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24/03/2017

SMBC Aviation Capital delivers Boeing B737-800 to Jeju following successful modification programme

Dublin March 24th: 2017 SMBC Aviation Capital has delivered a further Boeing B737-800 (MSN 37540) to Jeju Air. This follows a successful modification programme at Dublin airport to transition the aircraft to a new operator, project managed by our technical asset management team in conjunction with Dublin based MRO companies.

This aircraft is the third of a four aircraft deal to deliver to Jeju, with the final delivery scheduled for April, 2017.

Today’s delivery brings the total number of aircraft on lease to Jeju to ten.

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14/03/2017

SMBC Aviation Capital delivers Boeing B787-8 to Avianca

-bringing total number of B787-8 in the SMBC Aviation Capital portfolio to eight-

Everett, Washington USA: SMBC Aviation Capital, announces today that it has added an additional Boeing 787-8 (MSN 39406) to its fleet which has been delivered to Aerovias Del Continente Americano S.A (Avianca) on sale and leaseback.

This is the tenth aircraft from SMBC Aviation Capital on lease to Avianca and the third Boeing B787-8. The transaction was completed at the Boeing facilities in Everett, Washington, USA.

In total, it brings to eight the number of B787-8 aircraft which are currently part of the SMBC Aviation Capital owned fleet.

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08/03/2017

Michael Weiss Elected to the Board of ISTAT

San Diego, March 8, 2017: Michael Weiss, Head of Aircraft Trading at SMBC Aviation Capital has been elected to the Board of ISTAT.

ISTAT is the International Society of Transport Aircraft Trading which promotes interest and educational opportunities in commercial aviation.

Michael will join the Board as an independent director for a four year term effective from today, following a successful election campaign. The Board members are elected by the members of ISTAT, which number 4,000 from around the world.

David Swan, Chief Operating Officer of SMBC Aviation Capital is stepping down following a six year term and has been elected to the Board of the ISTAT Foundation.

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03/02/2017

SMBC Aviation Capital delivers Boeing 737-800 to Jeju Air

Dublin, 3rd February 2017: SMBC Aviation Capital, one of the world’s leading aircraft leasing companies has delivered a Boeing 737-800 (MSN 37541) to Jeju Air while the aircraft was located at Dublin Airport following a significant modification programme.

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17/01/2017

SMBC Aviation Capital Awarded European Deal of the Year

Dublin January 17th 2017:

SMBC Aviation Capital, one of the world’s leading aircraft leasing companies has been awarded the European Deal of the Year Award in the Aviation 100 Awards for its $500m Senior Unsecured Notes Issuance.

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13/01/2017

​SMBC Aviation Capital Concludes First Aircraft Delivery of 2017

Dublin January 13th 2017:

SMBC Aviation Capital, one of the world’s leading aircraft leasing companies has delivered one Boeing 737-800 aircraft (MSN 35017) to Ukraine International Airlines (UIA).

This is SMBC Aviation Capital’s fourth aircraft delivery to UIA and the company’s first delivery of 2017.

The aircraft underwent a modification programme at Dublin airport and is the final delivery of a four aircraft deal.

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11/01/2017

​SMBC Aviation Capital completes transaction with Royal Aero GmbH

Dublin 11th January 2017:

SMBC Aviation Capital, one of the world’s leading aircraft leasing companies has announced that Royal Aero GmbH, Germany, has acquired an Airbus A319-100 (MSN 1541) from its portfolio.

This aircraft is Royal Aero’s first A319 acquisition and will remain on lease with Bhutan Airlines.

SMBC Aviation Capital has over 65 investor partners world-wide with whom it trades aircraft.


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22/12/2016

SMBC Aviation Capital delivers Airbus A330 aircraft to Vim Airlines

SMBC Aviation Capital, one of the world’s leading aircraft leasing companies has delivered an Airbus A330-200 aircraft (MSN 535) to Russian carrier, Vim Airlines. The delivery concluded at Dublin airport.

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22/12/2016

SMBC Aviation Capital delivers Airbus A320 aircraft to Avianca

SMBC Aviation Capital, one of the world’s leading aircraft leasing companies has delivered an Airbus A320-214 aircraft (MSN 7437) to Avianca. The delivery concluded at the Airbus facility in Toulouse. Avianca is one of Latin America’s leading airlines

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21/12/2016

SMBC Aviation Capital enhances its Airline Marketing team

21st December 2016: SMBC Aviation Capital, one of the world’s leading aircraft leasing companies has announced four senior appointments to its Airline Marketing team bringing the total number of team members to 16.

