OCTOBER 5TH, 2015
AerCap and Air Astana Sign Agreement to Lease Three Airbus A321neo and One A320neo Aircraft
Amsterdam, The Netherlands; October 5, 2015 – AerCap Holdings N.V. (“AerCap”, NYSE: AER) announced today that it has signed an agreement with Air Astana, Kazakhstan’s flag carrier, for the lease of three Airbus A321neo and one A320neo aircraft. The aircraft will be operated on the airline’s domestic and international route networks.
“Air Astana is delighted to have concluded an agreement for these 4 additional NEOs,” said Peter Foster, President & CEO, Air Astana. “We have no doubt that the NEO will prove an ideal intermediate range aircraft for us. We are also pleased to be able to continue and enhance our excellent partnership with AerCap.”
AerCap CEO Aengus Kelly said: “AerCap is delighted to work with Air Astana to support the carrier’s expanding network in the region, particularly on longer range routes to Asia and Europe, with the most modern, fuel-efficient equipment.”
AerCap holds one of the most attractive order books in the industry, which includes the largest order position of Airbus A320neo family aircraft among leasing companies.