19 Apr 2011

Air Lease Corporation Announces Full Exercise of Over-Allotment Option in IPO

LOS ANGELES (April 19, 2011) — Air Lease Corporation (NYSE: AL) today announced that the underwriters for the Company’s initial public offering have exercised in full their over-allotment option to purchase an additional 4,542,450 shares of the Company’s Class A Common Stock. After giving effect to the completion of the initial public offering and the full exercise of the over-allotment option, the Company will have sold a total of approximately 34.8 million shares of its Class A Common Stock, raising approximately $868 million in net proceeds after deducting underwriting discounts and commissions and estimated offering expenses payable by the Company.

J.P. Morgan Securities LLC, Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC, Barclays Capital Inc., FBR Capital Markets & Co., RBC Capital Markets, LLC and Wells Fargo Securities, LLC are acting as joint book-running managers for the offering, with Macquarie Capital (USA) Inc., Scotia Capital (USA) Inc. and SG Americas Securities, LLC acting as co-managers.A registration statement relating to this offering has been declared effective by the Securities and Exchange Commission. This offering is being made solely by means of a written prospectus. A copy of the final prospectus relating to the offering may be obtained, when available, by contacting:• J.P. Morgan Securities LLC, Broadridge Financial Solutions, 1155 Long Island Avenue, Edgewood, NY 11717, or by telephone at 1-866-803-9204• Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC, Attention: Credit Suisse Prospectus Department, One Madison Avenue, New York, NY 10010, or by telephone at 1-800-221-1037

This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy, nor shall there be any sale of, these securities in any state or jurisdiction in which such an offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such state or jurisdiction.

ContactsAir Lease Corporation

John PluegerPh: 310.553.0555

Fx: 310.282.8866

lstjohn@airleasecorp.com




Investors

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Mary Liz DePalma

Director of Investor Relations

Phone: +1 310.553.0555
Fax: +1 310.553.0999
Email: mdepalma@airleasecorp.com

Media

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Laura Woeste

Manager, Media and Investor Relations

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Email: lwoeste@airleasecorp.com