AviaAM Leasing

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AviaAM Leasing
Public
Industry Aviation leasing
Founded February 2007
Headquarters Vilnius, Lithuania
Key people
Tadas Goberis CEO and Chairman of the Board
Number of employees
20-50[1]
Website www.aviaam.com

AviaAM Leasing is a WSE listed global aviation holding company engaged in the business of commercial aircraft acquisition, leasing and sales.[2] The company specializes in mainline narrow-body aircraft as well as high-potential regional jets with major focus on the following markets: Europe, the Middle East, the CIS and Asia-Pacific. The company has its offices in Vilnius, Lithuania; Zhengzhou (Henan Province), China; Moscow, Russia; Nicosia, Cyprus and Dublin, Ireland.[3] AviaAM Leasing is ranked amongst world’s TOP50 aircraft leasing companies[4] according to AirFinance Journal.

History[edit]

Avia Asset Management AB was founded in February 2007, by Avia Solutions Group, an international, publicly traded aviation holding company with over 20 subsidiaries worldwide.[5] In the autumn of 2011, Avia Asset Management AB together with related companies formed an aviation holding company AviaAM Leasing.

Tadas Goberis was selected as the CEO in 2013.

In June 2013, AviaAM Leasing has launched a public offering (IPO) in Warsaw Stock Exchange (WSE).[6]

In May 2016, AviaAM Leasing has engaged in partnership with Henan Civil Aviation Investment Company (HNCA) by forming a joint venture aircraft leasing company AviaAM Financial Leasing China.[7] The company provides aircraft leasing, trading, management and consulting services as well as aims to acquire and manage a $1 billion fleet of narrow-body and regional aircraft. The Joint Venture has already signed up to $900 million lease agreement with the largest Russian carrier Aeroflot covering delivery of 16 Airbus A320 Family aircraft.[8]

In July 2017, AviaAM Leasing completed the sale of 4 Airbus A321 aircraft, operated by the Polish carrier Small Planet Airlines with lease attached. [9]

In 2017, Airfinance Journal ranked AviaAM Leasing as one of the top 50 aviation leasing companies worldwide for the third year in a row. The company received top marks for asset liquidity and profit-before-taxes.[10]

AviaAM Leasing has showcased the innovative and creative decisions with Boeing 737 business jet’s refurbishment project. AviaAM Leasing completed a comprehensive aircraft modification project and now successfully lease the modern aircraft for European business aviation company which carries basketball, football teams, as well as business and government delegations.[11]

Aircraft fleet[edit]

AviaAM Leasing has a fleet of regional and narrow-body aircraft. So far, the company has managed Airbus A319, Airbus A320, Airbus A321, Boeing 737-300, Boeing 737-400, Boeing 737-500, Boeing 737-700, Boeing 737-800, Boeing 757-200, Boeing 767-300, Boeing 777-300ER and Bombardier CRJ200 aircraft. As of November 2017 the Group owned 14 aircraft: 1 x Airbus A321, 2 x Boeing 737-500, 1 x Boeing 737-300, 10 x Bombardier CRJ200.[12]

Aircraft type Number of aircraft on lease Country of aircraft registration
Airbus A321 1 Bermuda
Boeing 737-300 1 Belarus
Boeing 737-500 2 Lithuania
CRJ 200LR 8 Bermuda
CRJ 200LR Business Jets 2 Lithuania

Shareholders[edit]

As of May 2017, AviaAM Leasing shares are distributed in the following proportions.[13]

Shareholder Number of shares % of Shares
ALH Aircraft Leasing Holdings Ltd. 12,994,905 30.01%
Mesotania Holdings Ltd. 9,857,217 22.76%
Nationale-Nederlanden Otwarty

Fundusz Emerytalny

2,500,000 5.77%
Aurimas Sanikovas 294,478 0.68%
Tadas Goberis 147,239 0.34%
Other shareholders 17,511,754 40.44%
Total 43,305,593 100.00%

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