MAY 30TH, 2016
AerCap Delivers First of Two New Airbus A350 XWB Aircraft to Cathay Pacific Airways
DUBLIN—(BUSINESS WIRE)— AerCap Holdings N.V. (“AerCap”)(NYSE: AER) today announced the delivery of a new Airbus A350-900 to Cathay Pacific Airways, the first of two new A350-900 aircraft deliveries on long-term lease from AerCap’s order book with Airbus.
AerCap has one of the largest Airbus A350 XWB portfolios with a total of 29 owned and on order aircraft – one of the most in-demand aircraft in the world.
AerCap President and Chief Commercial Officer Philip Scruggs said, “We are pleased to deliver the first A350-900 to long-time customer airline, Cathay Pacific Airways. The Airbus A350-900 offers unrivalled levels of operational efficiency while offering an enhanced guest experience with superior levels of comfort and well-being. We look forward to continuing our successful relationship with the Cathay Pacific team as the airline optimizes its fleet.”