Portuguese wet-lease specialist Hi Fly took delivery of its first Airbus A380. The aircraft is one of the five former Singapore Airlines aircraft the carrier has been returning to its owners after the first 10-year lease term has ended. It is powered Rolls-Royce Trent 900 model, with 471 seats in a three-class configuration.

SMBC Aviation Capital took delivery of its first Boeing 737 MAX 8 and leased it to Aeromexico.

AerCap signed lease agreements for 40 aircraft in 2Q18 (65 in 2Q17), and now has owned/managed/committed portfolio of 1,471 aircraft (1,539 a year ago).

Avolon executed 50 lease transactions in 2Q18 (21 in 2Q17), and now has owned/managed/committed portfolio of 890 aircraft (921 a year ago).