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EI-FWE is on the way to Brussels
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Not really a fleet renewal, but a change of lessor: Arena Aviation Capital (Netherlands) arranged, structured and closed for its investor client base the acquisition of 11 aircraft with a total market value of US$275 million, during first four months of 2017. Among which two A330-200s on lease to Brussels Airlines (Belgium) were purchased from Castlelake (US). Aircraft will continue to be managed by Arena.
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sn26567 wrote: 08 May 2017, 17:38 Not really a fleet renewal, but a change of lessor: Arena Aviation Capital (Netherlands) arranged, structured and closed for its investor client base the acquisition of 11 aircraft with a total market value of US$275 million, during first four months of 2017. Among which two A330-200s on lease to Brussels Airlines (Belgium) were purchased from Castlelake (US). Aircraft will continue to be managed by Arena.
An average price of 25 million USD per plane for 8 wide bodies and 3 narrow bodies... (6x A333, 2x A332, 3x B739)

Seems that second hand planes are quite cheap these days...

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lenain258 wrote: 08 May 2017, 17:25 EI-FWE is on the way to Brussels
It flew BRU - TXl - BRU this morning.
So currently 4 SSJ's flying for SN.

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Shengenzone wrote: 09 May 2017, 09:44
lenain258 wrote: 08 May 2017, 17:25 EI-FWE is on the way to Brussels
It flew BRU - TXl - BRU this morning.
So currently 4 SSJ's flying for SN.
EI-FWA will return back to WX Dublin
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lenain258 wrote: 08 May 2017, 17:25 EI-FWE is on the way to Brussels
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Just for info: OO-DWL performed a few engine runs on the engine test platform today, without SN titles or logos. Return to lessor very soon, I would imagine.
How many RJs are left now?
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DWL is planned for ferry flight next Wednesday. That makes 4 remaining (DWB/C/D/E).

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DWL left yesterday. DWB will stop ops this weekend.

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RTM wrote: 18 May 2017, 16:15 DWL left yesterday. DWB will stop ops this weekend.
Bromma fleet reduced to 3 aircraft then.

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convair wrote: 18 May 2017, 17:30
RTM wrote: 18 May 2017, 16:15 DWL left yesterday. DWB will stop ops this weekend.
Bromma fleet reduced to 3 aircraft then.
Bromma will go on Sukhoi according to the Brussels Airlines booking engine
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CTBke wrote: 18 May 2017, 17:32
convair wrote: 18 May 2017, 17:30
RTM wrote: 18 May 2017, 16:15 DWL left yesterday. DWB will stop ops this weekend.
Bromma fleet reduced to 3 aircraft then.
Bromma will go on Sukhoi according to the Brussels Airlines booking engine
https://www.aviation24.be/airlines/lufthan ... lm-bromma/

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RTM wrote: 18 May 2017, 16:15 DWL left yesterday. DWB will stop ops this weekend.
DWB did its last commercial Flight friday from Bromma to Brussels...
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SN officially announces the purchase of 7 A330-300 to replace older A332 and A333 nearing their end of lease with, thus upgrading the longhaul fleet and adding additional capacity to the markets served.

https://www.aviation24.be/airlines/lufthan ... aul-fleet/

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Purchase and no Leasing?
Nice.

Though, does this halt possible long-haul growth (apart from the higher seat count)?
Or this renewal does not necessarily exclude later growth (before 2019)?

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tolipanebas wrote: 22 May 2017, 12:45 SN officially announces the purchase of 7 A330-300 to replace older A332 and A333 nearing their end of lease with, thus upgrading the longhaul fleet and adding additional capacity to the markets served.

https://www.aviation24.be/airlines/lufthan ... aul-fleet/
Where do they come from? CX, LH or SIA?

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So some second-hand planes to replace the other second-hand planes... Poor SN, clearly not important enough for LH for some real new planes...

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tolipanebas wrote: 22 May 2017, 12:45 SN officially announces the purchase of 7 A330-300 to replace older A332 and A333 nearing their end of lease with, thus upgrading the longhaul fleet and adding additional capacity to the markets served.

https://www.aviation24.be/airlines/lufthan ... aul-fleet/
Very important news!
Boeing767copilot wrote: 22 May 2017, 13:38 Where do they come from? CX, LH or SIA?
I may be wrong, but probably not LH, as it is said that LH is helping in the purchase. Both CX and SIA have large (>20) A333 fleet.
I don't know which one has the RR engines and which one is awaiting a bunch of new planes in the next 2 years.

In order to get a good price, they would have negotiated to buy all 7 from the same co, maybe one of the CX or SIA lessors. Just a wild guess though.

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convair wrote: 22 May 2017, 14:48 I don't know which one has the RR engines
Both of them AFAIK.

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Boeing767copilot wrote: 22 May 2017, 13:38 Where do they come from? CX, LH or SIA?
4 from Cathay, 3 from Singapore.
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