Air Lease Corporation Announces the Lease Placement of Two New Boeing 737 MAX 8 Aircraft with Travel Service
LOS ANGELES, California, March 4, 2015 — Today Air Lease Corporation (NYSE: AL) announced long term lease agreements with Travel Service (Czech Republic) for two new Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft. Both aircraft are from ALC’s order book with Boeing and scheduled for delivery in spring 2018 and 2019.
“We have an excellent relationship with Travel Service, the Czech Republic’s largest airline, and are pleased with the opportunity to expand and modernize their jet fleet with these MAX aircraft. New technologies in the MAX 8 aircraft bring efficiency and passenger comfort that will further Travel Service’s competitive edge in the European markets they serve,” said Alex Khatibi, Executive Vice President 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 Travel Service
Travel Service is headquartered in Prague, Czech Republic and is the biggest Czech airline company. Since its founding in 1997 it has experienced a huge expansion and beyond the Czech Republic, is currently serving markets in Slovakia, Hungary, Poland, France and Canary Islands. Travel Service operates charter flights, regular flights under the SmartWings brand (since 2004) and private business jets (since 2007). Travel Service planes are flying to more than 300 airports on four continents.