Los Angeles, California, December 22, 2020 – Today Air Lease Corporation (NYSE: AL) announced a long-term lease agreement for one new Airbus A321-200neo aircraft with Pegasus Airlines (Turkey). Scheduled to deliver in Spring 2023, this aircraft will deliver to the airline from ALC’s order book with Airbus.
Pegasus Airlines also confirmed to sell four young Boeing 737-800 aircraft to ALC as part of a sale-leaseback transaction. The airline will lease these four 737 aircraft back from ALC.
“ALC is pleased to announce these lease placements with Pegasus Airlines today,” said Steven F. Udvar-Házy, Executive Chairman of Air Lease Corporation. “This deal aligns with Pegasus Airlines’ fleet modernization and rationalization efforts to advance the airline’s environmental, financial and operational performance.”
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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.
Pegasus is a leading low-cost airline in Turkey, which provides reasonably-priced transportation opportunities on point-to-point basis in short and medium range flight lines and aims to set up a wide flight network with high flight frequency for guests.