Resident Lead Bender
- Feb 16, 2008
................Singapore Airlines got the planes in 2007, on a ten-year lease from Dr. Peters, a German aircraft leasing company. At the end of the lease, the aircraft were repainted and returned to Dr. Peters during the last quarter of 2017. They were stored at an airfield in the French Pyrenees while the company made a concerted effort to find a new operator. Unfortunately, despite reports that the aircraft were bound for Portuguese aircraft operator Hi Fly, a buyer has not been found.
“After extensive as well as intensive negotiations with various airlines such as British Airways, Hi Fly and Iran Air, Dr Peters Group has decided to sell the aircraft components and will recommend this approach to its investors,” the German firm told Reuters on Monday..............