Today Air Lease Corporation (“ALC”) (NYSE: AL) announced the delivery of one new Airbus A350-1000 aircraft on long-term lease to Virgin Atlantic. Powered by Trent XWB-97 engines, this aircraft is the first of four A350-1000s confirmed to deliver to the airline from ALC’s order book with Airbus.
“We are pleased to announce this first new A350-1000 aircraft delivery to Virgin Atlantic today,” said Steven F. Udvar-Házy, Executive Chairman of Air Lease Corporation. “Our A350-1000s will replace Virgin Atlantic’s Boeing 747 aircraft on routes from London across the Atlantic to modernize the airline’s long-haul fleet.”
Source: Air Lease Corporation
Date: Sep 21, 2020