08 Jun 2011

Air Lease Corporation Issues $120 Million in Unsecured Notes

LOS ANGELES, CA, June 7, 2011 – Air Lease Corporation (ALC) announced today that it has issued $120 Million in Senior Unsecured Notes in a private placement to institutional investors. The notes contain a 5% coupon for a 5-year term with a maturity of June 6, 2016.

“The issuance of these notes sends a strong signal from the investment community about ALC’s stated goal of tapping unsecured financing to fund our future fleet acquisitions,” said Jim Clarke, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of ALC.

The issuance constitutes the first time ALC has obtained long term unsecured financing under the SEC’s Regulation D in a private placement to institutional investors.

Forward-Looking Statements: This press release may contain forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Such statements are based on current expectations and projections about our future results, prospects and opportunities and are not guarantees of future performance. Such statements will not be updated unless required by law. Actual results and performance may differ materially from those expressed or forecasted in forward-looking statements due to a number of factors, including those discussed in our filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

About Air Lease Corporation (NYSE: AL)
Launched in 2010, Air Lease Corporation (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.

Investors:
Ryan McKenna
Director, Strategic Planning and Investor Relations
Email: rmckenna@airleasecorp.com

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

Air Lease Corporation
Phone: 310.553.0555
Fax: 310.553.0999




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