AWAS announces delivery of second new 737-800 aircraft to Skymark Airlines
By algevis - Thu Mar 29, 7:29 pm
Dublin based global aircraft lessor, AWAS, announced today that it has delivered a second Boeing 737-800 passenger aircraft to Skymark Airlines. This follows an initial 737-800 which was delivered by AWAS to the expanding Japanese airline earlier this quarter.
This 26th passenger aircraft will contribute to the expansion of Skymark’s domestic network which will serve as a strong base for their launch of international routes planned for 2014. Skymark Airlines began service in September 1998, and today serves approximately 6 million passengers per year with a fleet of 25 aircraft. Skymark offers low fares for their 77 daily flights within a 24 route network covering Hokkaido in the north to Okinawa in the south.
AWAS is one of the world’s leading aircraft leasing companies. The company is managed by a highly experienced and dedicated team of commercial aviation industry professionals serving markets in The Americas, Europe, Middle East, Africa and Asia/Pacific.
AWAS owns a portfolio of more than 220 modern aircraft with a further 100+ aircraft on order from Airbus and Boeing including a number of next generation aircraft. The aircraft portfolio is on lease to over 90 airline customers in 47 countries. The AWAS fleet features a full range of the most popular aircraft types which includes both narrow-bodied and wide-body aircraft, as well as passenger and dedicated freighter variants.
AWAS is headquartered in Dublin, with offices in New York, Miami, and Singapore.