Air Lease Corporation signed long-term lease agreements with Vietnam Airlines for two new Airbus A320-200neo aircraft. The two planes are scheduled to deliver to the airline in fall 2020 from ALC’s order book with Airbus.
“We are pleased to announce another important transaction with our long-time loyal customer, Vietnam Airlines, for two A320-200neo aircraft,” said Steven F. Udvar-Házy, executive chairman of Air Lease. “ALC has played an instrumental role supporting Vietnam Airlines’ ongoing fleet expansion goals since 2010 and we are thrilled to continue to build upon our relationship with one of the fastest growing airlines in Asia.”
Vietnam Airlines currently has two A330-200s and six A321-200neos on lease from ALC, as well as six A321-200neos and eight Boeing 787-10 aircraft scheduled to deliver to the airline from ALC’s order book 2019-2021.
Based in Los Angeles, ALC is an aircraft leasing company that has airline customers throughout the world. ALC is principally engaged in purchasing commercial aircraft and leasing them to its airline customers 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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