17 Feb 2017

Air Lease Corporation Announces Lease Placement of Two New Airbus A330-900neo Aircraft with Air Mauritius

LOS ANGELES, California, February 17, 2017 — Today Air Lease Corporation (NYSE: AL) announced long term lease agreements with Air Mauritius for two new Airbus A330-900neo aircraft, outfitted with latest-generation Rolls-Royce Trent 7000 engines. The aircraft are from ALC’s order book with Airbus and are scheduled to deliver in September and October 2018. "We are pleased to complete this A330-900 lease transaction with our friends at Air Mauritius. These two new widebody aircraft on lease from ALC will fit into the airline's route network in an ideal manner,” said Steven F. Udvar-Házy, Executive Chairman of Air Lease Corporation. Forward-Looking Statements This[...]

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06 Feb 2017

Air Lease Corporation Announces Lease Placement of Five New Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners with China Southern Airlines

LOS ANGELES, California, February 6, 2017 — Today Air Lease Corporation (NYSE: AL) announced long term lease agreements with China Southern Airlines for five new Boeing 787-9 aircraft outfitted with GE’s GEnx engines, all from ALC’s order book with Boeing. Delivery of the aircraft is scheduled to begin in the first quarter of 2019, with three deliveries in 2019 and two deliveries in 2020. “We are pleased to further grow our relationship with one of the premier airlines in China and a long term strategic customer for ALC,” said Jie Chen, Air Lease Corporation’s Executive Vice President and Managing Director, Asia. ALC currently has Airbus A320s, A321s, and Boeing[...]

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17 Jan 2017

Air Lease Corporation Assigned Investment Grade Rating by Fitch

LOS ANGELES, California, January 17, 2017 — Air Lease Corporation (ALC) (NYSE: AL) today announced that it has been assigned a Long-Term Issuer Default Rating of BBB with a stable outlook by Fitch Ratings, Inc. (Fitch). Additionally, Fitch assigned a BBB rating to ALC’s senior unsecured debt. Fitch highlighted in its press release that the BBB rating reflects ALC’s high quality commercial aircraft portfolio, above average scale, and strong and stable profitability supported by long-term contractual lease streams. Also key to the ratings outcome was ALC’s funding profile, peer-superior leverage and demonstrated management track record. Gregory B. Willis, Executive Vice[...]

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12 Jan 2017

Air Lease Corporation Announces Fourth Quarter and Year End 2016 Earnings Conference Call

LOS ANGELES, January 12, 2017 -- Air Lease Corporation will host a conference call on February 23, 2017 at 4:30 PM Eastern Time to discuss the Company's financial results for the fourth quarter and year end 2016. Investors can participate in the conference call by dialing (855) 308-8321 domestic or (330) 863-3465 international. The passcode for the call is 52035371. The conference call will also be broadcast live through a link on the Investors page of the Air Lease Corporation website at www.airleasecorp.com. Please visit the website at least 15 minutes prior to the call to register, download and install any necessary audio software. A replay of the broadcast will be[...]

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03 Jan 2017

Sichuan Airlines Signs Agreement to Lease New Airbus A350-900 Aircraft from Air Lease Corporation

LOS ANGELES, January 3, 2017 — Air Lease Corporation (NYSE: AL) announced today the placement of one Airbus A350-900 new technology wide body jet on long term lease to Sichuan Airlines (Chengdu, China). The aircraft will deliver in the first quarter of 2019 from ALC’s order book with Airbus. The A350-900 will be primarily operated across the Pacific, linking major cities in China with USA and Canada. "Sichuan Airlines is a loyal and respected ALC customer that has leased A330-200, A330-300, A319, and A321 aircraft from ALC. Later this year, Sichuan will receive the first A320neo and A321neo leased into China from ALC, also on long term leases and from ALC's order book,"[...]

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15 Nov 2016

Blackbird Capital I LLC closes $800,000,000 Aircraft ABS Notes to Refinance Existing Warehouse Debt

DUBLIN, Ireland, November 15, 2016 — Blackbird Capital I LLC (“Blackbird”), announced today that Blackbird Capital Aircraft Lease Securitization Limited 2016-1 (“BBIRD Cayman”) and Blackbird Capital Aircraft Lease Securitization US LLC 2016-1 (“BBIRD USA”, and collectively, the "Issuers") have closed an $800,000,000 Fixed Rate Notes offering, comprised of US$200,000,000 of 2.487% Series AA Fixed Rate Notes ("Series AA Notes"), US$540,000,000 of 4.213% Series A Fixed Rate Notes ("Series A Notes") and US$60,000,000 of 5.682% Series B Fixed Rate Notes ("Series B Notes", and together with the Series AA Notes and Series A Notes, the “Notes”). The Issuers also offered[...]

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03 Nov 2016

Air Lease Corporation Announces Third Quarter 2016 Results

Los Angeles, California, November 3, 2016 — Air Lease Corporation (ALC) (NYSE: AL) announced quarterly financial results for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2016. The PDF file containing the full earnings release is available for download at www.airleasecorp.com/press.

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18 Oct 2016

Air Lease Corporation’s Corporate Credit Rating Upgraded to BBB by Standard and Poor’s

LOS ANGELES, California, October 18, 2016 — Air Lease Corporation (ALC) (NYSE: AL) announced that Standard & Poor's Ratings Services raised its corporate credit rating on ALC to BBB from BBB-, with a stable outlook. Greg Willis, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Air Lease Corporation commented, “We are pleased that Standard & Poor's has recognized Air Lease’s strengthening credit profile with an upgrade of our corporate credit rating to BBB. We will continue to execute our business plan to drive continuous improvement of our credit metrics.” Additional information regarding ALC’s ratings upgrade can be found in Standard and Poor’s press[...]

