29 Sep 2014

Air Lease Corporation Announces the Lease Placement of Two New Boeing 737-800s with Kunming Airlines

LOS ANGELES, California, September 29, 2014 — Today Air Lease Corporation (NYSE: AL) announced the long term lease placement of two new Boeing 737-800s with Kunming Airlines (China), scheduled for delivery in 2015. These aircraft are from ALC’s order book with Boeing.

“We are pleased to announce this strategic lease placement with Kunming Airlines, an important new customer for ALC in China. Kunming has been steadily increasing and modernizing its fleet to meet regional traffic demands, and we have worked closely with the operator’s management team to provide new and efficient aircraft to optimize their future fleet,” said Jie Chen, Executive Vice President and Managing Director, Asia.

Forward-Looking Statements

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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. For more information, visit ALC's website at www.airleasecorp.com.

About Kunming Airlines

Established in 2005, Kunming Airlines operates a fleet of Boeing 737-700 and 737-800 aircraft. Based in Kunming, Yunnan Province, Kunming Airlines operates domestic routes within China with plans to expand their fleet and introduce international routes within Asia. Kunming Airlines is an affiliate of Shenzhen Airlines.




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