COPENHAGEN, DENMARKThe Danish lessor Nordic Aviation Capital (NAC) announced the completion of a ten Embraer E190 aircraft transaction with the American startup Breeze Airways.

NAC delivered the first aircraft E190 jet to Breeze Airways in February 2021 and continued the delivery of the following planes despite the significant restrictions caused by Covid 19 pandemic.

“NAC is proud of its partnership with Breeze Airways and to continue its relationship with aviation entrepreneur Mr. David Neeleman,” said Jim Murphy, CCO Nordic Aviation Capital.

“Despite an extremely difficult environment, the smooth placement of ten aircraft with Breeze Airways is remarkable. Delivering aircraft can be difficult at the best of times; however, for such a large project to run so smoothly is a testament to the expertise and resilience of both teams," David Neeleman, Founder, and CEO of Breeze Airways, commented.

“We are grateful for our partnership with Nordic Aviation Capital and the introduction of the E190 to our fast-growing fleet. We look forward to a long and mutually beneficial relationship together," Neeleman added.

Breeze Aviation Group, Inc., trading as Breeze Airways, is an American airline headquartered in Cottonwood Heights, Utah. The airline was founded by David Neeleman, who previously co-founded Morris Air, WestJet, JetBlue, and Azul Linhas Aereas. Breeze's operations launched on May 27, 2021, with its inaugural flight from Tampa International Airport to Charleston International Airport.