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.
Cityjet to wet-lease Stobart Air ATR72 for Cardiff routes Cityjet, based at Dublin Int'l, will replace ATR42-300 EI-EHH (msn 196) it currently wet-leases from Irish regional carrier Stobart Air by an ATR72 from the same operator from March 30 onwards.
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.
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).
Cimber, which was acquired in December 2014, wet-leases its fleet of twelve CRJ-900s out to SAS for use on regional Scandinavian and continental European routes.
The wet-leases on the four Boeing 747-200Fs from Air Atlanta Icelandic expire in April so "we have to make a decision early next year", says MASkargo managing director Shahari Sulaiman.
SkyWise presently operates a B737-500 and wet-leases a B737-300 from Star Air.