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SkyWorks Leasing announces asset management transaction for Q3 involving 12 aircraft

Greenwich, CT
October 01, 2015 -

In its capacity as advisor to fastjet Plc, a growing pan-African low cost airline (www.fastjet.com), SkyWorks has arranged the acquisition of one A319 aircraft (s/n 2891) from an entity managed by BBAM. The transaction marks the first aircraft purchase for fastjet and is added to its fleet of five leased A319s.

On behalf of a U.S. based insurance company, SkyWorks Leasing has arranged the sale of two MD11F aircraft (s/n 48549) to Bank of America N.A. and (s/n 28771) to Hinode Aviation Investments LLC, a GA Telesis acquisition vehicle. The aircraft are on lease to Federal Express Corporation until 2018.

On behalf of a U.S. based investor, Skyworks has managed the lease return of five ERJ145LR’s (s/n’s 145078, 145080, 145080, 145091 and 145100) from ExpressJet. SkyWorks subsequently arranged the sale of the aircraft to an undisclosed investor.

On behalf of a U.S. based insurance company, SkyWorks has managed the lease return of three ERJ145EPs(s/n’s 145007, 145009, 145026) from ExpressJet. SkyWorks subsequently arranged the sale of the aircraft to H5 Enterprises, a wet lease and charter operator.

On behalf of a U.S. based financial institution, SkyWorks has managed the lease return of one ERJ145EP (s/n 145025) from ExpressJet. SkyWorks subsequently arranged the sale of the aircraft
to H5 Enterprises, a wet lease and charter operator.

SkyWorks Leasing LLC is a leading independent aircraft remarketing firm and provides turnkey third party portfolio asset management, remarketing and technical advisory services for owners and operators of commercial aircraft. SkyWorks professionals manage a diverse portfolio of 88 aircraft,including ERJ’s, CRJ’s, Airbus A319/320s and A300-600Fs, Boeing 737NG, 757s, B767s and 747-400Fs.

For further information, please visit www.skyworksleasing.com or contact us directly.

SkyWorks is located at:
283 Greenwich Ave., 4th Floor, Greenwich, CT. 06830

Contact:

SkyWorks Leasing LLC
Anders Hebrand
President
+1-203-983-6683