LONDON – Aircraft leasing firm Azorra has opened up Airbus’ 2022 order book with an order for 22 A220 aircraft.
The deal breaks down to 20 A220-300s and two ACJ TwoTwenty corporate aircraft.
Commenting on the news was John Evans, the CEO of Azorra who expressed pride over the deal.
“The A220 is ideally suited for Azorra’s growing portfolio. We are excited to partner with Airbus on this popular, next-generation aircraft. We look forward to offering its superior economics and environmental efficiency to our customers,”
“We are also thrilled with the opportunity to expand Azorra’s executive jet leasing business with the new ACJ TwoTwenty.”
“Azorra’s new partnership with Airbus and unique ability to offer fleet transition solutions for airlines and executive jet leases to business aviation customers are key differentiators that bring significant value to our customers.”
Also commenting on the news was Christian Scherer, Airbus’ sales chief who welcomed Azorra into the Airbus family.
“We warmly welcome Azorra as a new Airbus partner and salute this decision by a renowned player in the regional aviation space. We have seen a significant market appetite for the A220 Family from a growing and diverse customer base.”
“The addition of Azorra’s capabilities in the regional airline segment is a welcome endorsement for the A220 versatility,”
“This agreement will enhance Azorra’s portfolio strategy of investing in the most comfortable and modern technology aircraft in this segment while it will also enable us to offer A220 Family solutions to an increasingly wider spectrum of airlines”.
This order was announced during the wrap-up call amongst journalists in the 2021 numbers report, which you can view on a previous AviationSource article from earlier today.