February 16, 2015
Sanad extends relationship with Etihad Airways by US$100m
Sanad Aero Solutions GmbH (Sanad), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Mubadala Development Company, has increased its leasing portfolio of spare engines and components with Etihad Airways through the addition of new assets valued at US$100m, including spare GEnx and GP7200 engines and spare landing gear and nacelles, to support the airline’s growing fleet of B777, B787, A320 and A380 aircraft. With the additional assets, the overall value of Sanad’s leasing relationship with Etihad Airways now exceeds US$450m. Sanad’s relationship with Etihad Airways began in 2011 through the financing of 11 GE90 and Rolls-Royce Trent spare engines, and the two companies extended this in 2013 through the financing of rotable component spares valued at over US$125m.