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Cabot Aviation announces placement of Embraer 170 aircraft with Austrian operator People’s Viennaline on behalf of AerFin

Air Partner - 17 Nov 2016

Cabot Aviation, a division of Air Partner plc and a leading aircraft remarketing broker, is pleased to announce the placement of an Embraer 170 aircraft with Austrian operator People’s Viennaline on behalf of AerFin Ltd (UK). The aircraft, serial number MSN 0093, was delivered to its new owner on 10 November.

MSN 0093 enters People’s Viennaline’s regional operation as the second aircraft supporting links between Altenrhein and Vienna, providing 23 weekly flights. The operator’s latest route extensions include Altenrhein – Friedrichshafen and Cologne Bonn, which commenced on 2 November.

The airline will operate the airport trio link twice-daily on weekdays and the short hop between Altenrhein and Friedrichshafen, a 19-kilometre 8-minute sector, makes it one of the shortest commercial international flights in the world. The connection between Friedrichshafen and Cologne Bonn is slightly longer at 393 kilometres.

AerFin continues its focus on the regional jet market and CEO Bob James said: “We are delighted to be able to support People’s Viennaline with a high standard quality aircraft where reliability for such operation is of paramount importance”.

Daniel Steffen, CEO and Accountable Manager of People’s Viennaline, commented: “We are very delighted to have AerFin as a competent and reliable partner to develop our fleet of Embraer 170”.

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About Cabot Aviation:
Cabot Aviation is Air Partner plc’s specialist aircraft remarketing agent which acts for airlines (flag carriers and regional) and other aircraft owners, such as banks, operating lessors, manufacturers, insolvency practitioners and high net worth individuals, to dispose of their surplus aircraft including commercial jets, turboprops, helicopters or private jets, either by arranging a sale or lease of the aircraft. Cabot Aviation also advises clients on the acquisition of aircraft and their fleet management process. Cabot clients have included Cyprus Airlines, Kenya Airways, China Airlines, Flybe, British Midland, Cargolux, Daimler-Chrysler, KLM, DVB Bank, Halifax Bank of Scotland and Rolls-Royce Aircraft Management. Cabot Aviation was acquired by Air Partner plc in May  

About Air Partner:
Founded in 1961, Air Partner is a global aviation services group that provides worldwide solutions to industry, commerce, governments and private individuals. The Group has two divisions‎: (a) Broking division, comprising air charter broking and remarketing through the Air Partner and Cabot brands respectively; and (b) Training & Consulting division, via the aviation safety consultancy Baines Simmons. For reporting purposes, the Group is structured into four divisions: Commercial Jets, Private Jets, Freight (Broking) and Baines Simmons (Training & Consultancy). The Commercial Jet division charters large airliners to move groups of any size. Cabot Aviation, which is formed within the Commercial Jet division, provides comprehensive remarketing programmes for all types of commercial and corporate aircraft to a wide range of international clients. Private Jets offers the company's unique pre-paid JetCard scheme and on-demand charter. Air Partner Freight charters aircraft of every size to fly almost any cargo anywhere, at any time. Baines Simmons is a world leader in Aviation Safety Consulting which specialises in aviation regulation, compliance and safety management. Air Partner is headquartered alongside Gatwick airport in the UK. Air Partner operates 24/7 year-round and has 20 offices globally. Air Partner is listed on the London Stock Exchange (AIR) and is also ISO 9001:2008 compliant for commercial airline and private jet solutions worldwide.