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Saab Aircraft Leasing. (Notes).(contracts with Loganair, Air Jet)(Brief Article)

Saab Aircraft Leasing has placed two Saab 340s with Scotland's Loganair and two with Air Jet of France. Saab Aircraft Leasing manages a portfolio of 300 Saab 340s leased to 28 airlines. Loganair, a franchise partner of British Airways, received the first aircraft in August and will rake the second this month, bringing its fleet to seven. It holds an option on another. The additional aircraft will allow it to increase frequencies on routes from Glasgow to Inverness, Kirkwall and Sumburgh, said Director-Flight Operations Doug Akhurst. Air Jet will operate its aircraft as a Regional partner with swiss from Geneva to Bordeaux and Toulouse.

Saab Aircraft Leasing President Michael Magnusson said the latest placements reflect a continuing trend he has seen in both Europe and the US. …

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