29-Mar-2012 8:36 AM

ILFC to lease two additional B787-8s to Aeromexico

Grupo Aeromexico and International Lease Finance Corporation (ILFC) announced (28-Mar-2012) the completion of an agreement to expand their partnership with the addition of two new Boeing 787-8 aircraft, bringing the total leased from ILFC to five. The aircraft, equipped with GEnx engines, are scheduled for delivery in 1H2014. Commenting on the transaction, Grupo Aeroméxico CEO Andres Conesa said: "this is part of our expansion plan to service all our international markets. These aircraft will be deployed on our long-haul routes, ultimately replacing our 767 aircraft". [more - original PR]