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Dublin-based aircraft lessor Aircraft Purchase Fleet Ltd has ordered two Airbus A320s announced Airbus when releasing September order book figures last Friday . Aircraft Purchase Fleet Ltd (APFL) was formed to restructure Alitalia’s Airbus order books when the airline acquired its domestic rival Air One back in 2008

APFL is an aircraft leasing company fully controlled by Toto Spa (an Italian holding) incorporated in Ireland at the end of 2008 to act as capacity provider for Alitalia.  The company took over Air One’s Airbus order for 44 A320s, 12 A330s and 12 A350s, subsequently the company transferred eight of the Airbus A330-200s on order to other leasing companies.

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