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Afrijet extends its ATR fleet by an ATR72-500

Posted 19 June 2017 · Add Comment

Afrijet Business Service, the specialist regional airline in Gabon has taken delivery of the ATR72-500, MSN 715 on lease from Aergo Capital, in a deal arranged by AELIS Group, the Slovakia-based marketing expert.

This makes the second ATR72-500 to be operated by AFRIJET, and it complements a fleet of ATR42-500, securing further developments in Central Africa.

"We are delighted to close our third aircraft transaction with Afrijet and we are excited about the future perspective offered by fleet development," said Fred Browne, CEO of Aergo Capital.

"We appreciate the great support from Aergo and we are excited by the new expansion possibilities offered by the ATR72-500, including a new Business Service and additional capacity for the sub-region of Central Africa. We know we can rely on AELIS Group to support our fleet development and take care of the deal arrangement," commented Marc Gaffajoli, CEO of Afrijet Business Service.

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