Gruenwald – On 31st August 2023, GOAL German Operating Aircraft Leasing GmbH & Co. KG (GOAL), a global provider of aircraft leasing solutions, is delighted to announce the successful delivery of two A350-900 aircraft to Fiji Airways. These remarkable aircraft, with MSN 260 and MSN 251, mark a significant milestone for GOAL and Fiji Airways.
The A350-900 with MSN 260 is owned by KGAL’s APF 5 fund which is managed by GOAL along with its major shareholder KGAL. MSN 251 is owned by an International Investment Fund, with GOAL proudly serving as the asset manager and MUFG Bank, a key player in global finance, has provided crucial financial support as the lender.
Jochen Baltes, Managing Director of GOAL: “We are very proud to have played a pivotal role in delivering these two Airbus A350-900 aircraft to Fiji Airways. Our mission at GOAL is to provide airlines with the most advanced and efficient solutions, and these two aircraft exemplify that commitment.”
Fiji Airways Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer Mr. Andre Viljoen has commended GOAL for its exemplary handling of the entire acquisition process.
“We are very pleased with our partnership with GOAL. They have shown the utmost professionalism from the point that we started initial discussions, to the final delivery of both aircraft. We at Fiji Airways are proud to have two more Airbus A350-900 XWBs in our fleet.”
Olivier Trauchessec, Managing Director, Head of Global Aviation, MUFG, said: “MUFG is honoured to have arranged the financing of this landmark transaction of one aircraft and to have teamed up with GOAL, combining our strong technical expertise to provide an efficient financing solution to Fiji Airways”