Loading

Air Lease Corporation: worldwide aircraft demand remains robust

US lessor Air Lease Corporation (ALC) placed one of the largest orders in its eight year history in Jul-2018 when it committed to 75 additional Boeing 737 MAX aircraft and three 787-9 widebodies.

The order appears strategic for ALC for many reasons, including favourable economics for the company, and an ability to gain key delivery positions for an aircraft whose popularity is only growing as oil prices remain higher than in the recent past.

Despite some uncertainty spurred by US trade policy, ALC maintains a favourable outlook about passenger traffic that will fuel aircraft demand. The company believes order books for single aisle aircraft are filled farther forward in the future than it has seen in the past. At the same time, ALC is also unsurprisingly watching the mid-market segment, which includes a potential “New Midsize Aircraft” from Boeing and the Airbus A321neo.

Become a CAPA Member to access Analysis Reports

This CAPA Premium Analysis Report is 1,072 words.
Become a CAPA Member

Our Analysis Reports are only available to CAPA Members. CAPA Membership provides exclusive access to in-depth insights on the latest developments in the aviation and travel industry, developed by our team of dedicated analysts located in Europe, North America, Asia and Australia.

Each report offers a fresh perspective on the latest industry trends and is available online or via the CAPA mobile app, with customisable alerts to help you stay informed and identify new business opportunities.

CAPA Membership also provides access to our full suite of tools, including a tailored selection of more than 400 News Briefs every weekday and comprehensive data and analysis on thousands of companies around the world.