Dublin, Ireland – March 30, 2017 – SKY Aviation Leasing International Limited, a full-service aircraft leasing company based in Dublin, executed a purchase and simultaneous lease-back of a Boeing 787-8 with Ethiopian Airlines at Boeing's Everett Facility in Washington. This is SKY's first new from manufacturer aircraft transaction, as well as, our first Dreamliner aircraft. This B787-8 marks SKY's 17th aircraft delivery and the first of two with Ethiopian Airlines. A second B787-8 aircraft is scheduled for delivery to Ethiopian in June 2017.
SKY Leasing and its affiliates are a premier aircraft leasing group with headquarters in Dublin, Ireland and a regional office in San Francisco, California. A full-service leasing platform, SKY Leasing leverages its deep experience, global networks, industry insights, and managerial talent to acquire and lease new and young mid-life aircraft. The group's team of industry professionals, led by Rich Wiley, has developed extensive relationships in the international airline community by leasing aircraft to over 200 airline customers globally and executing more than 600 aircraft transactions valued at over $20 billion.
SKY Leasing is owned by ATL Partners, PSP Investments and members of management who have partnered to support SKY Leasing in its corporate mission of being a leading capital provider to commercial airlines and to the secondary market globally.
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