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Press Release - May 9, 2019
Air Lease Corporation Increases Unsecured Revolving Credit Facility to $5.8 Billion

LOS ANGELES, May 9, 2019 – Air Lease Corporation (NYSE: AL) (“ALC” or the “Company”) amended and extended its unsecured revolving credit facility with JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., as administrative agent and the lenders named therein (as amended, the “Syndicated Unsecured Revolving Credit Facility”) whereby the Company extended the maturity date of the substantial majority of the revolving commitments from May 5, 2022 to May 5, 2023 and, after giving effect to commitments that matured on May 5, 2019, increased total revolving commitments to approximately $5.8 billion from $4.6 billion, across 50 financial institutions.  The Syndicated Unsecured Revolving Credit Facility remains priced at LIBOR plus 105 basis points with a 20 basis point facility fee, each subject to adjustments based on changes in the Company’s credit ratings. 

“We are pleased to announce the extension and upsize of our revolving credit facility which now stands at $5.8 billion, a 27% increase since the beginning of 2019,” said Gregory B. Willis, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Air Lease Corporation. “Our revolver is now the largest facility in the industry, and represents a significant portion of our liquidity profile as we expect to enter into a period of accelerated growth.  The success of this facility is reflective of ALC’s strong credit metrics and global banking relationships, and we would like to express our appreciation to our lenders for their support.”

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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.