Luxembourg, November 17, 2017 – Vallair announces the purchase of one Airbus A319, MSN639, from Aigle Azur (FR).
The aircraft was delivered by Aigle Azur crews and its CEO in person to Vallair’s logistics, R&O and teardown facility in Chateauroux, France. Both Vallair and Aigle Azur’s CEOs were on-board of the short flight that was operated from Orly, France.
, President and CEO, said: “We are very pleased to have closed this deal with Aigle Azur. It reaffirms our confidence in the A319 aircraft, and will help to support our internal requirements and projected growth.”
, President & CEO of Aigle Azur, says: “This particular airplane was Aigle Azur’s oldest bird and it was important for us to ensure a proper and efficient phase out. We know and enjoy working with our colleagues and friends at Vallair since years and are consequently very happy to have closed this deal with Vallair, here in Europe, as their reactivity, their knowledge and experience related to end of service aircraft is unmatched”.
This latest transaction further solidifies Vallair’s strong position in the aviation asset management business, and comes on top of over 50 narrow-body aircraft purchases in recent years.
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Note to Editors:
is a fast-growing aviation company with uniquely integrated capabilities in support of end of service aircraft, engines and major components. With six complementary business units (trading & leasing, aircraft teardown, aircraft MRO, engines, aero-structures, and cargo conversions), Vallair offers aircraft operators and owners around the world cost effective solutions to extend the life of their assets. Built on engineering excellence, best in class customer support, and a passion for aviation, Vallair is committed to making sure “end of service does not mean end of life”.
Vallair’s Aircraft Trading & Leasing Business Unit: A leading player in the trading and leasing of A320 family, ATR and B737 aircraft, Vallair actively pursues transactions that enable operators around world to meet their demand safely and cost-effectively.
More information can be found on the company’s website at www.vallair.aero
About Aigle Azur:
Founded in 1946 Aigle Azur is the second largest French airline based in Paris Orly. With 70 years of history the airline is focused on the Mediterranean, European, and African routes. With more than 300 scheduled flights per week to 25 destinations, Aigle Azur transports nearly 2 million passengers per year.
Over the years Aigle Azur has succeed to remain faithful to its value of hospitality and friendliness by connecting people, continents and cultures.
Today, Aigle Azur flies to Algeria, Germany, Lebanon, Mali, Portugal, Russia and Senegal over 6 French cities. These destinations are operated with Airbus A319 and A320 aircrafts.
More information on www.aigleazur.com