03 Aug 2017

Air Lease Corporation and Napier Park Global Capital Establish a Second Aircraft Leasing Joint Venture, Blackbird Capital II

LOS ANGELES, California, August 3, 2017 — Air Lease Corporation (NYSE: AL) (the “Company” or “ALC”) today announced that a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Company entered into a joint venture with a co-investment vehicle (the “JV Partner”) arranged by Napier Park Global Capital (“Napier Park”) for the purpose of investing in commercial aircraft and leasing them to airlines worldwide. The newly formed entity is named Blackbird Capital II LLC (“Blackbird Capital II”) and 90.5% of the equity is owned, through the JV Partner, by a pooled investment vehicle of long-term institutional investors managed by Napier Park. The Company owns 9.5% of the joint venture[...]

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03 Aug 2017

Air Lease Corporation Announces Second Quarter 2017 Results

Los Angeles, California, August 3, 2017 — Air Lease Corporation (ALC) (NYSE: AL) announces financial results for the three and six months ended June 30, 2017.  The PDF file containing the full earnings release is available for download at www.airleasecorp.com/press.

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29 Jun 2017

Air Lease Corporation Announces Second Quarter 2017 Earnings Conference Call

LOS ANGELES, June 28, 2017 -- Air Lease Corporation (NYSE: AL) will host a conference call on August 3, 2017 at 4:30 PM Eastern Time to discuss the Company's financial results for the second quarter of 2017. Investors can participate in the conference call by dialing (855) 308-8321 domestic or (330) 863-3465 international. The passcode for the call is 1622593. 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 on[...]

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06 Jun 2017

Air Lease Corporation Announces Pricing of Public Offering of $600 Million of 2.625% Unsecured Senior Notes due 2022

LOS ANGELES, California, June 6, 2017 — Air Lease Corporation (NYSE: AL) (the “Company”) announced the pricing on June 5, 2017 of its public offering of $600 million aggregate principal amount of 2.625% unsecured senior notes due 2022 (the “Notes”). The Notes were offered to the public at a price of 99.553% of their face amount. The sale of the Notes is expected to close on June 12, 2017, subject to satisfaction of customary closing conditions. The Notes will mature on July 1, 2022 and will bear interest at a rate of 2.625% per annum, payable semi-annually in arrears on January 1 and July 1 of each year, commencing on January 1, 2018. The Company intends to use the[...]

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19 May 2017

Air Lease Corporation Announces 2017 Investor Meeting Webcast

LOS ANGELES, May 19, 2017 -- Air Lease Corporation announced that its annual Investor Meeting will be available via webcast, beginning at 4:30pm Eastern Time on May 24, 2017. The meeting will be broadcast live through a link on the Investors page of the Air Lease Corporation website at www.airleasecorp.com. Alternatively, virtual attendees may access the webcast directly via this link: https://www.webcaster4.com/Webcast/Page/359/21188 Please visit the website at least 15 minutes prior to the webcast to download and install any necessary audio software. A replay of the broadcast will be available on the Investors page of the Air Lease Corporation website. About Air[...]

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04 May 2017

Thunderbolt Aircraft Lease Limited and Thunderbolt Aircraft Lease US LLC closes $344,700,000 Aircraft Notes Offering

LOS ANGELES, May 04, 2017 -- Air Lease Corporation announced today that Thunderbolt Aircraft Lease Limited (“Thunderbolt Cayman”) and Thunderbolt Aircraft Lease US LLC (“Thunderbolt US” and collectively, the "Issuers") have closed a $344,700,000 Fixed Rate Notes offering, comprised of US$253,400,000 of 4.212% Series 2017 A Fixed Rate Notes ("Series A Notes"), US$69,300,000 of 5.750% Series 2017 B Fixed Rate Notes ("Series B Notes") and US$22,000,000 of 4.500% Series 2017 C Fixed Rate Notes ("Series C Notes" and together with the Series A Notes and Series B Notes, the “Notes”). The Issuers also offered Series E Notes (“Series E Notes”) representing the equity[...]

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04 May 2017

Air Lease Corporation Announces First Quarter 2017 Results

Los Angeles, California, May 4, 2017 — Air Lease Corporation (ALC) (NYSE: AL) announced quarterly financial results for the three months ended March 31, 2017. The PDF file containing the full earnings release is available for download at www.airleasecorp.com/press.

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03 May 2017

Air Lease Corporation Increases Unsecured Revolving Credit Facility to $3.7 Billion

LOS ANGELES, May 3, 2017 – On May 2, 2017, Air Lease Corporation (the “Company”) amended and extended its unsecured revolving credit facility with JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., as administrative agent and the lenders named therein (as amended, the “Syndicated Unsecured Revolving Credit Facility”) whereby the Company extended the maturity date of the substantial majority of the revolving commitments from May 5, 2020 to May 5, 2021 and increased total revolving commitments to $3.7 billion from $3.5 billion, across 43 financial institutions. The Syndicated Unsecured Revolving Credit Facility remains priced at LIBOR plus 105 basis points with a 20 basis point facility fee, each[...]

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05 Apr 2017

Air Lease Corporation Announces First Quarter 2017 Earnings Conference Call

LOS ANGELES, April 5, 2017 -- Air Lease Corporation (NYSE: AL)will host a conference call on May 4, 2017 at 4:30 PM Eastern Time to discuss the Company's financial results for the first quarter of 2017. Investors can participate in the conference call by dialing (855) 308-8321 domestic or (330) 863-3465 international. The passcode for the call is 1622593. 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 on the[...]

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04 Apr 2017

Air Lease Corporation Activity Update for the First Quarter of 2017

LOS ANGELES, California, April 4, 2017 — Today Air Lease Corporation (NYSE: AL; “ALC”) announced an update on activity taking place in the first quarter of 2017:Business highlights:At the end of the first quarter of 2017, ALC’s fleet was comprised of 243 owned aircraft and 31 managed aircraftAs scheduled, delivered 11 new aircraft including 6 Boeing 737-800s, 2 Boeing 777-300ERs, 1 Boeing 787-9 and 2 Airbus A320neosConcluded the sale of the remaining 5 Embraer aircraft to Nordic Aviation CapitalFinancing updates:On March 8th, closed the sale of $500 million 3.625% unsecured senior notes due 2027About Air Lease Corporation (NYSE: AL) ALC is a[...]

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02 Mar 2017

Air Lease Corporation Announces Pricing of Public Offering of $500 Million of 3.625% Unsecured Senior Notes due 2027

LOS ANGELES, California, March 2, 2017 — Air Lease Corporation (NYSE: AL) (the “Company”) announced the pricing on March 1, 2017 of its public offering of $500 million aggregate principal amount of 3.625% unsecured senior notes due 2027 (the “Notes”). The Notes were offered to the public at a price of 98.241% of their face amount. The sale of the Notes is expected to close on March 8, 2017, subject to satisfaction of customary closing conditions.The Notes will mature on April 1, 2027 and will bear interest at a rate of 3.625% per annum, payable semi-annually in arrears on April 1 and October 1 of each year, commencing on October 1, 2017. The Company intends to use[...]

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23 Feb 2017

Air Lease Corporation Announces Fiscal Year and Fourth Quarter 2016 Results

Los Angeles, California, February 23, 2017 — Air Lease Corporation (ALC) (NYSE: AL) announces record financial results for the year and three months ended December 31, 2016. The PDF file containing the full earnings release is available for download at www.airleasecorp.com/press.

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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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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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