Altavair closes sale/leaseback of 6 aircraft with Delta

Altavair L.P., a commercial aviation finance company has announced the sale and leaseback agreement with Delta Air Lines for six Airbus A321-200 aircraft, the company said.

The acquisition was made through aircraft leasing investment platform Altitude Aircraft Leasing, which was established by KKR´s credit and infrastructure funds in 2018 to acquire aircraft to be serviced by Altavair.

KKR is a global investment firm that manages multiple alternative asset classes, including private equity, energy, infrastructure, real estate and credit, with strategic partners that manage hedge funds.

Altavair L.P. is an asset manager focusing on the acquisition of new and used commercial aircraft for leasing to domestic and international passenger airlines and cargo operators.