Jet deals - 7 May

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Source: Flightglobal.com
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BCC purchases A340-600s from China Eastern Airlines

Boeing Capital is acquiring five Airbus A340-600s from China Eastern Airlines as part of the airline's 20 Boeing 777-300ER aircraft order.

According to Flightglobal's Ascend Online database, three aircraft (MSNs 468, 488 and 514) were manufactured in 2003. The remaining two aircraft (MSNs 577 and 586) were built in 2004.

The aircraft, which are equipped with Trent 556-61 engines, are expected to be delivered to Boeing in stages from 2014 to 2015, depending on the delivery dates of each 777

China Eastern says the unaudited book value of the A340-600s was approximately Yuan 4.466 billion ($710 million) at 27 April 2012.

The airline also has three A340-300s on lease from ICBC Leasing and Bank of Communications Leasing and owns one aircraft of the type. The four 1996/97-vintage A340-300s are currently in storage.

Air Lease Corp. purchased a Boeing 777-300ER (33501) aircraft with GE90-115B engines from Macquarie Aviation. The 2005-vintage aircraft is on lease to Emirates Airline through 2017.

AeroMéxico Connect leased an Embraer 170 (17000046) aircraft with CF34-8E5 engines from Republic Airways. The 2005-vintage aircraft was operated by Republic Airways since new.

Air Onix Airlines leased a Boeing 737-300 (28873) aircraft with CFM56-3C1 engines from GECAS. The 1997-vintage aircraft was previously operated by Estonian Air.

ATRAN Cargo Airlines leased a Boeing 737-400SF (28663) aircraft with CFM56-3C1 engines from Aviation Capital Group. The 1997-vintage aircraft was previously operated as a passenger aircraft by China Xinhua Airlines.

Carpatair leased a Boeing 737-300 (29058) aircraft with CFM56-3C1 engines from Deutsche Structured Finance. The 1997-vintage aircraft was previously operated by Czech Connect Airlines.

EC Air wetleased a Boeing 757-200 (25807) aircraft with RB211-535E4 engines from Privatair. The 1994-vintage aircraft was previously operated by OpenSkies.

El Al leased a Boeing 737-800 (30466) aircraft with CFM56-7B27 engines from Croydon Co Ltd. The 2000-vintage aircraft was previously operated by Thomson Airways.

Niki wetleased an Airbus A320 (4743) aircraft with CFM56-5B4/3 engines from Air Berlin. The 2011-vintage aircraft was operated by Air Berlin since last year.

MCAP Europe purchased a new Airbus A320 (5115) aircraft with CFM56-5B4/3 PIP engines from Niki. The aircraft was placed on lease to OLT Express Poland.

Mongolian Airlines leased one Airbus A319 (1706) aircraft with CFM56-5B4/P engines from Aviation Capital Group. The 2002-vintage aircraft was previously operated by Mexicana.

OLT Express Poland subleased an Airbus A320 (2619) aircraft with CFM56-5B4/P engines from Air Berlin 4. LeaseLux S.a.r.l. The 2005-vintage aircraft was previously operated by Air Berlin.

Sichuan Airlines signed a four-year extension on one Airbus A319 (2431) aircraft with V2524-A5 engines from Air Lease Corp. The 2005-vintage aircraft was purchased by Air Lease Corp in 2010 from Aviation Capital Group.

Ural Airlines leased an Airbus A320 (2278) aircraft with CFM56-5B4/P engines from ILFC. The 2004-vintage aircraft was previously operated by Air Arabia.

Merpati Nusantara leased a Boeing 737-400 (26334) aircraft with CFM56-3C1 engines from ILFC. The 1996-vintage aircraft was previously operated by Hainan Airlines.

MetroJet leased two Airbus A321 (0663, 0787) aircraft with V2533-A5 engines from ILFC. The 1997/98-vintage aircraft was previously operated by Onur Air.

TAG Aviation (Stansted) purchased a Boeing 737-400 (24688) aircraft with CFM56-3C1 engines from GECAS. The 1990-vintage aircraft was previously operated by Axis Airways.

VivaColumbia leased an Airbus A320 (1725) aircraft with CFM56-5B4/P engines from RBS Aviation Capital. The 2002-vintage aircraft was previously operated by USA 3000 Airlines.

Volotea Airlines leased a Boeing 717-200 (55172) aircraft with BR715A engines from BCC Equipment Leasing. The 2003-vintage aircraft was previously operated by MexicanaClick.

Vueling Airlines leased an Airbus A320 (1914) aircraft with V2527-A5 engines from ILFC. The 2002-vintage aircraft was previously operated by Spanair.

Wideroe wetleased a Bombardier CRJ200LR (7975) aircraft with CF34-3B1 engines from Air Nostrum. The 2004-vintage aircraft is owned by Natixis Lease.