Michael Sheldon, has joined the team from Delta Airlines as SVP Airline Marketing based in the United States while Samuel Ng, has joined the team from China Aircraft Leasing Company as VP Airline Marketing based in Hong Kong. Both bring significant industry experience to their roles.

Jamie Cahillane and Cora McCormack have each been appointed SVP Airline Marketing from within SMBC Aviation Capital. Based in Dublin, both will be responsible for managing and developing airline relationships throughout EMEA.

Commenting on the announcement, Brian Harvey, Chief Marketing Officer, SMBC Aviation Capital said, “We are delighted to enhance the depth of our marketing team which reflects our expanding business across the world. These individuals bring a wealth of skills from across the aircraft leasing industry. The fact that two of these appointees are also from within the company is testament to our keen emphasis on people development. We have a strong focus on placing our customers at the heart of our business and we hope that these new appointments will enhance that objective.”

The Airline Marketing team is responsible for managing SMBC Aviation Capital’s relationships with the global airline industry and the main aircraft and engine OEMs.


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For more information on our Airline Marketing team, team biographies and photographs, please visit our website at www.smbc.aero/team

or please contact:

Orla Benson, SMBC Aviation Capital: +353 86 047 4343

Rob Greening/Jack Hickey, Powerscourt: +44 207 250 1446/+353 83 448 8339

About SMBC Aviation Capital

SMBC Aviation Capital has 150 airline and investor customers in 50 countries. The company owns, manages and is committed to over 660 aircraft. Established in 2001, the company was acquired in 2012 by a consortium comprising two of Japan’s biggest companies SMFG and Sumitomo Corporation. SMBC Aviation Capital launched its debut bond with the sale of $500 million unsecured notes. For more information please visit www.smbc.aero

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19/12/2016

​ ​​SMBC Aviation Capital delivers another Boeing B787-8 aircraft to Air Europa.

SMBC Aviation Capital, one of the world's leading aircraft leasing companies, is pleased to announce that it has delivered its fifth Boeing B787-8 aircraft to Air Europa.

This delivery completes a series of five new Boeing 787-8 delivered on sale and lease back to Air Europa Lineas Aereas, S.A.U. (“Air Europa”).

This aircraft is part of the SMBC Aviation Capital Owned portfolio.



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15/12/2016

SMBC Aviation Capital delivers seventh of seven aircraft deal with Volaris

SMBC Aviation Capital, one of the world’s leading aircraft leasing companies has delivered an Airbus A320-200 aircraft MSN 7457 to Volaris. The delivery concluded at the Airbus facility in Hamburg. Volaris is one of Mexico’s leading airlines.

This delivery was part of a larger Sale & Leaseback transaction with Volaris for a total of seven Airbus A320-200 aircraft, six of which delivered between November 2014 and February 2016. This aircraft was the seventh and final aircraft delivery within this deal.

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14/12/2016

SMBC Aviation Capital delivers Airbus A320neo to Scandinavian Airline, SAS

SMBC Aviation Capital one of the world’s leading aircraft leasing companies has today delivered an Airbus A320neo (MSN 7352) to Scandinavian Airline, SAS . This follows on from the announcement on December 12th that SMBC Aviation Capital has concluded a deal with the airline for five Airbus A320neo aircraft on Sale and Leaseback.


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13/12/2016

​​SMBC Aviation Capital delivers another Boeing B787-8 aircraft to Air Europa.

SMBC Aviation Capital, one of the world's leading aircraft leasing companies, is pleased to announce that it has delivered its fourth Boeing B787-8 aircraft to Air Europa.

This aircraft is part of the SMBC Aviation Capital Owned portfolio.



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12/12/2016

SMBC Aviation Capital signs five Airbus A320neo aircraft deal with SAS

SMBC Aviation Capital, one of the world’s leading aircraft leasing companies has today (December 12th 2016) announced that it has concluded a deal with Scandinavian Airline, SAS, for five Airbus A320neo aircraft on Sale and Leaseback.

