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Waha Capital (UAE) Delivers Four CRJ900s ...

posted Oct 19, 2010, 2:32 AM by Elaine Bell

Aviator.aero Daily News

18 OCT 2010

Waha Capital (UAE) delivers four CRJ900s to SkyWest Airlines (US) on long-term operating leases. Aircraft to be used by one of SkyWest’s affiliates.

IATA reports Middle East and North Africa is fastest growing region, with capacity increasing by 13.2 percent in first 7 months of 2010.

Jetscape (US) purchases of two new E190AR from Embraer for lease to Gulf Air (Bahrain). Jetscape’s senior debt financing for these aircraft was provided by DVB Bank.

Yemen and Bahrain sign MOU to air services agreement, accepting Felix Airways and Yemen Airways also Bahrain Air and Gulf Air as national carriers, with permission to operate any number of flights between countries as well as fifth freedom flights for intermediate and beyond points.

AWAS Aviation Capital (Ireland) closes private placement of US$600 million in aggregate principal amount of its 7.0 percent senior secured notes due 2016. Portion of proceeds used to repay existing indebtedness, with remainder expected to be used to finance purchase of new build aircraft and for general corporate purposes.

Embraer certifies facilities of Tianjin Airlines (China) as first authorized service center for airline market in China. Facility to carry out line and heavy maintenance for ERJ145 and E190s.

Thomas Aviation Services (US) lists three DHC8-200 and one J32, also updates updates listings for one DHC8-200, two SF340A, five J31 and one J32, all available for sale with immediate delivery. See www.aviator.aero for details.

Nigerian CAA is processing application forms of nine new airlines for AOC, which are: Sky Bird, Axiom, Top Brass, Apex, Freedom, First Nation, Private Airline, West Coast and Ramaniya.

Egyptair Maitenance & Engineering signs technical cooperation agreement with Petro Air (Libya) to provide line, base maintenance and overhaul to carrier’s fleet of E170s.