LOS ANGELES, California, February 22, 2022 – Today Air Lease Corporation (NYSE: AL) announced long-term lease placements for nine new Boeing 737 aircraft with Corendon Airlines Group. Five new 737-8 aircraft are confirmed to deliver to Corendon Airlines (Turkey) in Spring 2022 and one new 737-8 will deliver to the Turkish airline in the first quarter of 2023. Corendon Airlines Group will lease three new 737-9 aircraft that are scheduled to deliver to the airline starting in the first half of 2023. All nine 737 aircraft will deliver from ALC’s orderbook with Boeing.
“ALC is a major lessor to the Corendon Airlines Group with three operating airlines in the Netherlands, Malta and Turkey, and we are pleased to announce these lease placements today,” said Steven F. Udvar-Házy, Executive Chairman of Air Lease Corporation. “These nine new Boeing 737 aircraft offer the most modern, fuel-efficient new technology that will greatly enhance Corendon’s overall fleet operations and passenger experience.”
“We appreciate and thank ALC for the long-time cooperation and fleet support,” said Yildiray Karaer, Chairman of the Corendon Group.
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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. ALC routinely posts information that may be important to investors in the “Investors” section of ALC’s website at www.airleasecorp.com. Investors and potential investors are encouraged to consult the ALC website regularly for important information about ALC. The information contained on, or that may be accessed through, ALC’s website is not incorporated by reference into, and is not a part of, this press release.
About Corendon Airlines Group
Established in the Netherlands in the early 2000s, Corendon is an international tourism group specializing in air transportation. Corendon Airlines, which has three different registered airlines including Turkey, the Netherlands, and Malta, carries more than ten million passengers a year through its tourist flights from Europe to popular holiday destinations as well as direct flights from Europe to many cities of Anatolia.