17 Oct 2018

Air Lease Corporation Announces Second Placement of Airbus A320-200neo with Atlantic Airways

LOS ANGELES, October 17, 2018 – Air Lease Corporation (NYSE: AL; “ALC”) announced a long term lease agreement for one Airbus A320-200neo with Atlantic Airways, the national airline of the Faroe Islands.  This A320-200neo is the second of two A320neo aircraft leased to Atlantic Airways and will deliver in April 2020 from ALC’s order book with Airbus.  “ALC is delighted to announce this second A320-200neo lease placement with Atlantic Airways,” said Steven F. Udvar-Házy, Executive Chairman of Air Lease Corporation.  “The A320neo will enhance the airline’s fleet operations and exceptional passenger service connecting the Faroe Islands with the[...]

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15 Oct 2018

Air Lease Corporation Announces Delivery of Boeing 737-8 MAX Aircraft with S7 Airlines

LOS ANGELES, October 15, 2018 – Today Air Lease Corporation (NYSE: AL; “ALC”) announced the delivery of one new Boeing 737-8 MAX aircraft on lease to S7 Airlines, operated by Globus Airlines (Russia). Powered by LEAP-1B27 engines, this Boeing 737-8 MAX aircraft is the first of nine B737-8 MAX aircraft set to deliver to Globus from ALC’s order book with Boeing. "ALC is delighted to be a part of introducing the first Boeing 737 MAX aircraft in Russia with this delivery to our longtime customer, S7 Airlines," said Alex Khatibi, Executive Vice President of Air Lease Corporation. "With this new Boeing 737 MAX aircraft, the airline continues to establish its position as a highly[...]

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08 Oct 2018

Air Lease Corporation Announces Delivery of New Boeing 787-9 Aircraft to Air Tahiti Nui

LOS ANGELES, October 8, 2018 – Today Air Lease Corporation (NYSE: AL; “ALC”) announced the delivery of the first of two new Boeing 787-9 aircraft on long-term lease to Air Tahiti Nui. This Dreamliner aircraft is from ALC’s order book with Boeing and is powered by GEnx-1B74/75 engines.   “We are pleased to announce this milestone delivery of ALC’s first of two new Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners to our friends at Air Tahiti Nui. This aircraft and the second one to follow in early 2019 will bring a new dimension of long-range travel experience for Air Tahiti Nui’s customers, with increased efficiency, better economics and comfort compared to the Airbus A340 aircraft[...]

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02 Oct 2018

Air Lease Corporation Announces Delivery of Boeing 787-9 Aircraft with EVA Air

LOS ANGELES, October 2, 2018 - Today Air Lease Corporation (NYSE: AL; “ALC”) announced the delivery of one new Boeing 787-9 aircraft on long-term lease to EVA Air (Taiwan). This Dreamliner aircraft, powered by GEnx-1B74/75 engines, is from ALC’s order book with Boeing and adds to numerous Boeing aircraft already on lease to EVA Air.    “ALC is honored to deliver this first B787-9 aircraft to EVA Air,” said Steven Udvar-Házy, Executive Chairman of Air Lease Corporation. “With this historic new Dreamliner, EVA Air will be the first airline in Taiwan with a Boeing 787-9 aircraft and progress into the future with an optimized fleet and enhanced customer[...]

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20 Sep 2018

Air Lease Corporation Announces Delivery of Airbus A320-200neo Aircraft with SKY Airline

LOS ANGELES, September 20, 2018 – Today Air Lease Corporation (NYSE: AL; “ALC”) announced the delivery of one new LEAP-1A26-powered Airbus A320-200neo aircraft on lease to SKY Airline (Chile). This A320-200neo aircraft is the first of three A320-200neo aircraft set to deliver to SKY Airline from ALC’s order book with Airbus. “ALC is pleased to announce this A320-200neo delivery to our new customer, SKY Airline,” said John L. Plueger, Air Lease Corporation’s Chief Executive Officer and President. “ALC is the first lessor to introduce the A320-200neo to SKY and we look forward to a successful long-term relationship with the airline.” “This new A320-200neo marks[...]

