Used jet aircraft transactions: 4-11 August 2014

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Virgo Investment acquires 737-700s from FLY Leasing

Private equity Virgo Investment Group has acquired four Boeing 737-700s equipped with CFM56-7B22 engines from operating lessor FLY Leasing.

The aircraft (28011, 28012, 28088, 28089) have leases attached to Brazil’s GOL.

Two units were built in 1998 while the remaining two were manufactured in 2002.

FLY announced the transaction on 12 June saying the aircraft had an average age of 14 years and that the sale generated a gain over the net book values.

Virgo Investment Group agreed a $27 million secured loan facility with CIT Group to finance the acquisition.

Air Calin leased an Airbus A320 (3547) aircraft with V2527-A5 engines from Wombat 3547 Leasing Pty (AerCap). The 2008-vintage aircraft was previously operated by Jetstar.

Air Cargo Global leased a Boeing 747-400SF (24312) aircraft with PW4056 engines from Avion Aircraft Trading. The 1992-vintage aircraft was previously operated by Air Cargo Germany.

Air Italy leased a Boeing 737-800 (30477) aircraft with CFM56-7B24 engines from Macquarie AirFinance. The 2001-vintage aircraft was previously operated by GOL.

Anadolu Jet leased a Boeing 737-800 (32363) aircraft with CFM56-7B26 engines from USEB Aircraft. The 2002-vintage aircraft was previously operated by Garuda Indonesia.

Anadolu Jet leased a Boeing 737-800 (32693) aircraft with CFM56-7B26 engines from GECAS. The 2002-vintage aircraft were previously operated by Spicejet.

Bangkok Airways leased an Airbus A320 (2600) aircraft with V2527-A5 engines from SMBC Aviation Capital. The 2005-vintage aircraft was previously operated by Jetstar.

BH Air leased an Airbus A330-200 (0255) aircraft with PW4168A engines from AWAS. The 1999-vintage aircraft was previously operated by Jordan Aviation.

Conviasa wetleased a Boeing 767-200 (23213) aircraft with JT9D-7R4D engines from Dynamic Jet Lease. The 1985-vintage aircraft was last operated by Japan Airlines.

East Air leased an Airbus A320 (0373) aircraft with V2500-A1 engines from Andjet Havacilik ve Seyehat. The 1992-vintage aircraft was previously operated by Jetran International.

FedEx agreed to purchase a Boeing 757-200 (26694) aircraft with PW2037 engines from United Airlines. The 1993-vintage aircraft was operated by United Airlines since new.

Fly Allways purchased a Fokker 70 (11570) aircraft with Tay 620-15 engines from KLM Royal Dutch Airlines. The 1996-vintage aircraft was operated by KLM Cityhopper since 1998.

Iberia Express leased an Airbus A320 (1198) aircraft with CFM56-5B4/P engines from GECAS. The 2000-vintage aircraft was previously operated by Meridiana.

Kalitta Air leased a Boeing 747-400SF (34017) aircraft with CF6-80C2B1F engines from Nippon Cargo Airlines. The 2006-vintage aircraft was operated by Nippon Cargo Airlines since new.

Livingston wetleased an Airbus A320 (2118) aircraft with V2527E-A5 engines from White. The 2003-vintage aircraft was previously operated by Bingo Airways.

Royal Air Maroc subleased a Boeing 737-400 (26302) aircraft with CFM56-3C1 engines from AirExplore. The 1994-vintage aircraft was previously operated by Meridiana.

Southwest Airlines leased two Boeing 737-700 (30244, 30249) aircraft with CFM56-7B24 engines from AWAS. The 2002-vintage aircraft were previously operated by Enerjet.

VivaAerobus leased an Airbus A320 (2908) aircraft with V2527-A5 engines from AWAS. The 2006-vintage aircraft was previously operated by SriLankan Airlines.

White leased an Airbus A320 (2118) aircraft with V2527E-A5 engines from MCAP Europe. The 2003-vintage aircraft was previously operated by Bingo Airways.