wet lease

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dry lease, wet lease - To rent an aircraft without a crew is a dry lease; a wet lease is to hire an aircraft with a crew.
See also related terms for hire.
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The Polish state-owned airiline also provides its LO code for all of Nordica's operations and wet-leases six of the Regional Jet CRJ-900ERs.
As a stopgap solution, wet-leases are highly effective.
The Turkish carrier already operates its entire fleet of four A330-300s on behalf of Saudia and also currently wet-leases its A321-200 TC-OBJ (msn 835) to ZagrosJet (Z4, Erbil).
A capacity-constrained hub at IST, cost-cutting, a desire to increase its cargo business (it wet-leases one freighter and will convert an A310 next year) and the need to develop and mature its 24 recently launched routes also are on the agenda.
Pan Am currently operates a fleet of four A-300's and wet-leases three 727's.
Med-View Airline runs two B737-400s, one B737-500, one B767-300(ER), and wet-leases one B737-800, one B767-300(ER), and one B777-200(ER) from euroAtlantic Airways (YU, Lisbon).
Qantas carries domestic cargo in passenger plane bellies but does not operate domestic freighters, although it wet-leases three 747-400Fs from Atlas Air.