LOS ANGELES, California, December 8, 2014 — Maldivian, the national airline of the Maldives, and Air Lease Corporation (NYSE: AL) announced today the long term lease contract of one Airbus A321-200 (MSN 2599). The aircraft will deliver in the first quarter of 2015 and will join the Airbus A320 already operated by the airline, also on long term lease from ALC.
"Maldivian will operate the A321 on lease from ALC on its growing network connecting Male, Maldives with cities in South Asia, China and Southeast Asia,” said Kishore Korde, Senior Vice President of Air Lease Corporation.
"We are delighted by our association with ALC and this lease contract for our second Airbus jet from them, to expand Maldivian's route system,” said Abdul Haris, Managing Director of Maldivian.
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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.
Maldivian is owned and operated by Island Aviation Services Ltd. and is the national airline of the Republic of the Maldives, operating an extensive scheduled domestic and international flight network.