Crossair is leasing a Saab 340 to Aerolitoral Mexico for five years. JMC Airlines has concluded a lease deal with CIT Aerospace for two Rolls-Royce Trent 772B-powered Airbus A330-200s for delivery this October and in March 2002. National Aircraft Services has purchased three McDonnell Douglas DC-8-60 freighters from Kitty Hawk International in a deal arranged by Fortis Aviation. SAS regional subsidiary Air Botnia is to acquire five ex-SAS Commuter Saab 2000s from Saab Aircraft Leasing. Deliveries will begin in March, with the 47-seaters replacing 32-seat Saab 340s. Thai Airways International's board has re-approved the purchase of two Boeing 747-400s for delivery to the state-owned carrier in May and June. Boullioun Aviation Services has announced several lease placements: a Boeing 737-700 to Midway Airlines; a 737-800 to CityBird; four Airbus A319-100s to Canada 3000 Airlines; an A320-200 to Dragonair; and a used 737-400 to Asia Airlines.

Source: Flight International