SAS completes MD80 and spare engine fleet sale to Allegiant Air

SAS has finalized the delivery stream of 12 MD82/83/87 aircraft (49383, 49605, 49606, 49607, 49609, 49611, 49642, 53010, 53011, 53165, 53337 and 53340) as well as 12 spare JT8D-217C/219 engines to Allegiant Air and its subsidiaries. The sale was agreed to in April 2011 and the deliveries have matched SAS’ continued phase-out of its MD80 fleet as part of its fleet renewal program. SAS’ remaining 13 MD80s and eight spare JT8D-217C/219 engines are under a firm contract for sale with the final deliveries in Q1 2015. Both transactions were arranged by SkyWorks Leasing.

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