Ireland-based lessor Avolon recorded a 67% increase in its fleet of owned, managed and committed airliners for 3Q 2016 compared to the same period a year ago, the company said. The number of aircraft rose from 258 to 432. The past quarter has seen Avolon—recently acquired by Chinese company Bohai Leasing—take on 45 aircraft from the portfolio of fellow-lessor GECAS for $2 billion. The last three months have also seen it make a $10 billion purchase of CIT Group’s leasing ...

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