Dublin, September 29, 2014 – Amentum, the Dublin based commercial aircraft leasing company, announces that it has taken delivery of the second factory new 737-900ER aircraft (MSN 39878) for investor customer Archway Aviation (an Irish based operating lessor). The aircraft was acquired in a sale & lease back transaction and will be operated by the airline group’s main Indonesian carrier Lion Air. The first aircraft (MSN 39880) was delivered on September 15.
Both aircraft are funded with commercial debt and are subject to long-term leases. Legal advisors were Clifford Chance (for Amentum), Milbank (for Archway Aviation) and Stephenson Harwood (for Transportation Partners / Lion Air).
Mitchel Simpson, CFO of Amentum, commented: “We are delighted to complete this second September delivery. Amentum looks forward to further its relationship with Archway Aviation, Lion Air and Transportation Partners.”
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Note to Editors:
Amentum is a dedicated third-party provider of aircraft investment management and advisory services to equity and debt investors in the aviation sector and offers a full range of aircraft leasing services to airlines worldwide through its full-service leasing platform. Amentum currently manages a US$ 2 billion portfolio of aircraft and provides services to several investor and banking customers. More information can be found on the company’s website at www.amentum.aero