09 Apr 2013

Air Lease Corporation Announces the Delivery of One New Airbus A330-300 to Sichuan Airlines

LOS ANGELES, California, April 9, 2013 — Today Air Lease Corporation (NYSE: AL) announced the delivery of one new Airbus A330-300 wide-body aircraft (MSN 1397) on lease to Sichuan Airlines (Chengdu, China) for twelve years.

"Sichuan Airlines has been a strong customer of Air Lease Corporation since July 2010 and we are pleased that our A330 will now enter service and operate on the airline's highest density trunk routes,” said Jie Chen, Executive Vice President of Air Lease Corporation.

Sichuan Airlines operates both Airbus A320 family and A330 family aircraft on lease from ALC.

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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.

Investors:
Ryan McKenna
Assistant Vice President
Strategic Planning and Investor Relations
Email: rmckenna@airleasecorp.com

Media:
Laura St. John
Media and Investor Relations Coordinator
Email: 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

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