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BOC Aviation doubles MAX 8-portfolio to eighty

In what often are the end-of-year deals, lessor BOC Aviation has ordered forty more Boeing MAX 8s just three days before 2022 draws to a close. BOC Aviation doubles MAX 8-portfolio to eighty. The latest order doubles BOC’s MAX backlog to eighty aircraft and secures...

ALAFCO’s balance sheet benefits from fleet sale to Macquarie

Kuwaiti lessor ALAFCO will ask for shareholder approval in a special general meeting on December 27 to sell a significant part of its aircraft portfolio to Macquarie AirFinance Group. The transaction, which helps to improve the lessor’s financial position, has been...

SMBC expects to close acquisition of Goshawk within weeks

Dublin-based Japanese lessor SMBC Aviation Capital expects to close the acquisition of Goshawk Aviation in the coming weeks. SMBC announced the acquisition in May and said then it would be closed in the second half of the year. SMBC will pay $6.7 billion for Goshawk...

New Saudi lessor AviLease delivers first aircraft to flynas

UPDATE - New Saudi Arabian aircraft lessor AviLease has delivered its first two aircraft to an airline customer. Saudi low-cost carrier flynas took delivery of its first two Airbus A320neo’s, with ten more to follow this year and in 2023. New Saudi lessor AviLease...