Used jet aircraft transactions: 18-25 March 2013

London
Source: Flightglobal.com
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Kahala acquires ex-Norwegian 737 for conversion

Kahala Aviation has added a Boeing 737-300 aircraft to its portfolio. The 1988-vintage aircraft (MSN 24256) was acquired off-lease from operating leasing company BBAM.

The aircraft, which was last operated by Norwegian, is expected to be converted into a freighter.

Aer Lingus agreed to lease an Airbus A319 (3054) aircraft with CFM56-5B5/P engines from SMBC Aviation Capital. The 2007-vintage aircraft was previously operated by Iberia.

Air Indus leased two Boeing 737-300 (27469, 27910) aircraft with CFM56-3C1 engines from AerSale. The 1997-vintage aircraft were previously operated by Air Nigeria.

Air Transport International leased a Boeing a Boeing 757-200C (24451) aircraft with RB211-535E4 engines from Cargo Aircraft Management. The 1989-vintage aircraft was last operated by Ryan International Airlines as a passenger aircraft.

Arik Air agreed to lease an Airbus A330-200 (891) aircraft with PW4168A engines from Pembroke Group. The 2008-vintage aircraft was previously operated by Kingfisher Airlines.

Air Berlin agreed to lease an Airbus A330-200 (822) aircraft with PW4168A engines from ILFC. The 2007-vintage aircraft was previously operated by MeridianaFly.

Avianca Brazil leased an Airbus A318 (3606) aircraft with PW6122A engines from Airbus Financial Services. The 2008-vintage aircraft was previously operated by LAN Airlines.

Commercial Aircraft Services purchased a Boeing 747-200SF (23300) aircraft with CF6-50E2 engines from Atlas Air. The 1985-vintage aircraft was operated by Atlas Air since new.

Centurion Air Cargo leased a Boeing MD11 (48427) aircraft with CF6-80C2D1F engines from AWAS. The 1991-vintage aircraft was previously operated by CargoItalia.

Dart Group purchased a Boeing 737-800 (28177) aircraft with CFM56-7B27 engines from Killick Aerospace. The 1998-vintage aircraft was previously operated by Austrian.

Eaglexpress Air Charter (Malaysia) leased a Boeing 747-400 (25628) aircraft with CF6-80C2B1F engines from Citicorp North America. The 1992-vintage aircraft was previously operated by Orient Thai Airlines.

Express Airways agreed to lease an Airbus A320 (0415) aircraft with V2500-A1 engines from TAF 2000-1 ABS portfolio. The 1994-vintage aircraft was previously operated by Wow Air.

Falko Regional Aircraft purchased six Boeing 717 (55092, 55093, 55094, 55095, 55096, 55097) aircraft with BR715A engines from Fly Leasing. The 2011-vintage aircraft have a lease attached to Qantas to 2017, according to Flightglobal's Ascend Online database.

Jet2 leased a Boeing 737-800 (28177) aircraft with CFM56-7B27 engines from Dart Group. The 1998-vintage aircraft was previously operated by Austrian.

Nasair wetleased a Boeing 747-400 (25628) aircraft with CF6-80C2B1F engines from Eaglexpress Air Charter. The 1992-vintage aircraft was previously operated by Orient Thai Airlines.

Nova Airways purchased a Bombardier CRJ200 (7662) aircraft with CF34-3B1 engines from Eagle Aviation. The 2002-vintage aircraft was operated by MexicanaLink.

SAS agreed to lease a Boeing 737-700 (32737) aircraft with CFM56-7B22 engines from GECAS. The 2002-vintage aircraft was previously operated by Cimber Sterling.

Shaheen Air International agreed to lease a Boeing 737-400 (25164) aircraft with CFM56-3C1 engines from Castle 2003-1C. The 1993-vintage aircraft was previously operated by LOT Polish Airlines.

Sky Airline agreed to lease an Airbus A319 (2436) aircraft with CFM56-5B5/P engines from SMBC Aviation Capital. The 2005-vintage aircraft was previously operated by Easyjet.

Sun Express agreed to wetlease a Boeing 737-800 (27981) aircraft with CFM56- 7B27 engines from TuiFly. The 1997-vintage aircraft was previously operated by Air Berlin.

Syphax Airlines agreed to lease an Airbus A330-200 (348) aircraft with Trent 772B-60 engines from ILFC. The 2000-vintage aircraft was previously operated by Emirates Airline.

TAME agreed to lease an Airbus A319 (0949) aircraft with CFM56-5B6/P engines from AerCap. The 1998-vintage aircraft was previously operated by Hamburg Airways.

Thomas Cook Airlines agreed to lease an Airbus A330-200 (398) aircraft with Trent 772B-60 engines from Aviation Capital Group. The 2001-vintage aircraft was previously operated by BMI.

Trans States Airlines leased two Embraer 145LR (145281, 145408) aircraft with AE3007-A1 engines from GECAS. The 2000/01-vintage aircraft were previously operated by Passaredo Transportes Aereos.

Ural Airlines agreed to lease two Airbus A319 (1884, 1901) aircraft with CFM56-5B6/P engines from ILFC. The 2002/03-vintage aircraft were previously operated by Gulf Air.

VX Capital purchased a Boeing 737-500 (26527) aircraft with CFM56-3C1 engines from Royal Air Maroc. The 1993-vintage aircraft was operated by Royal Air Maroc since new.