Posted on: 30 September 2016 by Mark Howells
Falko Regional Aircraft has added two Embraer 190s – currently on lease to Dutch carrier KLM Cityhopper – to its portfolio following their acquisition from Avolon.“We are delighted to have completed this deal with Avolon which further expands our portfolio of Embraer manufactured aircraft,” commented Mark Hughes, Falko’s executive vice president – corporate finance.
“This deal has been funded by capital from our regional aircraft fund and again illustrates the continuing development and growth of Falko as a key player in the regional aircraft market. This further expands our E-Jet portfolio to 10 aircraft and further diversifies our customer base. We are delighted to add KLM Cityhopper, one of the most significant players in the European regional market, as a new lessee in our portfolio.”“This is our second transaction with Falko, a market leader in the regional aircraft leasing sector and we are pleased to provide a further two aircraft to Falko’s new fund,” added John Higgins, president and chief commercial officer, Avolon.