09 Jan 2013

Air Lease Corporation Announces Lease Placement of Two New Boeing 777-300ERs to British Airways

LOS ANGELES, California, January 9, 2013 — Air Lease Corporation (NYSE: AL) announced today that British Airways and ALC signed 10 year lease agreements for two (2) new Boeing 777-300ER wide-body aircraft. The two new Boeing 777s will be delivered to the airline in May and July 2014. ALC ordered these aircraft from Boeing as part of a larger contract in 2011.

Forward-Looking Statements

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About Air Lease Corporation (NYSE: AL)

ALC is an 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 partners worldwide through customized aircraft leasing and financing solutions. For more information, visit ALC's website at www.airleasecorp.com.

About British Airways

British Airways, part of International Airlines Group, is one of the world's leading global premium airlines and the largest international carrier in the UK. The carrier has its home base at London Heathrow, the world's busiest international airport and operates up to 750 flights a day to more than 70 different countries. In the past 12 months the airline carried over 34 million customers. The airline currently has a fleet of more than 240 aircraft.

Investors:

Ryan McKenna
Assistant Vice President
Strategic Planning and Investor Relations
Email: rmckenna@airleasecorp.com

Media:

Laura St. John
Media and Investor Relations Coordinator
Email: lstjohn@airleasecorp.com




Investors

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Mary Liz DePalma

Director of Investor Relations

Phone: +1 310.553.0555
Fax: +1 310.553.0999
Email: mdepalma@airleasecorp.com

Media

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Laura Woeste

Manager, Media and Investor Relations

Phone: +1 310.553.0555
Fax: +1 310.553.0999
Email: lwoeste@airleasecorp.com