TrueNoord leases four new ATR 72-600s to Wings Air of Indonesia

TrueNoord leases four new ATR 72-600s to Wings Air of Indonesia

These are the first factory new aircraft to be purchased and leased by TrueNoord signifying the regional specialist’s focus on a low average fleet age and a broadening of its turboprop portfolio.

11 December 2018

We look forward to seeing you at the Airline Economics Growth Frontiers Conference in London next week

Airline Economics Growth Frontiers London 2018, 6 December

We look forward to seeing you at the Airline Economics Growth Frontiers Conference in London next week.

30 November 2018

TrueNoord Press Office

Further information about TrueNoord, expert commentary regarding regional aircraft leasing and global market insights.

21 February 2017

TrueNoord secures further funding to drive growth plans

TrueNoord secures further funding to drive growth plans

Following the equity and debt raise, TrueNoord is targeting an acceleration of its growth plans with a strategy to substantially grow its existing fleet of 30 Embraer, Bombardier and ATR aircraft within the next five years, and building on its strong presence in Europe through further expansion in Asia, Africa and the Americas.

8 November 2018

TrueNoord Annual Report 2017-18

TrueNoord Annual Report 2017-18

You can now download our 2017-18 annual report

4 November 2018

Airline Economics Growth Frontiers

Airline Economics Growth Frontiers Hong Kong 2018, 29-30 October

Anne-Bart Tieleman, CEO of TrueNoord, will be speaking on the Regional Aircraft Specialist Leasing and Finance Panel on Tuesday 30th October at 14:00. We hope you will come along and attend the discussion!

16 October 2018

We look forward to seeing you at the ALTA Latin American and Caribbean Airlines Annual Meeting 2018 in Panama City, Panama

ALTA Latin American and Caribbean Airlines Annual Meeting 2018, October 28 – 30

We look forward to seeing you at the ALTA Latin American and Caribbean Airlines Annual Meeting 2018 in Panama City, Panama.

15 October 2018

TrueNoord will be attending the Airline Economics Growth Frontiers Conference in New York next week

Airline Economics Growth Frontiers Conference: New York 2018, 17-18 October

TrueNoord will be attending the Airline Economics Growth Frontiers Conference in New York next week. We look forward to seeing you there!

Anne-Bart Tieleman, CEO of TrueNoord, will be attending the Ishka Aviation Investival next week in New York

Ishka Aviation Investival – October 16-17, New York

Anne-Bart Tieleman, CEO of TrueNoord, will be attending the Ishka Aviation Investival next week in New York.

ERA Magazone September-October 2018

Change in the European ACMI landscape?

Are North American-style capacity purchase agreements taking off in Europe and what effect could these have on leasing regional aircraft?

1 October 2018

CityJet leases two Bombardier CRJ900 ERs from TrueNoord

CityJet leases two Bombardier CRJ900 ERs from TrueNoord

TrueNoord has partly financed the transaction by the recent term loan warehouse facility underwritten by NORD/LB, Morgan Stanley and Barclays.

27 September 2018

TrueNoord look forward to seeing you at the Regional Airline Association Annual Convention 2018 in Long Beach, California

RAA Annual Convention 2018 – September 23-26, Long Beach, CA

We look forward to seeing you at the Regional Airline Association Annual Convention 2018 in Long Beach, California.

18 September 2018

The TrueNoord team look forward to seeing you at ISTAT EMEA 2018 in Prague, Czech Republic

ISTAT EMEA 2018 – September 23-25, Prague

The TrueNoord team look forward to seeing you at ISTAT EMEA 2018 in Prague, Czech Republic.

17 September 2018

TrueNoord secures financing facility of US$500 million to underpin global growth strategy

TrueNoord secures financing facility of US$500 million to underpin global growth strategy

This will be used as a warehouse to finance business development and expand the TrueNoord portfolio of Embraer, Bombardier and ATR aircraft. The debt facility will be also be deployed to partially refinance the existing fleet.

17 July 2018

Truenoord will be at the Farnbourough International Airshow 2018

Farnborough International Airshow 2018 – July 16-22

TrueNoord’s executive team are looking forward to attending the Farnborough International Airshow next week. We hope to see you all there!

