Ulaanbaatar-based Eznis Airways acquired the Bombardier Q400 through Nordic Aviation Capital, the Denmark-based leasing company.

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Boeing values the order, first announced as a commitment at the Farnborough Airshow in July, at $2.4 billion at current list prices.

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Belavia’s first Embraer 175, which the carrier is leasing from Air Lease Corporation of Los Angeles, will operate on European routes from Minsk National Airport. The second Embraer 175 is scheduled for delivery later this year.

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Island Air, a regional carrier in Hawaii, has signed a letter of intent to lease five ATR 42 turboprop regional airliners. Honolulu-based Island Air signed the lease agreement with Chicago’s Aerway Leasing, LLC.

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This is the second large Airbus A320-family order that ICBC Leasing has placed in 14 months. On June 28, 2011, ICBC Leasing placed a firm order for 42 A320-family aircraft as part of a General Terms Agreement covering 88 A320-family jets.

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The Airbus A330-300 widebodies – which appear to be used aircraft – are scheduled for delivery to AirAsia X in 2013 and 2014.

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U.S. carrier Allegiant Air will begin operating used Airbus A319s in the second quarter of 2013, giving the ultra-low-cost airline a third type – along with the McDonnell Douglas MD-80 and the Boeing 757 – for its fast-growing fleet.

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Ireland-based leasing company Avolon has signed a memorandum of understanding at the Farnborough International Airshow 2012 for 15 Airbus A320neo jets. Avolon becomes a new customer for the Airbus A320neo.

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The July 11 deal includes a previously undisclosed order for five A330s and a new agreement for five additional A330s, representing the first commitment for the newly launched, longer-range A330 which Airbus announced on July 9 at the Farnborough International Airshow 2012.

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Hong Kong-based China Aircraft Leasing Company signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) on July 11, 2012 at the Farnborough International Airshow 2012 for 36 Airbus A320-family aircraft. The commitment includes eight A321s and all 36 aircraft can potentially be fitted with Sharklets.

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Boeing has announced at the Farnborough International Airshow a commitment by lessor Avolon to purchase 10 737 MAX 8s and 5 737 MAX 9s, as well as 10 737-800s.

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Kuwait-based aircraft leasing company ALAFCO has announced a commitment at the Farnborough International Airshow 2012 for 20 Boeing 737 MAX 8s, valued at $1.9 billion at current list prices.

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Boeing has announced at the Farnborough International Airshow a commitment by GE Capital Aviation Services (GECAS), the commercial aircraft leasing and financing arm of General Electric, to purchase 75 737 MAX 8s and 25 737-800s. The manufacturer says it looks forward to working with GECAS to finalize the details... Read more

Southwest Airlines Co. has confirmed that the company, together with its subsidiary AirTran Airways, Inc., has reached an agreement with Delta Air Lines, Inc., and Boeing Capital Corp. to lease or sublease all 88 of AirTran’s Boeing 717 jets to Delta.

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Air Lease Corporation has announced at the Farnborough International Airshow 2012 a firm order for 60 Boeing 737 MAX 8 and 15 737 MAX 9 jets, along with reconfirmation rights for 25 additional 737 MAXs.

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The new light-premium regional sub-brand of Thai Airways International, Thai Smile, took delivery of its first aircraft, an Airbus A320, on Friday, June 28 in Hamburg. The delivery sees the Thai Airways International group become a new operator of the A320 family.

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Dublin-based aircraft leasing company AWAS has delivered the second of two planned Boeing 737-700 passenger jets to Enerjet, a passenger charter operator in Canada.

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Los Angeles-based leasing company International Lease Finance Corporation has delivered a Boeing 737-700 to Eznis Airways. Eznis Airways will use the Boeing 737-700 to expand its international operations and help serve Mongolia’s rapidly growing air traffic demand.

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Bingo Airways’ network is focused on flights from Poland to resort destinations in the Mediterranean countries of Egypt, Turkey, Greece, Spain and Tunisia. Bingo Airways’ bases in Poland will be Warsaw Chopin and Katowice International airports.

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