Today Air Lease Corporation (NYSE: AL) announced long-term lease placements for four new Airbus A320neo aircraft with Volaris (Mexico). Two of the aircraft are from ALC’s order book with Airbus and two are from sale-leasebacks acquired from a third party by one of our management vehicles. The four new A320neos are set to deliver during the remainder of Q2.
“ALC is pleased to further expand its relationship with Volaris, Mexico’s largest airline,” said John L. Plueger, Chief Executive Officer and President of Air Lease Corporation. “These aircraft will play a key role satisfying the strong summer traffic demand that Volaris is forecasting. Further, these transactions illustrate another successful pairing of a sale-leaseback under our management business combined with direct placements from ALC’s order book.”
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About Air Lease Corporation (NYSE: AL)
ALC is a leading aircraft leasing company based in Los Angeles, California that has airline customers throughout the world. ALC and its team of dedicated and experienced professionals are principally engaged in purchasing commercial aircraft and leasing them to its airline customers worldwide through customized aircraft leasing and financing solutions. ALC routinely posts information that may be important to investors in the “Investors” section of ALC’s website at www.airleasecorp.com. Investors and potential investors are encouraged to consult the ALC website regularly for important information about ALC. The information contained on, or that may be accessed through, ALC’s website is not incorporated by reference into, and is not a part of, this press release.
Volaris or the "Company" (NYSE: VLRS and BMV: VOLAR) is an ultra-low-cost carrier (ULCC), with point-to-point operations, serving Mexico, the United States and Central America. Volaris offers low base fares to build its market, providing quality service and extensive customer choice. Since beginning operations in March 2006, Volaris has increased its routes from five to 170 and its fleet from four to 87 aircraft. Volaris offers more than 410 daily flight segments on routes that connect 43 cities in Mexico and 25 cities in the United States with one of the youngest fleets in The Americas. Volaris targets passengers who are visiting friends and relatives, cost-conscious business and leisure travelers in Mexico and in selected destinations in the United States and Central America. Volaris has received the ESR Award for Social Corporate Responsibility for eleven consecutive years. For more information, please visit: www.volaris.com.
Mary Liz DePalma
Vice President, Investor Relations