Lao Airlines, the national carrier of the Lao People’s Democratic Republic, launched a new era in its history by taking delivery of the first of two new CFM56-5B-powered Airbus A320 aircraft. The airline plans to use the new aircraft primarily on international services to Singapore, Bangkok, Hanoi, and Hong Kong.
Macquarie Rotorcraft to acquire 12-helicopter portfolio from Milestone
AerCap offshoot Milestone Aviation Group (Milestone) has agreed to sell a 12-helicopter portfolio to Macquarie Rotorcraft. The portfolio will comprise a combination of Sikorsky S-92, Airbus H135, Bell 412 and Leonardo AW109, AW139 and AW189 helicopters which are presently on lease to six customers in nine countries across Europe, the Middle East, Africa and South-East