ALC boosts portfolio with Airbus widebody & single-aisle aircraft

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By admin June 15, 2015 19:26

ALC boosts portfolio with Airbus widebody & single-aisle aircraft

Today at the 51st International Paris Air Show, Air Lease Corporation (ALC), the Los Angeles based aircraft leasing company, announced a firm order for additional Airbus widebody and single-aisle aircraft (1 A350-900, 1 A321ceo and 3 A320ceo) to meet strong market demand for Airbus’ modern, fuel-efficient aircraft.

Including today’s announcement, ALC’s portfolio of Airbus aircraft stands at a total of 262, of which 66 are widebodies (15 A330ceo, 25 A330neo, 21 A350-900, 5 A350-1000) and 196 are single-aisles (30 A320ceo, 31 A320neo, 26 A321ceo, 109 A321neo).

“In a market that is continually growing and developing, ALC is fully focussed on offering its customers the most modern, technologically advanced and economically efficient aircraft, which certainly includes the A320 Family and A350 XWB,” said Steven F. Udvar-Házy, Air Lease Corporation’s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. “We take great pride in our close cooperation with Airbus over the past years, which has led to the successful launch of the A330neo and A321LR. We are confident that these innovative aircraft will maximize operating efficiencies for airlines around the globe, thanks to their reliability, compelling economics and exceptional cabin comfort.”

“It’s great to see leading lessor, ALC, come back with an order for additional Airbus widebody and single-aisle aircraft to meet the needs of their customers who are demanding products that deliver both unbeatable economics and the highest standard of passenger comfort in all classes,” said John Leahy, Airbus Chief Operating Officer, Customers. “We go beyond just listening to our customers in our quest for innovation and seek active collaboration with them in order to deliver value. This is demonstrated with our latest, fuel efficient widebody and single-aisle models, the A330neo and A321LR, launched in close cooperation with ALC.”

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By admin June 15, 2015 19:26