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AerCap Places Ten New Airbus A321neos on Lease With Turkish Airlines

AerCap Holdings has today announced the placement of 10 new Airbus A321neos on lease with Turkish Airlines. 

Turkish Airlines Airbus A321neo - Courtesy Airbus

On Tuesday (July 9, 2024), AerCap Holdings N.V. announced that they have placed ten new Airbus A321neos on lease with Turkish Airlines. Currently, the national flag carrier of Türkiye currently operates a fleet of 457 passenger and cargo aircraft and serves 346 destinations worldwide, including 53 domestic and 293 destinations in 130 countries.

In Tuesday’s announcement, AerCap’s Chief Executive Officer, Aengus Kelly, said,

“We are very pleased to support Turkish Airlines with the lease of these ten new A321neo aircraft, helping them to continue to grow their extensive route network while modernizing their narrowbody fleet for greater operational efficiency.  We wish Prof. Ahmet Bolat, Mr. Levent Konukcu and the entire Turkish Airlines’ management team every success and we look forward to building on our long-term partnership as these aircraft deliver, and beyond.”

Also commenting on the new lease agreements, Turkish Airlines’ Chairman of the Board and Executive Committee, Prof. Ahmet Bolat, said,

“We are happy to further enhance our fleet with ten new Airbus A321neo aircraft through our partnership with AerCap.  This addition aligns with our strategy to continue offering our passengers a modern and efficient travel experience, while supporting our ongoing expansion plans for new routes and increasing the frequency of existing ones.  We look forward to strengthening our partnership with AerCap.”

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, Dubai, Seattle, Toulouse, and other locations around the world.

Source: AerCap/PRNewswire


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