This is the most significant deal that SMBC Aviation Capital has completed with the airline and is the company’s first Airbus A320neo to be placed in Europe.

The first aircraft (MSN 7352) will deliver on December 14th 2016 with the additional four aircraft expected to deliver between 2017 and 2018.

Commenting on the deal, Brian Harvey, Chief Marketing Officer, SMBC Aviation Capital said, “We are very pleased to conclude a deal of scale with SAS, our first deal in Europe for the placement of an Airbus A320neo. This is a new partnership with SAS and we look forward to working with the airline in delivering on its future fleet requirements.”

Niklas Hårdänge, Vice President Fleet Management, SAS added, “We are very pleased to add these new technologically enhanced aircraft from SMBC Aviation Capital to our fleet in line with our growth objectives.

The agreement means that SAS, at the time of delivery of the aircraft will sell the aircraft to SMBC Aviation Capital and then lease them back for a long term lease period.

In total, SMBC Aviation Capital has leased 15 Airbus A320neo aircraft with airline customers across the world in 2016.


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For more information, please contact:

Orla Benson, SMBC Aviation Capital: +353 86 047 4343

Rob Greening/Jack Hickey, Powerscourt: +44 207 250 1446/+353 83 448 8339

About SAS

SAS is Scandinavia’s largest airline, flying customers to 1300 destinations worldwide and is part of the Star Alliance.

About SMBC Aviation Capital

SMBC Aviation Capital has 150 airline and investor customers in 50 countries. The company owns, manages and is committed to over 660 aircraft. Established in 2001, the company was acquired in 2012 by a consortium comprising two of Japan’s biggest companies SMFG and Sumitomo Corporation. SMBC Aviation Capital launched its debut bond with the sale of $500 million unsecured notes. For more information

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12/12/2016

SMBC Aviation Capital delivers B737-800 to Jeju Air

SMBC Aviation Capital, one of the world’s leading aircraft leasing companies announces that it has delivered a Boeing 737-800 (MSN 35018) to Jeju Air on the 9th December 2016 while the aircraft was located at Dublin Airport.

This aircraft is the first of a four aircraft deal to deliver to Jeju Air, with the next delivery scheduled for January 2017. Today’s delivery brings the total number of aircraft on lease to Jeju Air to eight.

This aircraft is also part of a large scale 14 aircraft transition programme, project managed by SMBC Aviation Capital, with all of the modification work undertaken at Dublin Airport.

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23/11/2016

SMBC Aviation Capital announces its results for the half year ended 30 September 2016

-Another period of strong profitable growth-

Dublin, 23 November 2016: SMBC Aviation Capital, one of the world’s leading aircraft leasing companies, today announces its results for the half year ended 30 September 2016.


Key Highlights:

  • Revenue of $502.8 million, up 19.2% compared to H1 2015 ($421.8 million)
  • Profit before tax of $142.9 million, up 29.6% compared to H1 2015 ($110.2 million)
  • Aircraft assets in excess of $9.6 billion, comprising 273 owned and 180 managed aircraft
  • Closed 48 transactions during the period
  • 14 new aircraft deliveries, including our first A320 NEO and three B787s
  • Extended 10 leases with existing customers, and transitioned 13 aircraft to new lessees
  • 11 owned aircraft sold with an average age of 8.3 years, and contracted sale agreements / letters of intent signed for the sale of a further 16 aircraft with an average age of 10.3 years
  • 99.97% aircraft utilisation in owned fleet, reflecting high quality asset base
  • Broader shareholder product base used to enter into eight new Japanese Operating Lease with a Call Option (“JOLCO”) transactions for our customer base
  • $500 million inaugural bond issuance closed on 19 July 2016


“We are pleased to have delivered another six months of profitable growth. The strong fundamentals of the global aircraft leasing industry, together with our disciplined approach to asset selection and risk and portfolio management, as well as our focus on providing our customers with the most technologically advanced aircraft, have continued to yield strong results.

In July, we closed a $500 million senior unsecured notes offering. This was an important step forward for the company as we continue to diversify our sources of funding, and we have been encouraged by the market’s reaction to our investment case.

The company has continued to trade well since the period end, and we remain confident in the future prospects for SMBC Aviation Capital.”



