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FLY steers steady course in tumultuous leasing market

FLY steers steady course in tumultuous leasing market Airfinance Journal 25 Sep 2017 A year of heavyweight consolidation in the leasing industry has not made “any difference” to market conditions yet, says the chief executive officer of New York-listed FLY Leasing. Prior to its takeover of AWAS, DAE Capital had a similar-sized fleet to FLY, […]

Fly Leasing Buys Three Boeing Dreamliners

Irish Times Irish aircraft financier in sale-and-leaseback deals on five aircraft with two airlines Irish aircraft financier Fly Leasing has bought five new craft, including three Dreamliners, in deals with two airlines. Fly said it had bought three Boeing 787-8 Dreamliners in a sale-and-leaseback transaction with a leading flag carrier. Irish aircraft financier Fly Leasing […]

FLY Leasing secures $385m loan facility for expansion

By Alex Derber Flightglobal Dublin-based FLY Leasing has arranged a flexible, three-year, $385 million facility to fund expansion of its portfolio. The blind pool aircraft acquisition facility is called that because it does not specify the aircraft it will finance. Such arrangements give borrowers flexibility in how they deploy funds, though they often include detailed […]

FLY Leasing to return $100m to shareholders

Fly Leasing to return $100m to shareholders Irish Independent Nov 12, 2015 Fly Leasing, the Dublin-based aircraft leasing firm that’s headed by former Aer Lingus chairman Colm Barrington, is set to return $100m (€93m) to its shareholders after reporting strong third quarter results. The company said today that it will return the money to shareholders after agreeing […]

FLY Leasing’s Portfolio Sale

FLY Leasing’s Portfolio Sale – AirFinance Journal, August 2015

FLY lowers loan pricing

By Laura Mueller Flightglobal 20 APR 2015 FLY Leasing has improved the pricing on its 2012 term loan to Libor plus 2.75%, a reduction of 75 basis points from the previous margin. The move marks the third time FLY has re-priced the term loan in an effort to lower overall cost of funding, says the […]

Fly Leasing buys its 55th Boeing 737-300; on track for US$750m in acquisitions in 2015

By Grainne Rothery Business & Leadership 16 April 2015 Aircraft leasing company Fly Leasing said today that it has acquired its 55th Boeing 737-800 aircraft. The aircraft, which was manufactured in 2008, is on lease to a leading airline in Europe. “With the addition of this Boeing 737-800, Fly now has a total of 55 […]

Fly Leasing closes on acquisition target

By Olivier Bonnassies Flightglobal June 5, 2014 Operating lessor Fly Leasing is on target to meet its 12-aircraft acquisition goal, following the purchase of four Boeing 737-800s. The lessor confirms it has purchased four 737-800s, one manufactured in 2006, another in 2008 and the other two in 2010. The aircraft, which are on lease to […]

Fly Leasing on track for 15% fleet growth

By Laura Mueller Flightglobal 9 May 2014 Fly Leasing feels “comfortable” in achieving its fleet growth target of 15% in the current year, after securing seven units in the first quarter. “This year Fly has acquired and identified a pipeline consisting of 17 aircraft valued at over $740 million,” said Fly’s chief executive and president […]

Fly Leasing expands fleet with four additional aircraft

By Grainne Rothery Business & Leadership April 7, 2014 Dublin-headquartered global aircraft lessor Fly Leasing said today that it has added four aircraft to its fleet. The company has acquired one Airbus A319 manufactured in 2004 and three Boeing 737-800s, one manufactured in 2008 and the twos in 2010. Fly Leasing expands fleet with four […]