DUBLIN, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FLY Leasing Limited (NYSE: FLY), a global lessor of modern commercial jet aircraft, today announced it has acquired two Airbus A330-300 aircraft manufactured in 2013 and on lease to a leading airline in Asia in a sale and lease-back transaction.
"We are excited about these two latest acquisitions of modern aircraft on lease to a major Asian airline," said Colm Barrington, CEO of FLY. "FLY has now acquired 16 aircraft for more than $660 million this year, underscoring our focus on growing FLY's fleet profitability with the most in-demand commercial aircraft. We expect that our continued fleet growth will have a positive impact on FLY's lease revenues and profitability."
FLY now has a fleet of 122 aircraft on lease to more than 65 airlines in over 35 countries.
About FLY FLY acquires and leases modern, high-demand and fuel-efficient commercial jet aircraft under multi-year operating lease contracts to a diverse group of airlines throughout the world. FLY is managed and serviced by BBAM LP, one of the world's leading aircraft lease managers. For more information, please visit www.flyleasing.com.
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