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 soars towards annual record

November reached new heights for aircraft deliveries, as both the highest month of this year so far and the best November on record.

Iain Harrison awarded CBE in Queen’s New Year’s Honours List

Iain Harrison, Strategic Engagement Director at QinetiQ since September 2017, has been awarded a CBE in the New Year’s Honours List 2018 for his contribution to the British Army.

INVISIO awarded DALO contract

INVISIO has signed a framework agreement with the Danish Defence Acquisition and Logistics Organization (DALO), to supply communication systems to the Danish Army.

WatchGuard acquires Percipient Networks

WatchGuard Technologies has announced that it has acquired Percipient Networks, a developer of automated security solutions for small and midsize organisations.

Stobart Jet Centre opens at Southend Airport

Stobart Aviation has officially launched a major new executive jet fixed based operator (FBO) at London Southend Airport.

Treehouse yields positive results for BAE Systems

Gloucestershire based Innovation & Creative Training Company, Treehouse, has recently completed its first management development programme for BAE Systems’ Combat Air Product Support department, with the Managing

ODU SK191217191218
See us at
FIL18 BT111017220718Aviation Africa BT18418SMI FAVSABT2411120418S&P BT281117080318SMI NCWBT3110020218