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For media enquiries, please contact:

Rob Greening / Ben Griffiths, Powerscourt (UK): +44 207 250 1446

Jack Hickey, Powerscourt (Ireland): +353 83 448 8339

Note to Editors

About SMBC Aviation Capital

SMBC Aviation Capital is one of the world’s top 5 largest aircraft lessors, with over 100 airline customers in 44 countries. As of 30 September 2016, the company owns, manages and is committed to purchase 669 aircraft. Established in 2001, the company rebranded to SMBC Aviation Capital in 2012 following its acquisition by a consortium comprising two of Japan’s biggest companies SMFG and Sumitomo Corporation.

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21/11/2016

SMBC Aviation Capital delivers another Boeing B737-800 to Ukraine International Airlines.

SMBC Aviation Capital, one of the world's largest aircraft leasing companies today delivered a Boeing B737-800 on lease to Ukraine International Airlines.

This is the third aircraft of a three aircraft transaction.

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17/11/2016

SMBC Aviation Capital to announce half year results

SMBC Aviation Capital, one of the world’s leading aircraft leasing companies, will announce its first half financial results for the period ending September 30, 2016 on November 23, 2016.

Detailed financials will be posted on our password protected company data site and a conference call will be scheduled for 11.00 Eastern Standard Time on November 23, 2016 to discuss these results. Dial-in details for the call will also be posted to our data site.For qualified parties wishing to register to gain access to our financial information, please register your interest at https://www.smbc.aero/investors

A press release with details will be posted on the news section of our company website www.smbc.aero

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17/11/2016

SMBC Aviation Capital delivers Airbus A321-200 to Volaris

SMBC Aviation Capital is pleased to announce that it has delivered an Airbus A321-200 aircraft bearing manufacturer’s serial number 7416 to Volaris. This is SMBC Aviation Capital’s 13th aircraft on lease to the airline and this specific aircraft is the 2nd aircraft of a two (2) aircraft deal.

The transaction was completed at the Airbus facility in Hamburg on 18th November 2016.

Volaris, based in Mexico is an ultra-low-cost carrier with point-to-point operations, serving Mexico, the United States and Central America.


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15/11/2016

SMBC Aviation Capital signs four aircraft deal with Jeju Air

SMBC Aviation Capital, one of the world’s leading aircraft leasing companies has today (November 15th 2016) announced that it has concluded a deal with Jeju Air for four Boeing 737-800 aircraft.This is the third portfolio deal that SMBC Aviation Capital has completed with Jeju Air over the past year and brings to eleven, the number of aircraft on lease to the airline.

Jeju Air is the largest low cost carrier based in Seoul, Korea.The aircraft will predominantly be used on international expansion out of both Seoul and Busan.

The first aircraft (MSN 35018) will deliver at the beginning of December with the additional three aircraft (MSN 37541, MSN 37540 and MSN 37543) expected to deliver before the end of March 2017.

Commenting on the conclusion of the deal, Peter Barrett CEO, SMBC Aviation Capital said, “We are very pleased to conclude our third portfolio deal with Jeju Air. Jeju Air is a valued customer and we look forward to building our relationship with the airline.This deal also increases our footprint in Asia, which is one of our key objectives.”

Ken Choi, CEO of Jeju Air added, We are delighted to add these aircraft from SMBC Aviation Capital to our fleet as we expand our networks in line with our growth objectives. The B737-800 has proven to be a success in service with Jeju Air and we are pleased to have SMBC Aviation Capital’s experienced team working with us to achieve our fleet growth.”

The four aircraft will be delivered in Dublin, Ireland following transition.

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08/11/2016

SMBC Aviation Capital delivers Airbus A321-200 to Volaris

SMBC Aviation Capital is pleased to announce that it has delivered an Airbus A321-200 aircraft bearing manufacturer’s serial number 7368 to Volaris. This is SMBC Aviation Capital’s 12th aircraft on lease to the airline and this specific aircraft is the 1st aircraft of a two (2) aircraft deal.

The transaction was completed at the Airbus facility in Hamburg on 31st October 2016.

Volaris, based in Mexico is an ultra-low-cost carrier with point-to-point operations, serving Mexico, the United States and Central America.



