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07 September, 2023

CDB Aviation Leases A321NX to New European Customer AEGEAN

CDB Aviation Leases A321NX to New European Customer AEGEAN



CDB Aviation, confirmed this week the execution of a lease agreement with the flag carrier of Greece, Aegean Airlines for one Airbus A321-271NX from the lessor’s orderbook.


The Athens-based carrier is expected to take delivery of the aircraft in spring 2025 as it continues to expand in the European region by renewing its fleet and operating to new destinations, targeting to meet the robust passenger traffic levels to and from the country that are well ahead of 2019 levels.


“We’re very pleased to have established our latest customer relationship with the largest Greek airline and a leading regional carrier in Europe,” stated Jie Chen, CDB Aviation’s Chief Executive Officer. “This advanced, latest generation A321neo will be another well-suited member of AEGEAN’s growing fleet, providing the level of efficiency and comfort that is aligned with the carrier’s ongoing efforts to continuously improve its services and innovate to meet the evolving needs of its passengers.”


“Our partnership with CDB Aviation will help us achieve our fleet development and growth plan for the coming years,” commented Dimitris Gerogiannis, Chief Executive Officer of AEGEAN. “The latest generation A321neo provides our customers with the enhanced experience they’re looking for, while significantly reducing our environmental footprint.”


05 May, 2023

CDB Aviation delivers the first of two Airbus A321NX aircraft to Volaris

Leasing giant CDB Aviation, part of the China Development Bank Financial Leasing Co. has confirmed the delivery of the first of two Airbus A321neo aircraft fitted with Airbus’ Cabin Flex  (“A321NX”) to its long-standing customer, the leading Latin American airline Volaris.

This delivery is part of the lease agreements signed with the airline in 2021, which includes 13 aircraft. CDB Aviation expects to deliver the second A321NX by the end of 2023, with an additional three A321neos and two A320neos slated for delivery throughout 2023 and 2024.

“We’re thrilled to be celebrating with the Volaris team this inaugural delivery of a GTF-powered A321NX from our orderbook,” said Luรญs da Silva, CDB Aviation’s Head of Commercial, Americas. “With the latest technologies that improve efficiency and sustainability, this aircraft is ideally suited to expand the reach of Volaris’ market-dominant domestic brand to markets in North and Latin America.”

“We appreciate the ongoing partnership with our colleagues at CDB Aviation in meeting the needs of our fleet renewal strategy that will ensure our airline’s sustainable growth in the long term,” commented Holger Blankenstein, Volaris’ Executive Vice President. “With one of the youngest, most fuel-efficient fleets in the Americas, our team remains committed to bringing the region’s passengers the best flying experience and the most modern technology aircraft.”

15 September, 2021

SalamAir takes delivery of first of two A321NX from GECAS

GECAS announces the delivery of the first of two A321NX aircraft to SalamAir with the arrival of one, MSN 10483, into Muscat, Oman from Hamburg. As announced in late 2019, GECAS is providing the two aircraft from its own skyline.



SalamAir is the first operator of A320neo aircraft in Oman.  With a current fleet of six A320neos, the operator’s presence has grown to touch over 84 airports, in 35 countries. Based in Oman’s Muscat International Airport, SalamAir is now among the first to operate the A321neo in the Middle East.

“GECAS is pleased to deliver our first aircraft with SalamAir, one of the fastest growing low-cost carriers in the Middle East. These CFM LEAP-powered aircraft will assist in their expansion into locations in Asia and Europe,” shared Michael O’Mahony, GECAS’ SVP & Region Manager.

“SalamAir is dedicated to meeting Oman’s increasing demand for affordable travel options while providing a comfortable, flexible and reliable experience and a full range of services for our passengers,” Captain Mohamed Ahmed, CEO of SalamAir, said, adding “The longer range of the A321NX and additional 32 seats; enables us to continue offering travel to add new destinations and increase capacity on existing routes with more direct links between the Sultanate and friendly countries.”


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