“We appreciate Air Astana’s trust in Jetscape and their confidence in the ability of the E-Jets to meet their stringent demands for operational efficiencies and for the highest standards of quality, safety and customer service.”
Fort Lauderdale, FL (PRWEB) May 10, 2011
Jetscape announces the acquisition of a new Embraer E190-100LR aircraft delivered on lease to Air Astana, Almaty, Kazakhstan on May 6, 2011. This follows the delivery by Jetscape of another new E190-100LR to Air Astana on April 20, 2011. Both aircraft have been leased to Air Astana on eight-year terms. These are the first E190 aircraft to be operated by Air Astana and are the first E-jets to be operated in the CIS.
“After a lengthy and thorough evaluation process, we are delighted that Air Astana, Kazakhstan’s national flag carrier, has chosen to add E-Jets to its modern fleet and we are proud to welcome them as a new Jetscape customer” said John Evans, Jetscape’s Chairman and CEO. “We appreciate Air Astana’s trust in Jetscape and their confidence in the ability of the E-Jets to meet their stringent demands for operational efficiencies and for the highest standards of quality, safety and customer service.”
About Air Astana
Air Astana is the national carrier of Kazakhstan. They were established in 2001 and are 51% owned by the Kazakhstan government and 49% owned by BAE Systems. Their scheduled services operate on over 50 domestic and international routes. International flights serve destinations in the CIS, Europe, Russia, the Middle East and Far East and Indian subcontinent. The domestic network serves destinations from hubs at Almaty and Astana. They currently operate 24 jet and turboprop aircraft.
Jetscape was founded in 2000 and engages in commercial aircraft leasing, management, remarketing and advisory services – providing innovative, custom-tailored solutions to commercial aircraft owners and operators worldwide. Jetscape currently owns and manages 41 aircraft and 6 engines to 22 airline operators in 16 countries.
Contact: Mario Schuler, Executive Director (mschuler(at)jetscape(dot)aero) +1-954-763-4737