Aircraft Deals

ATSG and Air Canada Agree to Sale-Leaseback of 2 Boeing 767 Aircraft

Air Transport Services Group’s Cargo Aircraft Management subsidiary agreed to purchase two Boeing 767-300ER aircraft from Air Canada of Montreal, convert them from passenger to freighter configuration and lease them back to Air Canada. read more

AerCap Signs $8.3B in Transactions in 2020

During 2020, AerCap signed financing transactions for approximately $8.3 billion and signed lease agreements for 97 aircraft. The company also purchased 36 new aircraft and executed sale transactions for 46 aircraft. read more

JetBlue Takes Delivery of First Airbus A220-300 Aircraft

JetBlue took delivery of its first Airbus A220-300 aircraft. It is the first of 70 A220 aircraft JetBlue has on order, which will be phased in to ultimately replace JetBlue's existing fleet of 60 Embraer 190 aircraft. read more

Air Lease Delivers Airbus A320-200neo Aircraft to Peach

Air Lease delivered one new Airbus A320-200neo aircraft on long-term lease to Peach Aviation Limited (Japan). This aircraft, featuring CFM International LEAP-1A engines, is the first of two new A320-200neo aircraft delivering this December from Air Lease’s order book with Airbus. read more

Alaska Airlines Boosts 737 MAX Orders and Options to 120 Jets

Alaska Airlines will buy 23 more 737-9 airplanes from Boeing, building on its original order and an agreement last month to acquire new 737-9s through lease. The new deal brings Alaska Airlines' total 737 MAX orders and options to 120 airplanes. read more

Icelandair Enters Sale/Leaseback Agreement with SKY Leasing

Icelandair entered into an agreement with Sky Aero Management (SKY Leasing) regarding a sale and leaseback of two Boeing 737 MAX9 aircraft. The aircraft are expected for delivery in Q2/21. The lease period for each aircraft will be 12 years. read more

Air Lease Places New Airbus A321-200neo with Pegasus Airlines

Air Lease entered a long-term lease agreement for one new Airbus A321-200neo aircraft with Pegasus Airlines in Turkey. Pegasus Airlines also confirmed to sell four young Boeing 737-800 aircraft to Air Lease as part of a sale-leaseback transaction. read more

Voyager Aviation Converts Operating Lease for 747-8F to Finance Lease

Voyager Aviation Holdings entered into an agreement with AirBridgeCargo Airlines to convert the operating lease on one of Voyager’s’ 747-8F aircraft into a finance lease. read more

CDB Aviation Purchases and Leases Back Nine 737 MAX Aircraft to WestJet

CDB Aviation completed the financing for eight of the nine Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft under the purchase and leaseback agreement with Calgary, AB-based carrier WestJet. The ninth aircraft is anticipated to close this month. read more

Jetcraft Commercial to Market Sub-Lease of 11 Aircraft from airBaltic

Jetcraft Commercial, the commercial aircraft division of global aircraft trading firm Jetcraft, was retained to exclusively market the sub-lease of 11 Dash 8-400 NextGen aircraft from airBaltic. read more

Air Lease Announces Lease Placement of 13 New Boeing 737 Aircraft with Alaska Airlines

Air Lease announced long-term lease placements for 13 new Boeing 737-9 new technology aircraft with Alaska Airlines. These new aircraft are scheduled to deliver between the second half of 2021 through the end of 2022 from Air Lease’s order book with Boeing. read more

CDB Aviation Brings Next Generation A330 P2F Freighter to Market

CDB Aviation entered a new partnership with Germany-based EFW GmbH to conduct the passenger-to-freighter conversion of two Airbus A330-300 aircraft in 2021, which will be available for lease to airline customers beginning in early 2022. read more

AE Industrial Partners Completes Sale-Leaseback Transaction with Allegiant Air

AE Industrial Partners completed a sale and leaseback transaction with Allegiant Air involving four Airbus A319 aircraft. The transaction is the firm's first aircraft leasing transaction made from its AE Industrial Partners aerospace opportunities fund. read more

Thora Hires Managing Director, Advises on Sale-Leaseback of Three Helicopters

Thora Capital hired Marc Schechter as managing director. The firm also advised an investor group on the consummation of a helicopter acquisition and leaseback involving three Airbus EC135s. read more

ATSG Delivers Boeing 767 Freighter to Cargojet

Cargo Aircraft Management, Air Transport Services Group’s leasing subsidiary, delivered a converted Boeing 767-300ER freighter to Cargojet Airways of Mississauga, Canada, under the terms of a seven-year lease agreement. read more

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