Aircraft of the week:

Under the registration number HB-AES for former Swiss airline Sky Work Airlines, this Dornier Do-328, of which only 217 were produced, has operated with 7 different airlines across 2 continents and is currently being stored at Bern Belp Airport in Switzerland. After coming out from the Dornier factory in Oberpfaffenhofen, Bavaria in February 1995, HB-AES […]

Air India sale delayed

Air India’s sale from the Indian government into private hands has been delayed to the 31st of March (the end of the 2020/2021 fiscal [business] year), as today’s deadline for potential bidders has expired. The Indian government wishes to prolong the time period for the airline’s sale so as to attract more bidders. It has […]

Sky Leasing completes 2 aircraft deal with Indigo

Sky Leasing (an aircraft lessor based in Dublin and San Francisco) has signed a deal with Indigo (an Indian LCC) for the sale of 2 Airbus A321neos and their leaseback. The transaction covers deliveries to Indigo in August 2020. Riyaz Peermohamed, Chief Aircraft Acquisition Officer and CFO at Indigo, has expressed his contentment with the […]

Vistara receives its 1st Airbus A321neo

Vistara (an Indian LCC) has received its 1st Airbus A321neo out of 6. Powered by 2 CFM International Leap 1As, the aircraft has a a 3-class configuration, with 12 fully flat beds in Business class, 24 seats in Premium Economy and 152 in Economy. This aircraft will add on to Vistara’s current 32 A320 family […]