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 A320s and Boeing 777-300ERs on lease from ALC, with additional A320-200neo and A321-200neo aircraft set to deliver from ALC’s order book with Airbus.