DUBLIN, Oct. 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- FLY Leasing Limited (NYSE: FLY) ("FLY"), a global leader in aircraft leasing, today announced that it has acquired a new Boeing 777-200LRF aircraft in a sale and 12-year leaseback transaction with a leading flag carrier.
"This is our second B777-200LRF acquisition in the past month as we continue to grow our portfolio with the most in-demand commercial aircraft," said Colm Barrington, CEO of FLY. "With a strong cash reserve, FLY is in an excellent position to take advantage of attractive growth opportunities. We continue to focus on deploying capital prudently, adding attractively-priced aircraft to improve our fleet metrics and increase FLY's earnings and ROE. In 2015, FLY has already invested $594 million in nine aircraft with an average age of approximately one year."
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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