- Joe Breitfeller
Air Lease Corporation Announces the Delivery of a new Airbus A350-900 to World2Fly
Updated: Jun 9, 2021
Today, Air Lease Corporation (ALC) has announced the delivery of one new Airbus A350-900 on long-term lease to World2Fly of Spain. The aircraft is the first of two scheduled for delivery from the Airbus order book and features Rolls-Royce Trent XWB engines.
On Monday (June 7, 2021), Air Lease Corporation announced the delivery of one new Airbus A350-900 to the Spanish carrier World2Fly. The aircraft features Rolls-Royce Trent XWB engines and is one of two of the aircraft scheduled for delivery from ALC’s order book with Airbus.
In Monday’s announcement, Air Lease Corporation’s Assistant Vice President of Marketing, Matthew Stevens, said,
“We are delighted to deliver our first of two new A350-900 aircraft to our new customer, World2Fly. ALC is pleased to help launch World2Fly with new A350-900 aircraft and we are confident the A350-900 will help distinguish World2Fly in the marketplace.”
World2fly is a new long-haul airline founded by the Spanish hotel company Iberostar. The carrier is based on the Balearic island of Mallorca and will operate two leased Airbus A350-900s on long-haul routed between Madrid and destinations including Punta Cana (Dominican Republic), Cancun (Mexico) and La Habana (Cuba). World2fly’s new A350-900s feature a comfortable single-class layout with 432 seats, more personal space, wide seats, and the latest generation of inflight entertainment and connectivity. The aircraft also features the A350 Airspace cabin, offering the quietest cabin of any twin-aisle aircraft. At the end of May 2021, Airbus had received 915 A350 orders from 49 global customers, making it the benchmark for widebody aircraft for decades to come.
Based in Los Angeles, California, Air Lease Corporation (NYSE: AL) is a leading global aircraft leasing company. The ALC team is principally involved in the purchase of commercial aircraft and leasing them to airlines worldwide with customized leasing and financing solutions.
Source(s): Air Lease Corporation, Airbus
Editor's Note: Updated June 9, 2021