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Updated June 27, 2022

  • Joe Breitfeller

Air Lease Corporation Places One Airbus A330-200 on Long Term Lease With Sentra Airways

Air Lease Corporation has placed one pre-owned Airbus A330-200 on long-term lease with airline startup Sentra Airways. The aircraft is scheduled to be delivered to the Bradford, UK-based carrier during summer 2022.


ALC Places One Airbus A330-200 on Long-Term Lease With Sentra Airways - Courtesy ALC/Sentra Airways

On Thursday (April 7, 2022), Air Lease Corporation (ALC) announced the placement of one used Airbus A330-200 on long-term lease to Sentra Airways for delivery during summer 2022. Sentra’s headquarters is located on the southern outskirts of Bradford in the UK, just 50 miles from their Manchester Airport base. The startup carrier will focus on niche point-to-point scheduled destinations. During the second half of 2022, Sentra plans on launching service to Accra, Ghana with additional African and U.S. routes to follow.


In today’s announcment, Sentra Airways’ Chairman and Accountable Manager, Ishmael Musah, said,


“Sentra Airways is delighted to have finally reached this significant milestone.”


Sentra Airways’ Executive Director, Bruce Fenton, added,


“We would like to express our thanks to ALC for being our lease partner for the first Sentra Airways A330-200. We look forward to further collaborations with ALC and completing the regulatory approvals to gain our UK AOC certification later this year.”


Based in Los Angeles, California, Air Lease Corporation (NYSE: AL) is a leading global aircraft leasing company. The ALC team is principally involved in the purchase of commercial aircraft and leasing them to airlines worldwide with customized leasing and financing solutions.



Source: Air Lease Corporation