Global Crossing Airlines announces agreement for A321 freighters with Greenwich Highland Aviation
MIAMI, October 05, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Global Crossing Airlines Group, Inc. (JET: TSX-V; JET.B: TSX-V; JETMF: OTCQB) (the “Society” Where “GlobalX“) announces the signing of an order for the long-term lease of four Airbus A321 Passenger-Freighter (P2F) with options for several additional units from an entity managed by Greenwich Highland Aviation, LLC (” GHA “).
GHA has arranged for the acquisition of the four Airbus A321 passenger aircraft, the first of which (MSN 1438) will begin conversion in January 2022 and enter service with GlobalX in July 2022. The second aircraft (MSN 1953) will begin conversion in June 2022 and will be commissioned by GlobalX in December 2022. The next two aircraft will be converted and leased to GlobalX in 2023.
“We are very pleased to conclude these long term lease orders with Greenwich Highland – an experienced and successful lessor who understands the narrow-body cargo market and our special requirements. We hope and plan to expand this deal beyond the first four aircraft and convert more A321s with GHA, ”said Ed Wegel, Chairman and CEO of GlobalX.
“We are very impressed with GlobalX’s execution of its business plan and its progress in building a world-class charter airline. We look forward to working closely with Ed and his great team to deliver these four aircraft and more as we continue to develop our long-term, mutually beneficial partnership, ”said Stuart Peebles, Director of Greenwich Highland Aviation.
About Greenwich Highland Aviation (GHA)
Formed in 2011 by a team of professionals from the aeronautical industry, each with more than 25 years of experience, GHA has become a very successful lessor and trader, specializing in particular in the A320 family. Building on previous individual experience in the conversion and rental of P2F narrow-body equipment, GHA has been developing its A321 P2F rental offering for the narrow-body cargo market for some time.
About Global Crossing Airlines
GlobalX is a US 121 national carrier and an additional airline using Airbus A320 family aircraft. GlobalX flies as an ACMI charter and crewed charter airline serving markets in the United States, the Caribbean and Latin America. For more information, please visit www.globalxair.com.
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