Air Lease completed long-term lease placements for two used Airbus A320-200 aircraft with Qanot Sharq Airlines (Uzbekistan). The aircraft are scheduled to be delivered this March. This will be the first two aircraft in the fleet of the Uzbekistan-based startup airline.
“ALC is pleased to announce this lease placement of two A320-200s with Qanot Sharq Airlines,” AJ Abedin, vice president of marketing for Air Lease, said. “We have worked closely with the Qanot Sharq executive team and are thrilled to participate in the launch of the first Uzbek startup airline through the placement of their first two aircraft.”
“We are honored and excited to work with one of the largest aircraft leasing companies in the world to assist with the launch of our airline,” Nosir Abdugafarov, owner of Qanot Sharq Airlines, said. “These two A320-200s are scheduled to deliver in March and will be the first two aircraft in Qanot Sharq’s fleet, ensuring the highest standard of safety and comfort for our passengers.”
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