- Joe Breitfeller
AerCap Signs Lease Agreements With Norse Atlantic Airways for Nine Boeing 787 Dreamliners
AerCap has signed lease agreements with Norse Atlantic Airways for six used Boeing 787-9s and three used 787-8s. All the aircraft are powered by Rolls-Royce Trent 1000 engines, and they are scheduled for delivery in 2021.
On Monday (March 29, 2021), AerCap Holdings N.V. announced the signing of lease agreements with Norse Atlantic Airways for nine Boeing 787 Dreamliners, including six used 787-9s and three used 787-8s. The aircraft are scheduled for delivery in 2021 and are all powered by Rolls-Royce Trent 1000 engines. Norway-based Norse Atlantic Airways plans on launching long-haul LCC services, connecting major European cities with the U.S.
In today’s announcement, AerCap’s Chief Commercial Officer, Peter Anderson, said,
“AerCap is excited to announce the signing of lease agreements for nine Boeing 787 aircraft with Norse Atlantic Airways. With its superior operating characteristics, the 787 is the perfect aircraft for Norse Atlantic Airways to launch a modern long-haul low-cost airline, and we are delighted to be supplying them with their first aircraft. We wish Norse Atlantic Airways every success and look forward to working with them as they roll out their plan in the years to come.”
Also commenting on the new lease agreements, Norse Atlantic Airways’ Chief Executive Officer, Bjørn Tore Larsen, added,
“We are thrilled to be partnering with a market leader in AerCap to lease our initial fleet of Dreamliners. Norse Atlantic Airways looks forward to providing our passengers with comfortable, affordable, intercontinental travel aboard these state-of-the-art aircraft.”
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 200 customers in 80 countries with comprehensive fleet solutions. AerCap is headquartered in Dublin and maintains offices in Shannon, Los Angeles, Singapore, Amsterdam, Shanghai, Abu Dhabi, Seattle and Toulouse.