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This call is the property of FLY and cannot be distributed or broadcast in any form without the expressed written consent of the Company. A replay of today’s call is available for two weeks from today. An archived webcast of the conference call will be available for one year on the Company's website.I will now hand the call over to Steve Zissis, the President and CEO of BBAM the company that manages FLY’s fleet in order to give you his view on industry conditions. Steve? Steve Zissis Good morning everyone and thank you for joining us today. As is usually the case, you will be hearing from Colm and Gary on today’s call. So I will keep my comments rather brief. But I’ll be happy to answer any questions at the end of the prepared remarks. I’d like to start off today with some high level comments on the supply and demand dynamics currently in place in the commercial aircraft leasing business. Given the current economic stability in Europe. And slowing growth in China, demand for leased aircraft has performed and continues to perform better than one might have expected.