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07/11/2016

SMBC Aviation Capital to host trade investor seminars in Japan

SMBC Aviation Capital, one of the world’s leading aircraft leasing companies is to host two trade investor seminars in Japan on the topic of investing and purchasing aircraft.The first will take place on November 8th 2016 in Tokyo with the second scheduled for Osaka on November 10th 2016.Amongst topics to be discussed include why aircraft is an attractive asset, key decisions that should be considered when investing in aircraft and the types of aircraft most popular with investors.

Michael Weiss, Head of Aircraft Trading, SMBC Aviation Capital said, “We are very pleased to host these seminars in Japan for those interested in investing in aircraft.As global interest in this area continues to evolve and develop, we are experiencing strong growth in this part of our business which is an important element of our strategy.”

Aircraft as an asset continues to grow in popularity for a number of reasons including the predicted growth of air travel and aircraft leasing over the coming years and in addition that aircraft are a movable asset.

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03/11/2016

New lease signed with Ural Airlines

SMBC Aviation Capital, one of the world’s leading aircraft leasing companies, is today (November 3rd 2016) pleased to announce that it has signed a lease with Ural Airlines for an Airbus A320-200 aircraft with Manufacturer’s Serial Number 2947.

The aircraft will be delivered to Ural Airlines at the end of this month and will bring the number of aircraft placed on-lease by SMBC Aviation Capital with Ural to seven.

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20/10/2016

SMBC Aviation Capital delivers another Boeing B787-8 aircraft to Air Europa.

SMBC Aviation Capital, one of the world's leading aircraft leasing companies, is pleased to announce that it has delivered its third Boeing B787-8 aircraft to Air Europa.

This aircraft is part of the SMBC Aviation Capital Owned portfolio



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22/09/2016

SMBC Aviation Capital delivers Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner to Avianca

  • Bringing the company’s owned portfolio to 300 aircraft –

Charleston, USA, September 22 SMBC Aviation Capital, one of the world’s leading aircraft leasing companies, today delivered a Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner (MSN 37510) to Aerovias Del Continente Americano S.A (Avianca). This is the eighth aircraft SMBC Aviation Capital has on lease to Avianca and the fifth aircraft delivered to the airline this year. This delivery brings SMBC Aviation Capital’s owned portfolio of aircraft to 300 for the first time.
Commenting on the significance of the deal, Brian Harvey, Chief Marketing Officer of SMBC Aviation Capital said, “From mandate to closure, this has been one of the quickest deliveries of an aircraft that we have ever achieved, completing the entire process within 16 business days. It also brings our owned portfolio to 300 for the first time.
This is testament to the efficiency of our platform, the strong relationship we have with Avianca and also our excellent relations with Boeing and Rolls Royce to meet a customer’s requirements in such a short amount of time.”

Hernán Rincón, President and CEO of Avianca expressed: “We are very proud to have SMBC Aviation Capital as a partner, for more than 10 years they have been financing various types of aircraft, that now include Avianca’s ninth Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner; we look forward to continue working alongside SMBC Aviation Capital as Avianca continues executing its fleet program.”

"SMBC Aviation Capital is a valued partner and we’re proud that their milestone airplane is built by Boeing,” said Brad McMullen, vice president of North America Sales and Leasing, Boeing Commercial Airplanes. “SMBC Aviation Capital understands the market and what is important to airlines around the world, and we will be there for them as they grow their fleet in years to come.”

The Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner follows on from the delivery of an additional 787 to Avianca in August, which was the first new technology widebody to be leased into the Americas by SMBC Aviation Capital.

In total, SMBC Aviation Capital has 300 aircraft in its owned portfolio, 150 in its managed portfolio and an order book of 204 aircraft.


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13/09/2016

SMBC Aviation Capital delivers Airbus A320-214 to IndiGo

SMBC Aviation Capital, one of the world's leading aircraft leasing companies, is pleased to announce (September 13th 2016) that it has completed the delivery of an Airbus A320-214 aircraft (MSN 3750) to IndiGo (Interglobe Aviation Limited). The delivery was completed in Porto Alegre, Brazil.

The delivery of this aircraft is the second A320-200s currently on lease to IndiGo.

IndiGo is one of the largest airlines in India and Asia’s second largest low-cost carrier.

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02/09/2016

SMBC Aviation Capital completes A321 delivery to Beijing Capital Airlines

SMBC Aviation Capital, one of the world’s leading aircraft leasing companies has completed the delivery of an Airbus A321-231 (MSN number 7288) to Beijing Capital Airlines. The delivery took place at the Airbus facility in Hamburg, Germany on August 31st 2016.

