Posted on: 31 March 2011 by Ross McSweeny
AWAS has agreed with GOL to enter into a purchase and leaseback agreement for fiveBoeing 737-800s that the carrier had previously ordered directly from the manufacturer for May 2011-February 2013 delivery.
To assist GOL with its plans for fleet-type consolidation, modernisation and expansion, AWAS has also agreed to an early return of two Boeing 767-300ERs that do not meet GOL’s immediate fleet needs. AWAS has already secured new long-term homes for these aircraft.
“We are very pleased to be entering into this arrangement with AWAS and to expand our existing relationship,” said Constantino Oliveira Jr, CEO and founder, GOL Linhas Aéreas Inteligentes SA. “The AWAS team demonstrated to us their dedication and flexibility: understanding our business requirements, and meeting our operational needs with the right financial solution.”