Ashland Place Finance, a commercial aviation financing platform, has announced the completion of a new financing facility involving two 737-800s for World Star Aviation, a leading full-service aircraft management company.

“We are thrilled to welcome World Star to Ashland Place’s growing platform,” said Jennifer Villa, Ashland Place’s Executive Director and Group Head.

“Our understanding of the unique needs of this customer allowed us to provide them a comprehensive and innovative solution.”

Allen & Overy LLP served as legal counsel for Ashland Place and Pillsbury Winthrop represented World Star on the transaction.

World Star Aviation

World Star Aviation is a full-service aircraft management company with headquarters in London with key expertise in mid-to-late life model, high quality commercial and freighter aircraft.

World Star Aviation currently owns and/or manages a fleet of 109 aircraft and engines with 45 lessees in 28 countries globally.

  • Established in 2003 and dual-headquartered in San Francisco and London, World Star Aviation has additional locations in Ireland, Israel, Singapore and Colombia.

  • Their fleet consists of the narrow-body A320 family and Boeing Classics and NG aircraft.

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