This is the third of a three aircraft deal to deliver to Beijing Capital this year.

The first and second aircraft (MSN 7191, MSN 7220) delivered in June and July 2016.

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11/08/2016

SMBC Aviation Capital delivers Boeing 787-8 to Avianca

SMBC Aviation Capital, one of the world's leading aircraft leasing companies, is pleased to announce that it has delivered a Boeing B787-8 aircraft to Aerovias Del Continente Americano S.A (Avianca).

This is the fourth aircraft of a four aircraft sale and leaseback transaction.

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25/07/2016

SMBC Aviation Capital delivers another Boeing B737-800 to Ukraine International Airlines.

SMBC Aviation Capital, one of the world's largest aircraft leasing companies today delivered a Boeing B737-800 on lease to Ukraine International Airlines.

This is the second aircraft of a three aircraft transaction.

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20/07/2016

SMBC Aviation Capital closes $500 million senior unsecured notes offering and announces financial results for the fiscal year ended 31 March 2016.

-Debut bond provides even greater diversity of funding sources-

-Revenue surpasses $1bn for the first time-

Dublin, July 20, 2016: SMBC Aviation Capital, one of the world’s leading aircraft leasing companies, today announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, SMBC Aviation Capital Finance DAC, has closed the sale of $500 million of its 2.65% senior unsecured notes due 2021 (the “Notes”).The Notes are fully and unconditionally guaranteed by SMBC Aviation Capital.Proceeds from the offering will be used for general corporate purposes, which may include, among other things, the purchase of aircraft and the repayment of existing indebtedness.

SMBC Aviation Capital also today announced its financial results for the fiscal year ended 31 March 2016, with revenue surpassing $1billion

Revenue of $1,046 billion (2015: $ 906 million), an increase of 15%

  • Operating profit of $530 million (2015: $ 433 million), an increase of 22%
  • Aircraft assets in excess of $10.2 billion, comprising 297 owned and 145 managed aircraft
  • Fitch Ratings and Standard & Poor’s affirmed the company’s long-term issuer default rating at BBB+, meaning it is one of the highest rated aircraft lessors in the industry
  • $600m Revolving Credit Facility entered into with a consortium of five major banks during the year
  • Order placed for 10 Boeing 737 MAX 8s, bringing order book to 205 aircraft, comprising 110 A320neo, 90 B737 MAX 8 and 5 A321ceo aircraft
  • Completed 57 aircraft deliveries, including SMBC Aviation Capital’s first B787-8 Dreamliner
  • Concluded 45 new lease agreements, sold 27 owned and managed aircraft and added 12 new customers

Today’s announcement illustrates our commitment to diversifying our sources of funding, and clearly demonstrates the market’s confidence in our growth plans.

I am also pleased to report a strong financial performance for the year, with revenue surpassing the $1 billion mark for the first time in our history. We have continued to expand our business across the world, particularly in Asia, which is a testament to both the strength of our strategy as well as our position as a global leader in this sector.

We are optimistic about our growth prospects over the longer term.The continuing support of our shareholders, combined with our focus on our customers and providing them with the most technologically advanced aircraft, mean that we are well positioned to drive future growth.”


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19/07/2016

SMBC Aviation Capital delivers another Airbus A321 aircraft to Beijing Capital Airlines

SMBC Aviation Capital, one of the world's leading aircraft leasing companies, is pleased to announce that it has delivered another Airbus A321-200 aircraft on lease to Beijing Capital Airlines.

This is the second A321 delivered by SMBC Aviation Capital to Beijing Capital Airlines and is the second of three aircraft contracted to deliver to Beijing Capital Airlines from the company's order book with Airbus.


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08/07/2016

SMBC Aviation Capital delivers a Boeing B737 aircraft to T'way Air

SMBC Aviation Capital, one of the world’s leading aircraft leasing companies, is pleased to announce that it has delivered a B737-800 aircraft to T'way Air.

The aircraft is part of the SMBC Aviation Capital Owned Portfolio.

This is the third aircraft that T'way Air have on lease from SMBC Aviation Capital.