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19 Sep 2018

Air Lease Corporation Announces Delivery of Boeing 787-9 Aircraft with Air New Zealand

LOS ANGELES, September 19, 2018 - Air Lease Corporation (NYSE: AL; “ALC”) announced today the delivery of one new Boeing 787-9 aircraft on long-term lease to Air New Zealand from ALC’s order book with Boeing.  “ALC is delighted to announce this Boeing 787-9 delivery to Air New Zealand,” said Steven Udvar-Házy, Executive Chairman of Air Lease Corporation. “ALC is proud to continue its long excellent relationship with Air New Zealand by leasing this new B787-9 aircraft which will be an instrumental aircraft in Air New Zealand’s ongoing fleet evolution and modernization to maintain its status as a leading global airline.” Air New Zealand currently has Airbus[...]

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10 Sep 2018

Air Lease Corporation Announces the Placement of Boeing 787-9 with Neos

LOS ANGELES, September 10, 2018 - Air Lease Corporation (NYSE: AL; “ALC”) announced a long-term lease agreement for one new Boeing 787-9 aircraft on lease to Neos (Italy). The aircraft will deliver in Q4 2019 from ALC’s order book with Boeing.  “Air Lease is very pleased to be delivering one of our new Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners to Neos in Italy later next year.  This is part of Neos’ fleet upgrade from Boeing 767s to the latest technology B787s, which will allow Neos to serve their Intercontinental destinations in the Americas, Asia and Africa more efficiently, with the most economical twin-aisle aircraft.  We have a long relationship with the owners[...]

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17 Jul 2018

Air Lease Corporation Announces Lease Placement of Four Boeing 737-8 MAX Aircraft with Belavia-Belarusian Airlines

FARNBOROUGH, United Kingdom, July 17, 2018 - Air Lease Corporation (NYSE: AL; “ALC”) announced today long-term lease agreements with Belavia-Belarusian Airlines for four new CFM LEAP-1B25-powered Boeing 737-8 MAX aircraft scheduled for delivery in 2019 and 2020. The first aircraft will deliver from ALC’s order book with Boeing in May 2019. “ALC is pleased to announce this placement with Belavia at Farnborough International Airshow today,” said Steven F. Udvar-Házy, Executive Chairman of Air Lease Corporation. “The advance technologies in the MAX 8 aircraft will provide a new level of efficiency and comfort to Belavia’s customers, and we look forward to continuing[...]

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27 Jun 2018

Air Lease Corporation Announces Delivery of Boeing 787-9 Aircraft with LOT Polish Airlines

LOS ANGELES, June 27, 2018 - Air Lease Corporation (NYSE: AL; “ALC”) announced the delivery of one new Boeing 787-9 aircraft on lease to LOT Polish Airlines. This Boeing aircraft joins three B737-8 MAX aircraft currently on lease to LOT from ALC, with an additional three B737-8 MAX aircraft confirmed to deliver in 2018 and 2019 from ALC’s order book with Boeing.  “We are pleased to announce the delivery of this Boeing 787-9 aircraft to LOT today,” said Alex Khatibi, Executive Vice President of Air Lease Corporation.  “LOT is a pioneer in the European market and with this new 787-9 Dreamliner, the airline continues to demonstrate its highly competitive[...]

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26 Jun 2018

Air Lease Corporation Announces Delivery of Airbus A321-200neo Aircraft with S7 Airlines

LOS ANGELES, June 26, 2018 - Today Air Lease Corporation (NYSE: AL; “ALC”) announced that S7 Airlines received its first new Airbus A321-200neo aircraft. This aircraft is the first of four Pratt & Whitney PW1133G-powered A321neos to be delivered in 2018 to S7 from ALC’s order book with Airbus.   “The four new ALC A321neo aircraft bring a new level of operating efficiency and competitiveness to S7’s fleet,” said Alex Khatibi, Executive Vice President of Air Lease Corporation.  “S7 is a highly regarded customer for ALC and this lease placement underlines our commitment to S7’s modernization and continued successful growth as a leading airline.”[...]

