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ILFC orders aircraft from Airbus and Boeing

9-Mar-2011 8:11 AM

ILFC announced (08-Mar-2011) it has signed an MoU for the purchase of 100 A320neo family aircraft from Airbus and finalised a firm order agreement for 33 B737-800 aircraft from Boeing. The MoU with Airbus includes 75 A320neo and 25 A321neo, 60 of which will be powered by the Pratt & Whitney PurePower PW1100G engines, with deliveries beginning in 2016. This new agreement with Airbus will replace ILFC’s prior commitment for ten A380s. ILFC is the first lessor to order the A320neo and it becomes the first customer for the A321neo. Deliveries of the B737-800s will begin in 2012. Boeing will deliver ILFC's B737-800s with the new Boeing Sky Interior [more - ILFC] [more - Airbus] [more - Boeing]