30 November 2012

Sophar's M-KATE

Sophar Property Holdings, a Russian business and charter carrier, has their sole aircraft, M-KATE (msn 4151), an A319-133X (ACJ), at HNL.

The M- country code for this A319 is listed as The Isle of Man. As with many airliners built outside of the Russian Federation, they are registered in locations like The Isle of Man, or Bermuda, or the Cayman Islands, to avoid higher tax rates for purchasing imported aircraft.

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