Air Lease Corporation (NYSE: AL; “ALC”) announced today the lease placement of one new Boeing 737 MAX 9 aircraft on long-term lease with Aeromexico. Scheduled for delivery in fall 2019, the aircraft will feature LEAP-1B28 engines and deliver from ALC’s order book with Boeing. This 737 MAX 9 will join two Boeing 737-800s and three Boeing 787-9s currently on lease to Aeromexico, as well as a fourth 787-9 Dreamliner aircraft scheduled to deliver to the airline in spring 2019.
“ALC is pleased to announce this new Boeing 737 MAX 9 lease placement with long-time customer Aeromexico,” said Steven F. Udvar-Házy, Executive Chairman of Air Lease Corporation. “This 737 MAX 9 aircraft will significantly enhance the airline’s fleet operations and passenger experience as part of Aeromexico’s fleet modernization program.”
Andres Conesa, Chief Executive Officer of Aeromexico, said, “Aeromexico has a long-standing relationship with ALC and we are delighted to add this new 737 MAX 9 aircraft to our fleet to further strengthen our international operations and growing route network.”