Clifford Chance's Moscow office has advised CDB Aviation Lease Finance DAC on a long-term lease of three Boeing 737-800 aircraft to Russian carrier Nordwind Airlines. Debevoise reportedly advised Nordwind.
The first 737-800 was delivered to Nordwind on July 27, the second was delivered on August 1, and the final aircraft is expected to arrive towards the end of August. The 737-800s are configured in a single economy class layout and will be operated on Nordwind’s domestic routes.
The Clifford Chance team was led by Moscow Managing Partner and Head of Aviation Victoria Bortkevicha, supported by Senior Associate Vadim Turtsev and Associate Dmitry Elkin.