Allegiant Air purchased a McDonnell Douglas MD-83 (49401) with JT8D-219 engines from JT Power. The 1987-vintage aircraft was acquired in March by JT Power from FlyNordic and had a six-month lease attached.
Aurora Aviation acquired a total of three Boeing 737-300s (23366, 24245, 24246) with CFM56-3B1 engines from BCI Aircraft Leasing. MSN 23366 is a 1985-vintage aircraft that has a lease attached to Vision Air. MSN 24245 and 24246 are 1988-vintage aircraft that has a lease attached to United Airlines through July 2008.
Champion Air acquired an Embraer ERJ-145EP (84) with AE3007A1-2 engines from Luxair. The 1998-vintage aircraft will be transferred to NASCAR, which now operates two aircraft.
Kunpeng Airlines received a third Bombardier CRJ-100ER (7228) with CF34-3A1 engines from Mesa Air Group.
Nordic Aviation Contractor purchased two Boeing 737-200s (23517, 23605) with JT8D-15A engines from BCI Aircraft Leasing. Both 1986-vintage ex-Delta Air Lines aircraft have a lease attached to UAE’s operator Ave.com.
Top Flight Holdings acquired one Boeing 747-400 aircraft (26473) with PW4056 engines. Top Flight Holdings is a company controlled by Babcock & Brown Aircraft Management. JetWorks Leasing arranged the sale on behalf of a group of institutional investors. US Bank NA Trustee is the owner trustee. The 1993-vintage aircraft is on lease to United Air Lines through January 2019.
US Airways extended the lease for one Boeing 757-200 (22209) aircraft with RB211-535E4 engines from Orix Aviation. The 1984-vintage ex-America West Airlines aircraft is now on lease through September 2009.
Vision Airlines leased a second Fairchild Dornier 328JETs (3179) with PW306B engines from Jetran International. The 2001-vintage ex-ACA aircraft was acquired by Jetran International in August 2006 from 328 Support Services.
VGS Aircraft Holdings acquired two Boeing 737-500s (24900, 25176) with CFM56 engines from GECAS. Both 1991-vintage aircraft were placed by GECAS to Aerolineas Argentinas last year and have leases attached until March and June 2011, respectively. Both aircraft were financed by NordLB.