11 July 2018

Airfinance China Conference 2018 – June 14-15, Shanghai

Airfinance China Conference 2018 – June 14-15, Shanghai

We look forward to seeing you at the Airfinance China Conference 2018 in Shanghai, China.

11 June 2018

TrueNoord are proud to be sponsoring the first ever AMS-STAT event in Amsterdam on the 28th of June

AMS-STAT 2018 – June 28th, Amsterdam

TrueNoord are proud to be sponsoring the first ever AMS-STAT event in Amsterdam on the 28th of June.

5 June 2018

TrueNoord closes purchase of two Embraer E190 regional aircraft from GECAS operated by Mandarin Airlines

TrueNoord closes purchase of two Embraer E190 regional aircraft from GECAS operated by Mandarin Airlines

This pair of aircraft increases TrueNoord’s Embraer fleet under lease to seventeen globally operated E190s.

29 May 2018

Asian Aviation Magazine

Niche market, niche player

Asian aviation editor Matt Driskill spoke with TrueNoord’s CEO, Anne-Bart Tieleman, about the lessor’s work and future plans.

4 May 2018

TrueNoord Embraer E190 aircraft

TrueNoord closes purchase of three Embraer E190 regional aircraft from GECAS

These aircraft are under lease with and operated by HOP!, the regional operator for AirFrance-KLM in France.

11 April 2018

ERA Regional Airline Conference 2018 – April 18-19, Vienna

ERA Regional Airline Conference 2018 – April 18-19, Vienna

We look forward to seeing you at the ERA Regional Airline Conference 2018 in Vienna, Austria.

27 March 2018

Low Cost & Regional Magazine - 2018

Planes for rent

As demand for aircraft leasing continues to grow, Keith Mwanalushi looks more closely at the market and at how lease rates and values are shaping up.

20 March 2018

Five E190 aircraft operated regionally by KLM Cityhopper represents a significant investment for TrueNoord

TrueNoord closes financing facility for five Embraer E190-100 regional aircraft leased by KLM Cityhopper

This new group of five E190 aircraft operated regionally by KLM Cityhopper represents a significant investment for TrueNoord, and heralds the start of 2018’s highly targeted programme for their fleet under lease.

27 February 2018

MRO Management Magazine

Trade-offs in trading

Leasing aircraft often seems an easy option but care needs to be taken. Mario Pierobon reports.

19 February 2018

ISTAT Americas Conference 2018, 4-6 March, San Diego

ISTAT Americas Conference 2018, 4-6 March, San Diego

We look forward to seeing you at the ISTAT Americas Conference in San Diego, California.

12 February 2018

ERA Regional International Magazine January / February 2018

Leasing: In it for the long term

Can ACMI contracts deliver the affordability and flexibility that regional carriers seek to underpin their operations?

7 February 2018

Regional aircraft leasing has its own challenges and opportunities in the months and years ahead

Dublin 2018: As the growth cycle teeters at its peak, regional aircraft finance looks to remain a specialist niche

Angus von Schoenberg, Industry Officer at TrueNoord reviews speaker opinions.

6 February 2018

TrueNoord - Richard Jacobs and Carst Lindeboom

TrueNoord welcomes new Head of Sales & Marketing, Richard Jacobs, and new Sales Director, Carst Lindeboom

Jacobs and Lindeboom both joined the TrueNoord team this month as the organisation expands its senior management in line with significant portfolio growth and emerging global opportunities.

19 January 2018

TrueNoord announced as winner of the Global Transport Finance Regional Aircraft Lessor of the Year Award 2017

TrueNoord announced as winner of the Global Transport Finance Regional Aircraft Lessor of the Year Award 2017

TrueNoord were presented with the award on the 9th of January 2018 at the historic Merchant Taylors Hall in London in recognition of their performance throughout the year.

11 January 2018

TrueNoord closes sale-lease back with Air Astana for Embraer E190 aircraft

TrueNoord closes sale-lease back with Air Astana for Embraer E190 aircraft

TrueNoord has concluded the increase of an existing term financing facility with DVB bank for the purchase of a 2012 vintage Embraer E190 aircraft from Air Astana, which will continue to be operated by the airline under the terms of a sale-lease back transaction.

