Skyworld Aviation is delighted to announce the sale and leaseback of six EMB 170’s from LOT Polish Airlines to a global private investment firm. The aircraft are 2004/5 vintage – serial numbers 17000029, 17000035, 17000065, 17000069, 17000073, 17000074. Skyworld Aviation was exclusively appointed by LOT to market their fleet of EMB 170 aircraft, and although all six aircraft will continue in revenue service with LOT some will be offered for sub lease during 2015. LOT Polish Airlines is a modern, European carrier bringing connectivity to CEE region with over 40 destinations in the world, including Europe, North America and Asia. High quality of services and professionalism of LOT crews have been honoured a number of times with the award for the best airline in Central and Eastern Europe.
LOT as the flag carrier of Poland is a modern airline – the first in Europe which operates a fleet of the latest generation – the Boeing 787 Dreamliner.Since 2003 LOT is a member of Star Alliance whose network currently offers more than 21,900 daily flights to 1,328 airports in 195 countries all over the world. Skyworld Aviation is delighted to have concluded this transaction for LOT Polish Airlines and looks forward to furthering the relationship by assisting with future fleet plans.
Skyworld Aviation is an aircraft marketing organisation, specialising in the regional sector with offices in the UK and Canada. We offer consultancy, marketing and asset management services to a large client base worldwide and to date we have concluded nearly 500 aircraft related transactions for nearly 200 clients. This latest deal takes the total value of transactions to approximately $900 million. It also cements Skyworld Aviation as one of the leading INDEPENDENT marketing organisations, with particular experience in the Embraer family of regional jets. We have finalised nearly 80 Embraer aircraft placements, equal to 15% of our total transactions.