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18 Oct 2016

Air Lease Corporation Announces Placements of 12 New Airbus A321neo Aircraft with Vietnam Airlines

LOS ANGELES, October 18, 2016 — Air Lease Corporation (NYSE: AL) announced today the placement of twelve new Airbus A321neo aircraft on long term lease to Vietnam Airlines. Six of the aircraft will deliver in 2018 and six of the aircraft will deliver in 2019, all from ALC’s order book with Airbus. Last year ALC announced long term lease contracts with Vietnam Airlines for eight new Boeing 787-10s, which are scheduled to begin delivering in 2019 and continue through 2021. "Since 2010 ALC has been working closely with the leadership of Vietnam Airlines to develop a long term fleet plan encompassing the most modern and efficient Airbus and Boeing airplanes for the airline.[...]

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13 Oct 2016

Air Lease Corporation Announces Lease Placement of Six New Boeing 737 MAX 8 Aircraft and the Option to Lease Five Additional 737 MAX 8s with LOT Polish Airlines

LOS ANGELES, October 13, 2016 – Air Lease Corporation (NYSE: AL) announced today the placement of six new 737 MAX 8s with CFM Leap-1B engines on long-term lease to LOT Polish Airlines. In addition to the six firm lease placements, the agreement includes the option to lease five new 737 MAX 8s, to be confirmed by early 2017. All eleven aircraft are from ALC’s order book with Boeing. Delivery of the first two firmly-contracted aircraft will begin in the fourth quarter of 2017, the next two in 2018, one in 2019, and the sixth aircraft will deliver in or before the first quarter of 2020. The optioned aircraft are expected to deliver in 2019 and 2020. “We are very[...]

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04 Oct 2016

Air Lease Corporation Announces Third Quarter 2016 Earnings Conference Call

LOS ANGELES, October 4, 2016 -- Air Lease Corporation (NYSE: AL) will host a conference call on November 3, 2016 at 4:30 PM Eastern Time to discuss the Company's financial results for the third quarter of 2016. Investors can participate in the conference call by dialing (855) 308-8321 domestic or (330) 863-3465 international. The passcode for the call is 93795621. The conference call will also be broadcast live through a link on the Investors page of the Air Lease Corporation website at www.airleasecorp.com. Please visit the website at least 15 minutes prior to the call to register, download and install any necessary audio software. A replay of the broadcast will be available[...]

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27 Sep 2016

Air Lease Corporation Announces Pricing of Public Offering of $500 Million of 2.125% Unsecured Senior Notes due 2020

LOS ANGELES, California, September 27, 2016 — Air Lease Corporation (NYSE: AL) (the “Company”) announced the pricing on September 26, 2016 of its public offering of $500 million aggregate principal amount of 2.125% unsecured senior notes due 2020 (the “Notes”). The Notes were offered to the public at a price of 99.643% of their face amount. The sale of the Notes is expected to close on October 3, 2016, subject to satisfaction of customary closing conditions. The Notes will mature on January 15, 2020 and will bear interest at a rate of 2.125% per annum, payable semi-annually in arrears on January 15 and July 15 of each year, commencing on January 15, 2017. The[...]

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26 Sep 2016

Air Lease Corporation Announces Placements of Six New Airbus A321neo Aircraft with Air Arabia

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 26, 2016 -- Today Air Lease Corporation (NYSE:AL) announced long term lease agreements for six new Airbus A321neo aircraft with Air Arabia (Sharjah, UAE). The aircraft are from ALC’s order book with Airbus, delivering between January and October 2019. “We are delighted to have signed these six new A321neo aircraft leases with our good friends at Air Arabia. These new jets will complement the core A320 family fleet that Air Arabia operates,” said Steven F. Udvar-Házy, Executive Chairman of Air Lease Corporation. “Air Arabia will now be able to expand into new destinations as well as increase capacity on their highest density routes with the most modern[...]

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20 Sep 2016

Air Lease Corporation Announces Placements of Six New Airbus A321neo Aircraft with Azores Airlines

LOS ANGELES, September 20, 2016 — Today Air Lease Corporation (NYSE: AL) announced that Azores Airlines SATA International (Portugal) has committed to lease six new Airbus A321neo aircraft including four A321LR versions. The CFM Leap 1A engine-powered aircraft from ALC’s order book with Airbus will deliver between the fourth quarter of 2017 and early 2021. By way of an extensive transatlantic network, these aircraft will connect Portugal and Azores to cities in the United States and Canada, including Boston, Oakland, Providence, Toronto and Montreal, in addition to major Western European cities. “The new ALC A321neo aircraft will replace Azores Airlines' A310 fleet and[...]

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02 Sep 2016

Steven Udvar-Házy Continues to Serve as Executive Chairman of the Board of Air Lease Corporation

LOS ANGELES, September 2, 2016 – Air Lease Corporation (NYSE: AL) is correcting an erroneous media report published this week that Steven Udvar-Házy, the Executive Chairman of the Board of Air Lease Corporation retired on September 1, 2016. As reported on June 17, 2016, the company announced that Mr. Udvar-Házy would become Executive Chairman of the Board on July 1, 2016, a full-time officer role. Since July 1, 2016, Mr. Udvar-Házy, the founder of the Company and a large shareholder, has been and continues to serve in his full-time role as Executive Chairman of the Board. About Air Lease Corporation (NYSE: AL) ALC is a leading aircraft leasing company based in Los[...]

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