Mobile, Alabama, Nov. 29, 2018 – Air Lease Corporation (ALC) has taken delivery of its first U.S.-produced A321. The aircraft, delivered from the Airbus U.S. Manufacturing Facility in Mobile, Alabama, will be leased to Denver-based Frontier Airlines and features Xavier the Mountain Goat on its vertical tail and Sharklets. The aircraft is also the first U.S.-made A321ceo to enter Frontier’s fleet. The airline has previously taken direct delivery of six A320neos from Airbus’s Mobile production facility.
The milestone delivery was celebrated in Mobile by Steven F. Udvar-Házy, Executive Chairman of ALC, joined Frontier Airlines CFO Jimmy Dempsey and Airbus Americas Chairman & CEO Jeff Knittel.
ALC is the eighth U.S.-based customer to receive aircraft from Airbus’ Alabama-based A320 Family production facility.