lowest seat-mile cost of any single-aisle airplane produced so far. Design changes for the MAX 10 include a fuselage stretch of 66 […]

Airbus expansion at TAP Portugal

BOC Aviation Limited has ordered four new Airbus A320neo Family aircraft (including A320 and A321 variants) and two new Airbus A330-900 aircraft for lease to TAP Portugal. All six Airbus aircraft will be delivered between 2018 and 2020. TAP’s total fleet renewal plan includes 53 new Airbus NEO Family aircraft. The airline currently flies an […]

Air Caraïbes receives A350

French Caribbean airline Air Caraïbes has taken delivery of its first Airbus A350-900. The aircraft is leased from AerCap. The new jetliner will begin commercial services on 2 March flying from Paris Orly to Pointe-à-Pitre and Fort-de-France on 2 March. This A350-900 can accommodate 389 passengers in a three-class configuration, (18 business, 45 Premium Economy […]

Airlink orders five Embraer E-Jets

Regional airline Airlink (South Africa) has ordered five Embraer E-Jets: three E170s and two E190s. The aircraft will be leased from ECC Leasing, a wholly-owned Embraer subsidiary. Airlink will receive the first aircraft in the first half of 2017. The airline already operates a large fleet of ERJ-135 and ERJ-145 aircraft, and in December 2016, […]

GECAS and Travel Service order more Boeing 737 MAX 8s

GE Capital Aviation Services (GECAS), the commercial aircraft leasing and financing arm of General Electric, has signed a contract for 75 Boeing 737 MAX 8 airplanes. The order was already booked in December. It is a follow-on order, which increases the GECAS firm order book for the 737 MAX to 170 airplanes, the largest of […]

First ATR 72-600 for Trujet

Trujet (India) has become a new ATR 72-600 operator. The airline has received its first brand-new ATR, which is leased from Dubai Aerospace Enterprise (DAE). The aircraft is configured with 70 seats. It joins Trujet’s current fleet of three ATR 72-500s. The airline started operations in July 2015 with ATR aircraft. The new aircraft supports […]

Island Air receives first Q400

Island Air (Hawaii) has received the first of three Bombardier Q400 turboprop aircraft, delivered via Irish leasing company Elix Aviation Capital Limited. The aircraft has a 78-seat configuration and fits in the fleet renewal and expansion strategy of the airline. Island Air currently flies five ATR-72-212 aircraft. Bombardier has recorded firm orders for a total […]

And two more A320neo operators

Apart from to ANA All Nippon Airways, Airbus has delivered first A320neo aircraft this week to China Southern Airlines and HK Express (Hong Kong). For HK Express it is the first of twelve A320neos, all leased from Arctic Aviation Assets (Norway). The airline flies the A320neo with 188 seats in an all-economy interior and has […]