LOS ANGELES, California, January 28, 2013 — Air Lease Corporation (NYSE: AL) announced today that Corendon Airlines (Turkey) and ALC signed a 5 year lease agreement for one Boeing 737-800 (MSN 32920) aircraft, delivering in February 2013.
Corendon Airlines is a regional carrier operating 30 routes out of Antalya Airport, Turkey. Corendon has experienced significant annual passenger growth since the airline’s inception in 2005.
"ALC is pleased to announce our first aircraft placement with Corendon Airlines, which is a new addition to our expanding global customer base. We will continue to support Corendon as they grow their business with modern, fuel efficient aircraft," said Alex Khatibi, Executive Vice President of Air Lease Corporation.
“This agreement is not only a step in our 2013 fleet expansion project, but also a start of the relationship with ALC, a prominent aircraft leasing company,” said Yildiray Karaer, Chief Executive Officer of Corendon Airlines.
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About Air Lease Corporation (NYSE: AL)
ALC is an 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 partners worldwide through customized aircraft leasing and financing solutions. For more information, visit ALC's website at www.airleasecorp.com.
About Corendon Airlines
Corendon is a Dutch-Turkish group of companies, doing business mainly in Tourism and Aviation. Corendon Airlines is a Turkish registered charter airline authorized by the Republic of Turkey Ministry of Transport and Communication under the license number of TR-015. One and a half million passengers has chosen Corendon Airlines in the year of 2012 to various destinations including; Austria, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Iceland, Israel, Italy, Kazakhstan, Kosovo, Macedonia, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Romania, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland etc. More information can be reached via Corendon's website at www.corendon.com.
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