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ALC orders 25 A350s, adds 14 more A321neo orders

5-Feb-2013 10:14 AM

Air Lease Corporation (ALC) signed (04-Feb-2013) a contract with Airbus for 25 A350 family aircraft, consisting of 20 A350-900s and five A350-1000s. ALC also has options for five additional A350-1000s. With this new order, ALC becomes the 35th A350 customer and the order takes the A350 backlog to 617. Deliveries will be from 2018 to 2022. Concurrently, ALC signed a purchase order for 14 A321neo aircraft, following an earlier agreement announced at the 2012 Farnborough International Air Show for 36 A320neo family aircraft plus 14 options. With this latest confirmation from ALC, the lessor’s cumulative orders for the A320neo family have reached 50, of which up to 34 will be A321neo models. ALC will announce engine selections at a later date. [more - original PR]