ECC Leasing Company Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of Embraer, has sold two ERJ 135 and one ERJ 145 pre-owned jets to Serviços Executivos Aéreos de Angola (SEAA). The African start-up scheduled airline intends to initially operate the aircraft on domestic routes.
“We are very pleased to welcome SEAA to the growing family of operators who are choosing to acquire pre-owned Embraer aircraft from ECC Leasing,” said Mark Dunnachie, Director of ECC Leasing. “We look forward to a long and happy relationship, and we are certain that our regional jets will perform very well for this new African customer.”
SEAA’s ERJ 135s are configured in a 37-seat layout, while the ERJ 145 has 50 seats. They will be based at SEAA’s main airport in Lubango, operating routes to the country’s capital of Luanda, as well as to Cabinda, Ondjiva, and Saurimo.
“We are delighted to have concluded this first purchase of Embraer regional jets for our new operations, bringing modern, reliable aircraft to meet the growing demand of the domestic and intra-regional markets in Angola,” said Mr. Silvestre Tulumba T. Kapose, owner and founder of SEAA.
About ECC Leasing Company Limited
Embraer’s wholly owned subsidiary, ECC Leasing Company Limited (eccleasing.com), was incorporated in Dublin, Ireland, in September 2002, to manage and remarket Embraer’s pre-owned aircraft portfolio. To date, ECC has handled a total of 79 aircraft, of which 27 have been leased and 36 sold to airlines, corporations, and government entities in North and South America, Europe, and Asia. ECC Leasing deals with Embraer aircraft that may be acquired through trade-ins and provides remarketing services for third parties in connection with its sales campaigns.
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