Sulija Partners Law Firm Vilnius has advised a subsidiary of aircraft leasing company AviaAM Leasing on the sale of an Airbus A321-211 aircraft from its fleet with an operating lease contract with Yamal Airlines to a subsidiary of GTLK Europe. GTLK Europe Ltd. was advised by DLA Piper’s London and Moscow offices.
According to an AviaAM press release, the aircraft features 220 seats and is powered by 2 CFM56 engines. The aircraft will mainly be used by the carrier on flights covering local destinations across the Russian Federation.
“Our fruitful cooperation with Yamal Airlines started back in 2011. Currently the carrier is operating eight CRJ200s leased from our company. We are very proud to have maintained a continuous business relationship with this award-winning carrier,” commented Tadas Goberis, Chairman of the Board and CEO of AviaAM Leasing.
Sulija Partners’s team included Partner Gintautas Sulija and Senior Associate Eduard Plesak.
The DLA Piper team included London-based Partner Richard Skipper, Legal Director Philip Lamzin, and Associate Anna Middlebrook.