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04/07/2016

SMBC Aviation Capital delivers another B737 aircraft to Jeju Air Co. Ltd

SMBC Aviation Capital, one of the world’s leading aircraft leasing companies, is pleased to announce that it has delivered a B737-800 aircraft to Jeju Air Co. Ltd.

The aircraft is part of the SMBC Aviation Capital Owned Portfolio.

This is the seventh aircraft that Jeju Air have on lease from SMBC Aviation Capital.

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29/06/2016

SMBC Aviation Capital delivers an Airbus A321 aircraft to Beijing Capital Airlines

SMBC Aviation Capital, one of the world's leading aircraft leasing companies, is pleased to announce that it has delivered an Airbus A321-200 aircraft on lease to a new customer, Beijing Capital Airlines.

This is the first A321 delivered by SMBC Aviation Capital to Beijing Capital Airlines and is one of three aircraft contracted to deliver to Beijing Capital Airlines from the company's order book with Airbus.

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27/06/2016

SMBC Aviation Capital delivers another A320neo aircraft to GoAir

SMBC Aviation Capital, one of the world's leading aircraft leasing companies, is pleased to announce that it has delivered a second Airbus A320neo aircraft to GoAir.

This aircraft is part of the SMBC Aviation Capital Owned Portfolio and brings the number of aircraft leased by SMBC Aviation Capital to GoAir to five.

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17/06/2016

SMBC Aviation Capital delivers Airbus A320-200 to Thai Air Asia

SMBC Aviation Capital, one of the world's leading aircraft leasing companies, is pleased to announce that it has delivered an Airbus A320-200 aircraft to Thai Air Asia.

This aircraft is part of the SMBC Aviation Capital Owned Portfolio.

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16/06/2016

SMBC Aviation Capital delivers Boeing B787-8 aircraft to Air Europa.

SMBC Aviation Capital, one of the world's leading aircraft leasing companies, is pleased to announce that it has delivered its second Boeing B787-8 aircraft to Air Europa.

This aircraft is part of the SMBC Aviation Capital Owned portfolio.

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13/06/2016

SMBC Aviation Capital delivers a Boeing B737-800 (MSN 35005) to a new customer, Ukraine International Airlines.

Dublin, 9th June 2016: SMBC Aviation Capital, one of the world's largest aircraft leasing companies today delivered a Boeing B737-800 (MSN 35005) on lease to a new customer, Ukraine International Airlines.

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02/06/2016

SMBC Aviation Capital delivers an Airbus A319 to new customer, Nesma Airlines


SMBC Aviation Capital, one of the world's largest aircraft leasing companies today delivered an Airbus A319 (MSN 1952) on lease to a new customer, Nesma Airlines, an Egyptian airline based in Cairo.

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02/06/2016

SMBC Aviation Capital delivers its first Airbus A320neo aircraft

SMBC Aviation Capital, one of the world’s largest aircraft leasing companies has taken delivery of its first Airbus A320neo aircraft at the Airbus facility in Toulouse. The aircraft is being leased to GoAir and is the Indian airline’s first Neo with a second A320neo due on sale and leaseback in June.

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24/05/2016

SMBC Aviation Capital delivers Airbus A320-200 to Asia Aviation Capital Leasing

SMBC Aviation Capital, one of the world's leading aircraft leasing companies, is pleased to announce that it has delivered an Airbus A320-200 aircraft to Asia Aviation Capital Leasing.

This aircraft is part of the SMBC Aviation Capital Owned Portfolio.

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24/05/2016

SMBC Aviation Capital delivers Airbus A320-200 to Avianca


SMBC Aviation Capital, one of the world's leading aircraft leasing companies, is pleased to announce that it has delivered an Airbus A320-200 aircraft to Aerovias Del Continente Americano S.A. (Avianca)

This is the third aircraft of a four aircraft sale and leaseback transaction.

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21/05/2016

SMBC Aviation Capital delivers A321 aircraft to JSC Ural Airlines

SMBC Aviation Capital, one of the world's leading aircraft leasing companies is pleased to announce that it has delivered an Airbus A321 aircraft to JSC Ural Airlines.

This aircraft is part of the SMBC Aviation Capital Owned Portfolio.

This is the sixth aircraft that JSC Ural Airlines have on lease from SMBC Aviation Capital.

