C&L Aerospace signs deal with HAC to purchase Saab 340 aircraft fleet

Contract covers HAC’s three (3) Saab 340B aircraft  

BANGOR, Maine – C&L Aerospace, a C&L Aviation Group company, has signed a contract with Hokkaido Air System (HAC) to purchase the regional airline’s three (3) Saab 340B aircraft and will be taking delivery between April 2021 and January 2022. This agreement marks the first Saab purchase for C&L since the conclusion of their ten (10) aircraft deal with Japan Air Commuter in early 2021.

“We’re excited to be taking delivery of these Saab aircraft,” said Jameel Wazir, Executive Vice President of C&L Aerospace. “Our years of experience with this aircraft enable us to match them with the right operator who will benefit from all the plane has to offer.”

C&L, headquartered in the USA, is one of the largest Saab 340 MRO facilities in the world and a dominant player in Saab 340 after-market support. Its comprehensive and proven Saab 340 sales and support services were a key to the success of this agreement.

C&L Aviation Group is an industry leader in servicing, maintaining, and supporting operators in the corporate and regional aviation industry. In addition to aircraft and engine sales and leasing programs, C&L offers parts support, heavy maintenance, interior refurbishment, aircraft teardown, disassembly services, and aircraft management. C&L is headquartered in Bangor, Maine, with international offices in Australia and Europe.

Hokkaido Air System Co., Ltd. or HAC, is a regional airline that operates scheduled services in Hokkaidō and Aomori Prefecture, Japan[2] from a main base of operations at Okadama Airport in Higashi-ku, Sapporo.[3] It is a private company controlled by Japan Airlines.