Used turboprop aircraft transactions: 22-29 April 2013

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Blue Bird Aviation purchases another Q400

Blue Bird Aviation acquired a Bombardier Q400 (4056) aircraft with PW150A engines. The 2002-vintage aircraft was operated by Augsburg Airways since new.

The transaction follows the acquisition of another ex-Augsburg Airways Q400 (4066) earlier this month.

Flightglobal's Ascend Online database says Blue Bird Aviation's fleet now includes seven Q400/400Fs.

Aer Arann Regional leased an ATR 72-200 (509) aircraft with PW124B engines from Danish Air Transport. The 1997-vintage aircraft was previously operated by Cimber Sterling.

Avior Airlines purchased a Fokker F50 (20187) aircraft with PW125B engines from Stockholm Aircraft Finance in a transaction arranged by Aircraft Financing and Trading. The 1990-vintage aircraft was previously operated by Air Astana.