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19/05/2016

SMBC Aviation Capital Orders Additional CFM LEAP-1A engines

Order Valued at $140 million

See press release for further details

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14/05/2016

SMBC Aviation Capital sells Boeing B737-800 aircraft

SMBC Aviation Capital, one of the world's leading aircraft leasing companies, is pleased to announce that it has sold a Boeing B737-800 aircraft to an investor based in Japan.

SMBC Aviation Capital will continue provide management services to the purchaser following the sale.

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12/05/2016

SMBC Aviation Capital delivers Airbus A320-200 to Siberia Airlines (S7)

SMBC Aviation Capital, one of the world's leading aircraft leasing companies, is pleased to announce that it has delivered an Airbus A320-200 aircraft to Siberia Airlines (S7)

This is the second aircraft of a two aircraft sale and leaseback transaction.

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11/05/2016

SMBC Aviation Capital sells Embraer ERJ-170LR Aircraft

SMBC Aviation Capital, one of the world's leading aircraft leasing companies, is pleased to announce that it has sold an Embraer ERJ-170LR aircraft to a company based in Europe.

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05/05/2016

SMBC Aviation Capital delivers Airbus A320-200 to Siberia Airlines (S7)

SMBC Aviation Capital, one of the world's leading aircraft leasing companies, is pleased to announce that it has delivered an Airbus A320-200 aircraft to Siberia Airlines (S7)

This is the first aircraft of a two aircraft sale and leaseback transaction.

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03/05/2016

SMBC Aviation Capital sells Embraer ETJ-170LR Aircraft

SMBC Aviation Capital, one of the world's leading aircraft leasing companies, is pleased to announce that it has sold an Embraer ERJ-170LR aircraft to a company based in Europe

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03/05/2016

SMBC Aviation Capital sells Embraer ERJ-170LR Aircraft

SMBC Aviation Capital, one of the world's leading aircraft leasing companies, is pleased to announce that it has sold an Embraer ERJ-170LR aircraft to a company based in the United Kingdom.

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18/04/2016

SMBC Aviation Capital delivers B737 aircraft to Jeju Air Co. Ltd.

SMBC Aviation Capital, one of the world’s leading aircraft leasing companies, is pleased to announce that it has delivered a B737-800 aircraft to Jeju Air Co. Ltd.

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12/04/2016

SMBC Aviation Capital to sponsor Masters in Aviation Finance in UCD

  • First MSc Aviation Finance Degree in Europe -

SMBC Aviation Capital, the world’s third largest aircraft leasing company is pleased (April 12th 2016) to announce our sponsorship of a new MSc in Aviation Finance Degree which will commence in the UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School in Dublin from September 2016.This will be the only degree of its type in Europe and will provide graduates with aviation and aircraft specialisation.

Commenting on the sponsorship, Peter Barrett, CEO of SMBC Aviation Capital said, “Our sponsorship of this programme demonstrates our support of the Irish education sector while also ensuring that we are at the forefront of the latest thinking in the areas of asset valuation and financial modelling.We will also benefit from access to a pool of highly specialised graduates.The development of this course underpins the strength of this rapidly evolving industry in Ireland.”

Speaking about the course benefits, Patrick Blaney, course leader of the MSc in Aviation Finance: “The success of any Masters programme is driven by its intellectual content and the career opportunities it creates. UCD Smurfit School’s MSc in Aviation Finance is suitable for graduates from a wide variety of disciplines including business, economics, finance, engineering and science who want to pursue a career in the highly dynamic sector of Aviation Finance & Leasing. We have had significant interest in the programme from overseas graduates, in particular from Hong Kong, Singapore and China, who recognise the unique opportunity to gain specialist knowledge of the principles of Aircraft and Corporate Finance activities direct from Industry Leaders. ”

SMBC Aviation Capital, along with other industry partners, has committed support to the programme over 5 years (2016 – 2020) and over this time will

  • Lend expert support and sharing experiences through employee participation at guest lectures and speaking engagements
  • Provide an advisory role through board membership
  • Provide industry knowledge and workspace as required to the student body

The MSc in Aviation Finance launches on April 12th 2016 in the UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School.SMBC Aviation Capital will host a graduate recruitment stand.This will be followed by an address from Willie Walsh, CEO of IAG.SMBC Aviation Capital will also host an open event at its offices in the IFSC in the coming weeks so that potential candidates can learn more about the aircraft leasing industry.



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