Nordic Aviation Capital (NAC) confirmed that it has completed the acquisition of a 25 aircraft portfolio from Air Lease Corporation (ALC).
The portfolio comprises 23 ATR 72-600 and 2 ATR 42-600 aircraft leased to 9 airlines globally. These 25 aircraft increase NAC’s total fleet to 380 aircraft and serves to further establish its position as the world’s largest regional aircraft lessor.
“We are delighted to have completed this transaction with ALC. They have worked hard to build an impressive client list and NAC is proud to add to its growing list of international clients. We look forward to serving the needs of our new clients and further expanding our relationship with our existing clients,” said Martin Møller, Chairman of Nordic Aviation Capital.
NAC is the industry’s leading regional aircraft lessor serving over 70 airline customers in 46 countries.The company provides aircraft to well-established carriers such as Air Canada, British Airways, LOT, Air Berlin, Azul, Garuda, Flybe, HOP!, air Baltic and Olympic Air as well as major regional carriers including Air Nostrum, Widerøe, Jet Time, Etihad Regional, Binter and Air KBZ. NAC’s current fleet of over 345 owned and 35 managed aircraft includes, ATR 42, ATR 72, Bombardier Dash 8, CRJ900, CRJ1000, CS300, E170, E175, E190 and E195. In addition, the group has a further 58 aircraft on firm order. NAC is the largest owner and lessor of both ATR and Bombardier aircraft in the world.
ALC is a leading aircraft leasing company based in Los Angeles, California that has airline customers throughout the world. ALC and its team of dedicated and experienced professionals are principally engaged in purchasing commercial aircraft and leasing them to its airline customers worldwide through customized aircraft leasing and financing solutions.