Stamford, Connecticut-based Aircastle continues to struggle to place more of its Embraer E190-E2-series aircraft slated to begin arriving next year; however, the lessor is confident the Boeing-Embraer tie-up and the aircraft’s recent entry into service will help entice new customers. Speaking to analysts on an Aug. 7 earnings call, CEO Michael Inglese confirmed that a letter-of-intent (LOI) with an unidentified carrier for three aircraft will not turn into firm placements. “That ...

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