9 January 2018

Truenoord will be at the Airline Economics Growth Frontiers and the Annual Global Airfinance Conference Dub

Airline Economics Growth Frontiers Dublin 2018, January 21 – 24 and 20th Annual Global Airfinance Conference Dublin 2018, January 23 – 25

We look forward to seeing you at both the Airline Economics Growth Frontiers Conference and the 20th Annual Global Airfinance Conference in Dublin, Ireland.

4 January 2018

TrueNoord - Joram Lietaert Peerbolte - General Counsel

TrueNoord introduces General Counsel, Joram Lietaert Peerbolte

We are delighted to welcome Joram to the team, where his depth of transactional experience in the field will strengthen our business acumen as we develop our portfolio of aircraft and support operators across complex global jurisdictions.

19 December 2017

ISTAT Holiday Reception, 6th December, and Growth Frontiers, 7th December, London

ISTAT Holiday Reception, 6th December, and Growth Frontiers, 7th December, London

Season’s Greetings to all of TrueNoord’s customers! We look forward to seeing you in London on 6th -7th December.

7 November 2017

TrueNoord - Angus von Schoenberg - Chief Investment Officer

Can ACMI contracts deliver the affordability and flexibility that regional carriers seek to underpin their operations? What are the main areas of concern affecting the regional aviation sector in Europe?

Angus von Schoenberg of TrueNoord analyses the emerging trends at the recent ERA General Assembly 2017 in this report.

31 October 2017

ISTAT Latin America Forum 2017, 15-16 November, Bogota

ISTAT Latin America Forum 2017, 15-16 November, Bogota

We look forward to seeing you at the ISTAT Latin America Forum in Bogota, Colombia.

25 October 2017

Airfinance Journal 18th Annual Asia Pacific Airfinance Conference 2017, 1-2 November, Hong Kong

Airfinance Journal 18th Annual Asia Pacific Airfinance Conference 2017, 1-2 November, Hong Kong

We look forward to seeing you at the Asia Pacific Airfinance Conference in Hong Kong.

20 October 2017

Airline Economics Growth Frontiers

Airline Economics Growth Frontiers 2017, 30 October – 1 November, Hong Kong

We look forward to seeing you at the Growth Frontiers Conference in Hong Kong.

19 October 2017

TrueNoord - Evran Tuzgol - Finance Director

TrueNoord welcomes new Finance Director Evran Tuzgol

We are delighted to welcome Evran to the team, where his mix of market knowledge and experience in the field will strengthen our business as we grow.

17 October 2017

ERA Magazone September/October 2017

The right fit

Angus von Schoenberg, Chief Investment Officer at TrueNoord, talks to Regional International about how regional jets and turboprops can be used to ‘right size’ and optimise capacity for airlines.

5 October 2017

TrueNoord News: Aberdeen Asset Management Logo

TrueNoord receives new investment from Aberdeen Asset Management

Aberdeen Asset Management, a leading global asset management firm and part of the newly merged investment company – Standard Life Aberdeen, will be co-investing in the company alongside BlackRock who joined as an investor in June this year, and Bregal Freshstream who invested in the company in 2016.

19 September 2017

Truenoord Castlelake

TrueNoord purchases two ATR 72-600 aircraft with leases attached from Castlelake

TrueNoord has closed the final term financing facility with DVB bank and PK AirFinance for the remaining two of the six Embraer E190 aircraft that it purchased from BOC Aviation earlier this year with leases attached.

7 September 2017

ERA General Assembly 2017, 10-13 October, Athens

ERA General Assembly 2017, 17-19 October, Athens

We look forward to meeting you at the ERA General Assembly in Athens.

7 August 2017

We look forward to seeing you at ISTAT EMEA 2017 in Edinburgh

ISTAT EMEA 2017, 24-26 September, Edinburgh

We look forward to seeing you at ISTAT EMEA 2017 in Edinburgh.

6 August 2017

TrueNoord Embraer

Paris Airshow 2017 – Regional Aircraft Review

A market overview from Angus von Schoenberg, Chief Investment Officer – TrueNoord.

28 June 2017

Financing is now completed for the six aircraft from the BOC Aviation purchase

TrueNoord closes financing facility for two Embraer E190 aircraft leased by Air Astana

TrueNoord has closed the final term financing facility with DVB bank and PK AirFinance for the remaining two of the six Embraer E190 aircraft that it purchased from BOC Aviation earlier this year with leases attached.

