Air Lease Corporation Announces Lease Placement of Two New Boeing 777-300ERs Aircraft with EVA Air
Monday, 09 June 2014
EVA Air operates a mixed fleet of Airbus, Boeing, and McDonnell Douglas aircraft, with Airbus A330, Boeing 747, and Boeing 777 airliners primarily used on passenger routes, along with Boeing 747 and MD-11 freighters used on cargo routes
LOS ANGELES, – Today Air Lease Corporation (NYSE: AL) announced twelve-year lease agreements with EVA Air (Taiwan) for two new Boeing 777-300ER widebody aircraft, scheduled for delivery in the second half of 2015 and first half of 2016. These aircraft are from ALC’s order book with Boeing.
Chi Yan, vice president of Air Lease Corporation said: “We are pleased to conclude this important long term lease transaction with EVA Air, one of the premier international airlines in Asia, and a strategic new lease customer for ALC.
As the demand for intercontinental routes from the Asia Pacific region continues to increase, ALC is pleased that these two new fuel efficient widebody aircraft will be an instrumental part of EVA’s expansion in that market.”
EVA Air, a Taiwan based privately held airline, established in 1989 and a Star Alliance member since June 2013. EVA Air is a modern network airline operating scheduled international passenger flights and cargo services to Asia, North America, Europe, and Oceania.