LOS ANGELES, California, September 29, 2015 — Today Air Lease Corporation (NYSE: AL) announced the placement of one new ATR 72-600 aircraft on long term lease with Antigua-based LIAT (Leeward Islands Air Transport). The aircraft is from ALC’s order book with ATR and is scheduled to deliver in the third quarter of 2016.
“We are pleased to place yet another new fuel efficient aircraft with LIAT, who has been a valued customer of ALC for several years. This ATR 72-600 will replace an older Bombardier Dash 8 aircraft to maintain scheduled fleet operations in the Caribbean,” said Kishore Korde, Executive Vice President of Air Lease Corporation.
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About Air Lease Corporation (NYSE: AL)
ALC is a leading aircraft leasing company based in Los Angeles, California that has airline customers throughout the world. ALC and its team of dedicated and experienced professionals are principally engaged in purchasing commercial aircraft and leasing them to its airline customers worldwide through customized aircraft leasing and financing solutions. For more information, visit ALC's website at www.airleasecorp.com.
LIAT is one of the leading Caribbean airlines. It is owned by regional shareholders, with major shareholders being the Governments of Barbados, Antigua & Barbuda and St. Vincent & the Grenadines. More information about LIAT may be found at www.liat.com.
Laura St. John
Manager, Media and Investor Relations