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Acumen Aviation Appoints Yibang Wang As Sr. Technical Manager- China

Acumen Aviation is delighted to announce the appointment of Mr. Yibang Wang as Sr. Technical Manager – China, as part of Acumen’s Technical and Asset Management team.

AerCap Executes First Placement of Ten 737 MAX 8s to Travel Service

AerCap announced that the company has executed the first placement of ten Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft from its order book. Leased to Travel Service, AerCap’s long-time customer and the Czech Republic’s biggest airline company, the aircraft are part of AerCap’s order of 100 737 MAXs placed in June 2015 with deliveries starting in 2019. AerCap is Boeing’s second largest lessor customer in the 737 MAX program.

Avolon chief executive takes up post in Hong Kong after HNA buyout

Domhnal Slattery, founder and chief executive of Avolon, the aircraft lessor, taken over by China’s HNA in a multi-billion US dollar deal, talks about his first day on the job at his Hong Kong office.

China Needs to Order Hundreds More Planes, Avolon CEO Says

China, which needs $1 trillion worth of aircraft over the next twenty years, has under-ordered by some 750 planes over the next decade, the chief executive officer of lessor Avolon Holdings Ltd. said, suggesting more orders lie ahead for Airbus and Boeing,

Lobo Leasing Announces a New EVP & Managing Director New EVP & Managing Director to Build on the Company’s Success and Further Accelerate Growth

Lobo Leasing, a leading global helicopter leasing company, announced the addition of Mark Kelly as Executive Vice President and Managing Director of Lobo Leasing Ltd. to lead its global headquarters in Dublin and report to Lobo CEO, Bill Wolf. Kelly has a wealth of experience in the rotor industry and in building and managing highly successful teams.

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