Virgin Atlantic completes $230 million sale and leaseback of two Boeing 787s By Reuters

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LONDON (Reuters) – British airline Virgin Atlantic said on Friday it had completed the sale and leaseback of two Boeing (NYSE:) 787s as part of a plan to strengthen its balance sheet.

The deal with Griffin Global Asset Management to raise just over $230 million from the two planes will enable it to repay a loan taken on as part of its rescue deal last year.

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