- Joe Breitfeller
AerCap Orders Five Additional Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners
AerCap has today ordered five additional Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners, increasing their total fleet of 787s to 125 owned and on order.
On Tuesday (July 19, 2022), from the 2022 Farnborough International Airshow, AerCap announced an order for five additional Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners. With the new order, AerCap expands their owned an on order 787 fleet to 125 airplanes.
In today’s announcment, AerCap’s Chief Commercial Officer, Peter Anderson, said,
“AerCap is the world’s largest 787 customer and we are very pleased to strengthen that position with this order for five additional aircraft. This transaction is in line with our portfolio strategy of investing in the most in-demand new technology assets and will help us continue to support our airline customers meet their sustainability commitments.”
Also commenting on the incremental 787-9 order, Boeing’s SVP – Commercial Sales and Marketing, Ihssane Mounir, said,
“AerCap oversees a world-class leasing portfolio, epitomized by the most utilized widebody in the industry, the 787 Dreamliner. With its unparalleled fuel efficiency and passenger appeal, the 787 Dreamliner family is playing a major role in sustaining, reopening and pioneering new routes in the long-haul travel market.”
AerCap Holdings N.V. (NYSE: AER) is the global leader in aircraft leasing and maintains one of the most attractive order books in the industry. The company serves around 300 customers in 80 countries with comprehensive fleet solutions. AerCap is headquartered in Dublin and maintains offices in Shannon, Miami, Memphis, Singapore, Amsterdam, Shanghai, Abu Dhabi, Seattle and Toulouse, and other locations around the world.
Source: AerCap Holdings N.V.