Romania’s Tarom sells its two Airbus A310 to Armenian start-up

Sorin Melenciuc 22/06/2018 | 10:52

Romania’s state-owned airline Tarom managed to sell its two Airbus A310, bought in 1991, to the Armenian start-up Armenia Airways for EUR 5.5 million, according to Economica.net and ch-aviation.com.

“Romania’s Tarom finally manages to sell two A310s it has been trying to get rid of since late 2016. They will go to a start-up, Armenia Airways,” according to ch-aviation.com.

The price paid by the Armenian company, of EUR 5.48 million, include the two aircrafts, an engine and other spare parts.

Tarom has started a process of fleet renewal last year and added two new airplanes to its fleet in May 2018, taking the total number of planes in operation to 25.

The two new planes are Boeing 737-800 NG and will be called Mihai Viteazul and Alexandru Ioan Cuza.

The new airplanes have been acquired in operational leasing from Boeing, for a period of seven years.

Tarom’s current fleet comprises four Boeing 737-700, four Boeing 737-300, four Airbus A318-111, four ATR 42-500, two ATR 72-500 and two Boeing 737-800 NG.

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