Griffin Global Asset Management delivered the first of two Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft in late December to Middle East low-cost carrier flydubai (Dubai Aviation Corporation), the second largest Dubai-based airline operating from Dubai International.
The second aircraft is expected to deliver this quarter.
“We are honored today to add flydubai to a growing list of airline partners. flydubai has built a leading regional carrier and we are excited to be able to support their continued growth by financing these two Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft,” said Michael Lombardi, vice president, marketing, at Griffin.
flydubai operates a single fleet-type of 72 Boeing 737 aircraft and includes: 32 Next-Generation Boeing 737-800, 37 Boeing 737 MAX 8 and 3 Boeing 737 MAX 9 aircraft.
Griffin is a commercial aircraft leasing and alternative asset management business with offices in Dublin, Ireland, Puerto Rico, and Los Angeles.