On February 21, SMBC Aviation Capital acquired a new Airbus A350-900 XWB (MSN 0185) from Kuwaiti based lessor, ALAFCO, which was delivered to Bangkok-based airline, Thai Airways.  The three-way transaction was completed at the Airbus facility in Toulouse and is part of a two A350 aircraft deal, the second of which will be delivered to Thai Airways in March 2018. Both aircraft will be fitted with Rolls Royce Trent XWB-84 engines. Commenting on the announcement, CEO Peter Barrett said “We are very pleased to conclude this transaction with ALAFCO which sees us acquire a new A350 and deliver it to

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