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ALC to lease four new Boeing 737-8 MAX 8 aircraft to Caribbean Airlines

Air Lease Corporation (ALC) has made this announcement:

Air Lease Corporation has announced long-term lease agreements with Caribbean Airlines for four new Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft, scheduled to deliver to the airline starting in the fourth quarter of 2019 through 2020.

These four new aircraft will join two Boeing 737-800s (below) currently on lease to Caribbean Airlines from ALC.

Photo: Caribbean Airlines.

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Samoa Airways to lease a new Boeing 737-9 MAX 9 from ALC

Samoa Airways and Air Lease Corporation (ALC) have signed a memorandum of understanding in Apia, for the lease placement of one new Boeing 737 MAX 9 aircraft.

Scheduled for delivery in late March, the aircraft, which will be delivered direct from Boeing in Seattle Washington, will replace the National Carrier’s existing 737-800.

The MOU was signed by the Prime Minister, Honourable Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegaoi, Samoa Airways Chairman Feesago Siaosi Fepuleai and ALC Executive Chairman Steven Hazy.

The airplane will feature the new Boeing Sky Interior, highlighted by modern sculpted sidewalls and window reveals, LED lighting that enhances the sense of spaciousness and larger overhead stowage bins.

The MAX’s technological advances plus its powerful LEAP-1B engines are redefining the future of efficient and environmentally friendly air travel.

Samoa Airways is set to become the first airline in the South Pacific Region including New Zealand and Australia to operate the new Boeing 737 MAX 9.

The new aircraft will be configured with 16 Business Class seats and 173 seats in Economy Class, and will operate between Apia, Auckland, Sydney and Brisbane.

Air Lease Corporation announces lease placement of two new Airbus A321neo aircraft with Air Macau

Air Lease Corporation (ALC) today has 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.

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ALC to lease 15 new Airbus aircraft to Vistara

Air Lease Corporation (ALC) announced today long-term lease agreements for nine Airbus A320-200neo and six Airbus A321-200neo aircraft with Vistara, an Indian full-service airline that is a joint venture of TATA Sons Limited and Singapore Airlines Limited (SIA). The nine A320-200neo aircraft will feature CFM56 LEAP-1A26 engines and will be delivered to Vistara starting in the first quarter of 2021 through 2022. Featuring CFM56 LEAP-1A32 engines, the six A321-200neo aircraft will be delivered to the airline starting the first quarter of 2020 through 2021. All 15 aircraft will be delivered from ALC’s order book with Airbus.

With these 15 A320neo family aircraft and the A320-200’s already leased by ALC to Vistara, ALC is expected to become the lessor with the largest share in Vistara’s fleet as measured by number of aircraft as well as by aircraft value.

Boeing, Air Lease Corporation announce orders and commitments for 78 Boeing jets

Boeing and Air Lease Corporation (ALC) today announced orders and commitments for up to 78 Boeing airplanes, including 75 737 MAX 8s and three 787-9 Dreamliners, at the 2018 Farnborough International Airshow.

The order, valued at $9.6 billion at current list prices, expands ALC’s 737 MAX portfolio to 213 jets. The three 787-9s and the first 20 737 MAX airplanes of the order are firm purchases. The subsequent 55 737 MAX airplanes are commitments until both companies finalize them into firm orders.

In total, ALC has now placed orders and commitments for 361 Boeing airplanes since 2010, including 288 737s, 21 777s and 52 787 Dreamliners.

Boeing, Air Lease Corporation sign order for eight 737 MAX airplanes

(PRNewsfoto/Boeing,Air Lease Corp.)

Boeing and Air Lease Corporation (ALC) announced they have finalized an order for eight more 737 MAX 8 airplanes, valued at $936.8 million at list prices.

 

Air Lease Corporation (ALC), one of the world’s leading airplane lessors, has been a big buyer of the improved 737 airplane. This new order raises ALC’s total 737 MAX orders to 138.

 

Boeing has delivered more than 100 737 MAX airplanes to over 20 customers worldwide, including four to ALC, with the fifth delivering in May 2018.

Image: Boeing.

ALC delivers the first Airbus A321neo to Azores Airlines

 

Azores' first Airbus A321neo, in a special "Breathe" livery

Air Lease Corporation (ALC) on December 14, 2017 announced that Azores Airlines-SATA International (Portugal) received its first new Airbus A321neo aircraft.  This aircraft is the first of six CFM Leap 1A engine-powered A321neos to be delivered to Azores Airlines from ALC’s order book with Airbus.  The next five A321neos will deliver between now and early 2021.

The pictured Airbus A321-253N D-AVYI became CS-TSF (msn 7972) on the handover. The airliner is painted in a special “Breathe” livery.

The airline, fully owned by SATA (Sociedade Açoreana de Transportes Aéreos) becomes the first Portuguese operator to receive a member of the A320neo Family.  By way of an extensive transatlantic network, these aircraft will connect Portugal and Azores to cities in the United States and Canada, in addition to major Western European cities.

The six new ALC A321neo aircraft will progressively replace Azores’ aging Airbus A310s on routes from Azores to the USA and Canada as well as on the airline’s high frequency network to Portugal and Western Europe.

Photo: Azores Airlines Airbus A321-253N WL CS-TSF (msn 7972) (Breathe) LIS (Ton Jochems). Image: 940745.