19 June 2017

TrueNoord steps up investment in regional aircraft portfolio following deal with new investor

Funds managed by BlackRock, a leading global asset management firm, will be co-investing in its portfolio of leased aircraft assets alongside Bregal Freshstream who invested in the company in 2016

14 June 2017

Aircraft Commerce Magazine

Aircraft Commerce Magazine: Is there still a market for aircraft with 50 seats or less?

Aircraft Commerce article with Angus von Schoenberg, Chief Investment Officer at TrueNoord.

24 May 2017

International Paris Airshow 2017

International Paris Airshow 2017, June 19-25

We look forward to meeting you at the International Paris Air Show.

We look forward to seeing you at Asia’s Financial Skies Conference in Hong Kong

Asia’s Financial Skies Conference 2017, 8 May, Hong Kong

We look forward to seeing you at Asia’s Financial Skies Conference in Hong Kong.

27 April 2017

We look forward to seeing you at ISTAT Asia 2017 in Hong Kong

ISTAT Asia 2017, 9-11 May, Hong Kong

We look forward to seeing you at ISTAT Asia 2017 in Hong Kong.

7 April 2017

TrueNoord has closed the first tranche of a term financing facility for four of the six Embraer E190 aircraft

TrueNoord closes financing facility for four Embraer E190 aircraft leased by AeroMexico and TUI (Jetairfly) Belgium

TrueNoord has closed the first tranche of a term financing facility with DVB bank and PK AirFinance of Luxembourg for four of the six Embraer E190 aircraft that it purchased from BOC Aviation in January with leases attached.

23 March 2017

TrueNoord’s Chief Investment Officer, Angus von Schoenberg, invited to become Vice Chairman of ERA’s Chief Financial Officers Group

TrueNoord is proud to offer support to ERA in pursuit of its objectives.

13 March 2017

ERA Regional Airline Conference 2017 – March 29-30, Copenhagen

ERA Regional Airline Conference 2017 – March 29-30, Copenhagen

We look forward to meeting you at the ERA Regional Airline Conference in Copenhagen.

20 February 2017

TrueNoord - Anne-Bart Tieleman - Chief Executive Officer

Flight Airline Business Magazine: A snapshot of the aircraft asset finance market in 2017

TrueNoord’s CEO Anne-Bart Tieleman gives his view on the growing demand for specialised regional lessors and what this means for the future of the industry.

16 February 2017

TrueNoord Embraer E190 aircraft

TrueNoord commits to purchase six Embraer E190 aircraft with leases attached

TrueNoord Regional Aircraft Leasing announces its purchase of six Embraer E190 aircraft.

12 January 2017

Truenoord will be at the Airline Economics Growth Frontiers and the Annual Global Airfinance Conference Dub

January Conferences, Dublin

We look forward to seeing you at Airline Economics Growth Frontiers and the 19th Annual Global Airfinance Conference in Dublin.

6 January 2017

ERA General Assembly – October 11-13, Madrid

We look forward to meeting you at the ERA General Assembly in Madrid.

2 October 2016

TrueNoord - Garry Topp - Chief Commercial Officer

Friday’s Fast 5: TrueNoord Continues Regional Focus

Garry Topp, chief commercial officer for TrueNoord, talks about how the aircraft lessor will diversify its portfolio while maintaining its focus on regional aircraft.

29 September 2016

ERA Magazone September/October 2016

A boost to the bottom line?

Finding funds to finance new aircraft can be difficult but is not the only reason why many companies choose to lease. Angus von Schoenberg, Chief Investment Officer, TrueNoord, explains how aircraft lessors can reduce an airline’s risk exposure and deploy capital to operations.

24 September 2016

TrueNoord - Nigel Turner - Chairman (non-executive)

TrueNoord Regional Aircraft Leasing introduces Nigel Turner as Chairman

Nigel Turner’s appointment cements the recent expansion of the senior management team at TrueNoord.

11 July 2016

TrueNoord: GA-Finance announces rebrand

Regional Aircraft lessor GA-Finance announces re-brand, significant new investment and new additions to the senior management team

GA-Finance, the Amsterdam based regional aircraft leasing company, today announces that it is changing its name to TrueNoord Regional Aircraft Leasing.

8 July 2016