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Air Lease, Sichuan Airlines announce 100th airplane.


Air Lease Corporation (NYSE: AL) said it has delivered one new Airbus A321-200 on long term lease to Sichuan Airlines (China), marking the operator's 100th airplane in their current fleet.

The aircraft, outfitted with Sharklets and powered by IAE V2533 engines, is from ALC's order book with Airbus. The delivery supplements numerous Airbus A330, A321 and A319 aircraft already on lease to Sichuan by ALC.

"We are proud of being able to contribute to Sichuan Airlines' growth in the past, and we are privileged to deliver Sichuan Airlines' 100th aircraft to them today. We appreciate the great relationship with the airline, and look forward to continued teamwork with Sichuan Airlines in the years to come," said Steven F. Udvar-Hazy, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Air Lease Corporation.

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.

Sichuan Airlines is a leading Chinese scheduled airline based in Chengdu, China. Sichuan operates frequent flights to all major destinations in China and the surrounding region in Asia, with a modern all-Airbus fleet.

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Date:May 22, 2015
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