Air Lease Delivers New Airbus A321-200neo LR to Aer Lingus

Air Lease Corporation delivered one new Airbus A321-200neo LR aircraft on long-term lease to Aer Lingus.

This Airbus aircraft, featuring CFM International LEAP-1A33 engines, is the first of eight A321-200neo LRs scheduled to deliver to the airline through 2020 from ALC’s order book with Airbus.

“ALC is pleased to announce this first of eight A321-200neo LR aircraft delivery today to our long-time customer, Aer Lingus, and introduce the A321neo to the airline,” said Steven F. Udvar-Házy, Air Lease executive chairman. “The new ALC A321neo LR will enable Aer Lingus to substantially increase the number of flights, frequencies and new destinations between Ireland and the USA and Canada. We are honored to be a part of Aer Lingus’ ongoing fleet transition to the A321neo LR to enhance the airline’s expanding route network with the most modern, fuel-efficient aircraft.”

“This significant delivery to our good friends at Aer Lingus strengthens our close relationship and we are confident that the A321-200neo LR will advance the airline’s fleet operations and overall growth goals,” added Grant Levy, Air Lease executive vice president.

Based in Los Angeles, Air Lease Corporation is an aircraft leasing company with airline customers throughout the world. ALC principally purchases commercial aircraft and leases them to its airline customers through customized aircraft leasing and financing solutions.

Aer Lingus, part of International Airlines Group, operates as an Irish airline primarily providing passenger and cargo transportation services from Ireland to the United Kingdom and Europe, as well as to the United States and Canada.

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