NAC acquires two ATR 72s from Azerbaijan Airlines

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Nordic Aviation Capital has completed the purchase of Azerbaijan Airlines' entire ATR fleet with the purchase of the of the final two ATR 72-500s.

The aircraft (MSN 799, 818) were built in 2008. They follow the acquisition of two ATR 42-500s, (667 and 689), that were built in 2007 and 2008 as well as two ATR 72-500s, (761, 789) in the final quarter of 2012.

The operating lessor also placed an ATR 72-500 under an operating lease contract with French carrier Airlinair.

The 2008-vintage aircraft (MSN 789) follows the placement of another ex-Azerbaijan Airlines ATR 72-500 (761) aircraft in February.