Air Lease Delivers First of 13 New Boeing 737 Aircraft to Alaska Airlines

Air Lease delivered one new Boeing 737-9 aircraft on long-term lease to Alaska Airlines. As announced in November of last year, this is the first of 13 new 737-9 aircraft confirmed to deliver to the airline from Air Lease’s orderbook with Boeing. This new 737-9, which features CFM International LEAP -1B engines, will join six 737-9s currently flying in Alaska Airlines’ fleet.

“ALC is pleased to announce this first of 13 new 737-9 aircraft delivery to Alaska Airlines today,” Steven F. Udvar-Házy, executive chairman of Air Lease, said. “These new 737-9s from ALC will provide the most modern, fuel-efficient technology to advance the airline’s fleet modernization objectives.”

“Alaska Airlines is excited to take delivery of our seventh 737-9 from Boeing today, extending our partnership with Air Lease Corporation,” Nat Pieper, senior vice president of fleet, finance and alliances at Alaska Airlines, said. “Our 737-9 experience has been terrific to date. The aircraft is fuel efficient, environmentally friendly, and our guests and teammates love flying it.”

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