DUBLIN, Oct. 12, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- FLY Leasing Limited (NYSE: FLY) ("FLY"), a global leader in aircraft leasing, today announced that it has acquired a Boeing 737-800 aircraft in a sale and leaseback transaction with a European airline with which FLY has a long-standing relationship.
"The B737-800 is a workhorse of the commercial airline industry and is in strong demand globally," said Colm Barrington, CEO of FLY. "B737-800s comprise a large part of our fleet and we will continue to invest in this attractive aircraft type, which is maintaining a robust market value. FLY continues to pursue attractive growth opportunities."
About FLY FLY is a global aircraft leasing company with a fleet of modern, high-demand and fuel-efficient commercial jet aircraft. FLY acquires and leases its aircraft under multi-year operating lease contracts to a diverse group of airlines throughout the world. FLY is managed and serviced by BBAM LP, a worldwide leader in aircraft lease management and financing. For more information visit www.flyleasing.com.
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