LOS ANGELES, December 5, 2018 – Today Air Lease Corporation (NYSE: AL; “ALC”) announced a long-term lease agreement for two new Airbus A321neo aircraft with Air Macau. Featuring Pratt & Whitney PW1133G engines, the aircraft will deliver from ALC’s order book with Airbus in November 2019 and the first quarter of 2020.
“ALC has worked closely with Air Macau’s management team since 2010 and we are pleased to strengthen our long-standing relationship with the airline with this announcement today,” said Steven F. Udvar-Házy, Executive Chairman of Air Lease Corporation. “We are committed to providing the most modern, fuel-efficient aircraft to ALC customers and these two new A321neo aircraft will significantly enhance Air Macau’s fleet operations.”
“We are honored to announce the placement of these two new A321neo aircraft with Air Macau today,” said Jie Chen, Executive Vice President and Managing Director, Asia of Air Lease Corporation. “ALC values our relationship with the airline and these two new placements contribute to our long-term association.”
“Air Macau is thrilled to announce the placement of these two new A321neo aircraft with ALC,” said Chen Hong, Chief Executive Officer of Air Macau. “We are focused on continually enhancing and modernizing our fleet with the very best aircraft available, and these two new A321neo from ALC are key to optimizing our fleet development.”