in Aerospace

Air Partner sells two B747-400s on behalf of China Airlines

Posted 20 March 2017 · Add Comment

Gatwick-based Air Partner's Aircraft Remarketing division (formerly Cabot Aviation), today announced that it has arranged the sale of two B747-400 aircraft on behalf of China Airlines.



The aircraft were sold on 3 March 2017 to Jet Midwest Group, a full-service commercial aircraft, engine and spare parts trading company offering complete end-of-life creative product support solutions. Jet Midwest’s fleet currently consists of B747, B757, B767, A320, F50, F100, MD80 and Saab 340 aircraft.

The aircraft, serial numbers 27965 and 29906, were originally delivered new to China Airlines in 1996 and 1999 respectively. The aircraft are powered by PW4056 engines.

“China Airlines would like to express our sincere appreciation to Air Partner for successfully completing the sale of these aircraft,” said the company in a statement.

Tamara Lumley, VP Contracts at Jet Midwest, said: “Jet Midwest is delighted with the addition to our fleet. With this transaction we have made a significant contribution to Jet Midwest’s growth plans, allowing us to provide quality aircraft that have been maintained by a top tier airline.”

Tony Whitty, Head of Remarketing and ACMI, Air Partner said: “We are delighted to have arranged the sale of these B747s for China Airlines. The widebody market continues to suffer from oversupply of used aircraft so it was a great result to complete this sale. This is our second transaction with Jet Midwest and we wish them great success with these aircraft.”
 

* required field

Post a comment

Other Stories
Advertisement
Latest News

Aircraft production value to UK hits 88bn for 2017

Companies deliver 406 aircraft in first four months of the year, just one fewer than the same period of 2016.

Axon appoints Clay Winn as GM, TASER Smart Weapons

Axon has announced the promotion of Clay Winn to General Manager (GM) of Axon's TASER Smart Weapon Business, effective 24 May, 2017.

Kenard joins SiG

Precision subcontract manufacturing specialist Kenard Engineering Group has been selected for Sharing in Growth (SiG), the government-backed supply chain competitiveness programme, to help take advantage of aerospace growth

Loganair launch new Edinburgh-Isle of Man service

The first air service between Edinburgh and the Isle of Man since 2013 has taken to the skies, operated by Loganair.

Vistara receives its first A320neo

Airbus has delivered the first A320neo to Vistara, a Delhi based full service airline and joint venture between Tata Sons Ltd. and Singapore Airlines (SIA).

QinetiQ and Rockwell Collins partner on MCOS and GNSS receivers

QinetiQ and Rockwell Collins have signed a global Alliance Agreement to collaborate on the development of next generation high assurance, Multi Constellation Open Service (MCOS) and secured Global Navigation Satellite System

Getac SK2703270617
See us at
DSEI LB0911150917SMIUAV BT1005280917SMI FAVWS BT0504290617SMI AirMissBT0305251017SMI12DE BT203280917