Bouillion Aviation Services has leased two new Airbus A319s to Mexicana Airlines. The first aircraft has been delivered and the second is scheduled to arrive this month. US low-fares carrier JetBlue Airways has converted two Airbus A320 options, bringing the airline's total tally of firm orders to 79 aircraft. The International Aero Engines V2500-powered aircraft will be delivered in December 2002 and May 2003. Kazakhstan-based Air Astana has taken one new Boeing 737-700 and two ex-Sun Country 737s (one -700 and one -800) on five-year leases from International Lease Finance (ILFC). LOT Polish Airlines has completed a sale-and-leaseback transaction with GE Capital Aviation Services for 10 Boeing 737s. Spanish carrier Air Plus Comet has leased two ex-Oman Air Airbus A310-300s from ILFC on six-year terms. Amsterdam-based IEM Air-finance has leased two Boeing 757-200s to Air Anatolia.

Source: Flight International