LOS ANGELES, California, February 10, 2015 — Today Air Lease Corporation (NYSE: AL) announced long term lease agreements with Volaris (NYSE: VLRS and BMV: VOLAR) the ultra-low-cost airline serving Mexico and the United States, for two new Airbus A321-200 aircraft with Sharklets powered by IAE V2533-A5 engines. Both aircraft are from ALC’s order book with Airbus and scheduled for delivery in spring 2015.
“ALC is pleased to support Volaris with the introduction of the very first A321s in their fleet. These aircraft will play an important role in addressing slot constraints out of Mexico City Airport, allowing Volaris to efficiently serve Mexico’s growing economy and demand for air travel,” said John L. Plueger, President and Chief Operating Officer of Air Lease Corporation.
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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. For more information, visit ALC's website at www.airleasecorp.com.
About Volaris (NYSE: VLRS and BMV: VOLAR)
Controladora Vuela Compañía de Aviación, S.A.B. de C.V. (“Volaris” or the “Company”), is an ultra-low-cost carrier (ULCC), with point-to-point operations, serving Mexico and the United States. 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 more than 129 and its fleet from four to 50 aircraft. Volaris offers more than 235 daily flight segments on routes that connect 36 cities in Mexico and 18 cities in the United States with the youngest aircraft fleet in Mexico. Volaris targets passengers who are visiting friends and relatives, cost-conscious business people and leisure travelers in Mexico and to select destinations in the United States. Volaris has received the ESR Award for Social Corporate Responsibility for five consecutive years. For more information, please visit: www.volaris.com