AWAS adds 24 aircraft to the portfolio

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Operating lessor AWAS ended the third quarter to 31 August with 24 more aircraft than its balance at 31 November 2012.

AWAS had 265 aircraft in its fleet with a net book value of $8.6 billion at quarter-end, compared with 241 aircraft with a net book value of $7.6 billion nine months earlier.

The lessor's fleet comprised 216 narrowbody aircraft, representing 82% of the portfolio by the percentage of units, while widebody aircraft accounted for the remaining 18%.

Of this amount, 253 units were passenger aircraft and the remaineder were freighters.