March 3, 2023

Press Release - Arena Aviation Capital Announces the Appointment of Ivo Kirilov as it Establishes a Presence in Singapore

On March 3rd 2023, Arena Aviation Capital ("Arena"), the full-service aircraft leasing company and investment manager, is pleased to announce that Ivo Kirilov has joined the company as SVP, Marketing for the Asia-Pacific region. The appointment marks Arena’s first hire in Singapore, adding to its global ambitions through existing offices in Amsterdam and Dublin.

Ivo brings a unique blend of nearly 25 years of aircraft leasing, finance and aviation consulting experience, acquired through a variety of progressively responsible roles with ICF, Altavair, BOC Aviation, NexGen Aviation Capital, and most recently, Bellinger Aviation.  Ivo will be responsible for building on relationships with Arena’s existing Asia-Pacific customers as well as establishing new industry ties to support Arena's growth and commercial activities in the region.

Building on the opening of an Irish office in mid-2021, this new appointment demonstrates Arena’s continued commitment to serve its customers in the aviation asset class world-wide.

About Arena Aviation Capital

Arena Aviation Capital ( is a full-service aircraft investment management company focusing on the complete life cycle of acquiring and leasing used commercial aviation assets, servicing investment and airline customers worldwide and providing services including the origination, financing, risk management, and administration(finance/accounting and legal) of commercial aviation assets. Arena also provides pre-packaged tailor-made solutions for airline customers for their mid and end-of-life assets. Arena today manages 58 aircraft leased to 27 airline customers in Europe, North America, South America, Africa and Asia.


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