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Hong Kong Airlines Welcomes First A350

Hong Kong Airlines has taken delivery of its maiden Airbus A350-941, B-LGA (c/n 124).  The aircraft has been leased from AerCap and is the first of 21 the airline is acquiring. Zhang Kui, Co-Chairman of Hong Kong Airlines said: “We

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E190-E2s for Air Astana

Kazakh national carrier Air Astana has agreed long-term leases for five Embraer E190-E2s with AerCap.  Deliveres of the second-generation E-Jets, which come from the lessor’s existing order book, will begin in Q4 2018. Peter Foster, President and CEO of Air

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A321LRs for Air Transat

Canadian leisure carrier Air Transat has agreed to lease ten Airbus A321LRs from AerCap.  The aircraft, which are being acquired on 12-year leases, will replace the airline’s A310s, which will gradually be retired.  All ten A321LRs will be delivered between

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Additional 777 for Austrian

Austrian Airlines has signed a lease agreement with AerCap for a single Boeing 777-200ER.  The aircraft, OE-LPF (c/n 28692), which was formerly with Aeroméxico, is due to be delivered in January 2018. AerCap President and CCO Philip Scruggs said, “The

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Wamos Adds Capacity

Spanish ACMI operator Wamos Air has leased an additional Airbus A330-200 from AerCap. The 2003-vintage jet, which is powered by Rolls-Royce engines, will be delivered to the Madrid-based airline in June. AerCap President and Chief Commercial Officer Philip Scruggs said,

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A350 Debut for Air Caraïbes

French Caribbean carrier Air Caraïbes has taken delivery of its first Airbus A350 XWB.  The jet, F-HHAV (c/n 082) – acquired on lease from AerCap – was handed over to the Les Abymes, Guadeloupe-based airline on February 28 during a

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Asian Duo Get Maiden A320neos

Two Asian carriers have taken delivery of their first Airbus A320neos. Airbus A320-271 B-8545 (c/n 6975) was handed over to China Southern Airlines from the manufacturer’s Hamburg/Finkenwerder facility on December 14. It was followed two days later by B-8637 (c/n 7129). 

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Milestone Dreamliner Delivery

In a triple celebration, Boeing has delivered the 500th 787 Dreamliner to roll off its production lines. The aircraft, F-HRBA (c/n 38769), is also the first 787-9 for Air France and the 50th example for Netherlands-based lessor AerCap.  The Air

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Volaris Welcomes First Neo

Mexican carrier Volaris has received its maiden Airbus A320neo, making it the first North American airline to operate the latest generation jet. The aircraft, N528VL (c/n 7051), is one of ten A320neos Volaris is leasing via AerCap, along with six

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Cathay Joins the A350 Club

Cathay Pacific Airways has become the sixth airline to take delivery of the Airbus A350 XWB.  Its first aircraft, B-LRA (c/n 029), will be operated under a long-term lease agreement from the Dutch lessor AerCap.  The jet, featuring the carrier’s

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