Air Lease Corporation delivered one new Boeing 787-10 aircraft on long-term lease to Vietnam Airlines. Featuring GEnx-1B74/75 engines, this Dreamliner aircraft is the first of eight 787-10s confirmed to deliver to Vietnam Airlines through 2021 from ALC’s order book with Boeing.
“ALC is extremely pleased to announce this important first 787-10 delivery to Vietnam Airlines with Boeing and be the first lessor to introduce the airline to the -10,” said Steven F. Udvar-Házy, executive chairman of Air Lease Corporation. “This first of eight 787-10s from ALC will significantly contribute to Vietnam Airlines’ ongoing major widebody fleet upgrade with the latest technology. ALC values our long-time role as an advisor when planning the growth and replacement of Vietnam Airlines’ fleet to maintain the airline’s leading position in Southeast Asia and worldwide.”
Based in Los Angeles, Air Lease Corporation is an aircraft leasing company that has airline customers throughout the world. ALC is principally engaged in purchasing commercial aircraft and leasing them to customers worldwide through customized aircraft leasing and financing solutions.
Vietnam Airlines is the flag carrier of Vietnam. Founded in 1956 under the name Vietnam Civil Aviation, the airline was established as a state-owned enterprise in April 1989. Vietnam Airlines is headquartered in Long Bien District, Hanoi, with hubs at Noi Bai International Airport and Tan Son Nhat International Airport.
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