Fort Lauderdale, Florida, March 13, 2019
Azorra Aviation LLC announced that it has delivered one Embraer E190 aircraft to WDL Aviation. This marks the first of several E190 aircraft that Azorra will lease to WDL Aviation are part of a fleet update underway at this established ACMI and charter service provider based in Cologne, Germany. The E190 aircraft are replacing BAE146 models that will be retired in due course.
The Azorra Ejet delivery was well aligned with Embraer and their services team, where they possess an in depth knowledge of the aircraft type at their MRO Center of Excellence facility in Macon, GA USA.
Azorra Aviation continues to expand it’s role as small narrow-body aircraft lessor with a particular focus on E190 aircraft. In addition to its appointment as exclusive remarketing agent for the Azul E190/E195 fleet, Azorra has committed to acquire 5 E190 aircraft, four of which will be leased to WDL Aviation. Azorra believes that the modern technology E1 aircraft has superior passenger attributes and is a leader in its class when it comes to efficiency and performance. Azorra’s sales and remarketing team is finding increasing demand for the aircraft among existing and potential new operators.
“At the right price and terms, these aircraft will serve operator missions for many years to come” says Azorra’s CEO, John Evans. “We are delighted to add WDL to Azorra’s growing list of customers. The ACMI market is an important market sector and WDL plays an integral part in Europe.”
WDL Aviation was founded in 1974 and is based at the airport Cologne/Bonn. The founder, Theodor Wüllenkemper, took over the operation of working and training flights in 1955 – immediately after Lufthansa and before the LTU. Today, the company is a leading provider of operating aircrafts that serves commercial and private charters, integrated airline sub-services via aircraft, crew, maintenance and insured turnkey solutions for mainline operators. WDL Aviation was recently acquired by Zeitfracht Group and is member of the Federal Association of German Airlines (BDF) and the Board of Airline Representatives in Germany (Barig).
March 25, 2019
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