25 January 2011
Avolon, the aircraft leasing group, reported an additional capital raising of $465 million, bringing the total value of funds raised since May 2010 to in excess of $2.5 billion. The capital raising is the third announced by Avolon in 8 months and consists of a fully underwritten long-term debt facility (including warehouse capacity) from a …
Alaska Airlines announced an order for 15 Next-Generation 737 airplanes, comprised of 13 737-900ERs (extended range) and two 737-800s. The 737-900ER is a new model for the Alaska Airlines fleet. The contract, which includes exercised options previously placed by Alaska, is valued at $1.3 billion at list prices.
Jetscape Aviation Group reported the completion of the merger and restructuring transaction with M1 Commercial Jets, (
Airborne Maintenance & Engineering Services (AMES), a subsidiary of Air Transport Services Group, has been granted AS9100 certification for its quality management system. AS9100 is the recognized aerospace industry standard for quality management systems and is based on the ISO9001 international standard.