Air Lease Corporation Announces the Lease Placement of Two New Boeing 787-9 Aircraft with Air Tahiti Nui
LOS ANGELES, California, March 3, 2015 - Today Air Lease Corporation (NYSE: AL) announced an agreement to lease two new Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner aircraft to Air Tahiti Nui. Both aircraft are from ALC’s order book with Boeing and scheduled to deliver to French Polynesia’s flag carrier airline in the fall of 2018.
“We are very pleased to announce this lease placement with Air Tahiti Nui, a new customer for ALC. We believe the efficiency and interior design of the new Dreamliner aircraft will strengthen Air Tahiti Nui’s market position, enhance the customer travel experience, and expand Tahitian tourism – all of which will impact the airline’s long term stability and success,” said Steven F. Udvar-Hazy, Chairman and CEO 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 Air Tahiti Nui
Air Tahiti Nui, the International Airline of French Polynesia, connects The Islands of Tahiti with online services from Los Angeles, Tokyo, Paris and Auckland. With codeshare partners American Airlines, Qantas, Korean Air, Japan Airlines, Air New Zealand, Air France and SNCF (France), Air Tahiti Nui provides connecting services to over 40 additional cities in North America, Australia, Asia and France.