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20 Jun 2018

Air Lease Corporation Announces Lease Placement of Two Airbus A320-200neo Aircraft with SAS

LOS ANGELES, June 20, 2018 - Air Lease Corporation (NYSE: AL; “ALC”) announced long-term lease agreements with SAS for two new CFM LEAP-1A26-powered Airbus A320-200neo aircraft scheduled for delivery in November 2019 and April 2020. “We are pleased to announce this new lease placement with SAS,” said Steven F. Udvar-Házy, Executive Chairman of Air Lease Corporation. “ALC looks forward to building our long-term relationship with SAS as they continue to add new aircraft to modernize their fleet and grow their network, as well as maximize their competitive advantage in the market.” Marc Baer, Air Lease Corporation’s Executive Vice President added, “ALC expects[...]

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25 May 2018

Boeing 737 MAX 8 joins Sunwing Fleet; inaugural flight Seattle-Toronto brings first of four aircraft home

SOURCE: Sunwing Airlines TORONTO, May 25, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Sunwing Airlines today announced the delivery of their first brand-new Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft. The aircraft is the first of four new Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft acquired by North America’s largest vertically integrated travel company as part of a lease agreement concluded with Air Lease Corporation (NYSE:AL) in late 2014. The $350 million deal also included the acquisition of two further Boeing 737-800 aircraft. The second Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft will be delivered the following week, with the remaining two 737 MAX planes anticipated to be delivered in 2019. “The 737 MAX 8 aircraft is an integral part of[...]

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17 May 2018

Air Lease Corporation Announces Delivery of Boeing 737 MAX 8 Aircraft with Travel Service

LOS ANGELES, May 17, 2018 - Air Lease Corporation (NYSE: AL; “ALC”) announced the delivery of one new Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft on lease to Travel Service (SmartWings). This aircraft is the first of two 737 MAX 8 aircraft scheduled for delivery to Travel Service, with the next aircraft delivering in 2019.  “We are delighted to deliver a new 737 MAX to Travel Service today,” said Alex Khatibi, Executive Vice President of Air Lease Corporation.  “Travel Service’s high service standards coupled with their fleet upgrade to the MAX will bring their customer experience and network development to the next level.” Forward-Looking Statements This press release[...]

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09 Apr 2018

Air Lease Corporation Announces Lease Placement of Airbus A330-900neo with Hi Fly

LOS ANGELES, April 9, 2018 - Air Lease Corporation (NYSE: AL; “ALC”) announced a medium-term lease agreement with Hi Fly (Portugal) for one Rolls-Royce Trent 7000-powered Airbus A330-900neo aircraft. The aircraft is scheduled to deliver from ALC’s order book with Airbus in June 2019.    “ALC is pleased to announce this A330-900neo lease placement with Hi Fly, a new customer for the ALC family,” said Marc Baer, Executive Vice President of Air Lease Corporation.  “The investment in additional A330-900neo aircraft is in line with Hi Fly’s interest to maintain a modern and versatile fleet to stay competitive in the market.” The new Airbus[...]

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28 Feb 2018

Air Lease Corporation Announces the Placement of Two Airbus A320-200s with IndiGo

LOS ANGELES, February 28, 2018 – Air Lease Corporation (NYSE: AL) announced lease agreements for two IAE V2527-powered Airbus A320-200s with IndiGo, India’s largest passenger airline by market share. Both aircraft are scheduled to deliver in Q3 2018. “We are pleased to announce these two A320-200 lease placements with IndiGo, a new customer for ALC,” said Kishore Korde, Executive Vice President of Air Lease Corporation.  “IndiGo has become the benchmark that many other leading low-cost airlines measure themselves against.  India is a very high growth airline market and ALC is pleased to contribute to the dynamic development of airline expansion in India with[...]

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