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Air Lease Corporation Places three New Boeing 737-8 MAX Aircraft With Aeroitalia

Air Lease Corporation has today announced the long-term placement of three new Boeing 737-8 MAX airplanes with Aeroitalia, for delivery from 2023 through 2024 from ALC’s order book with Boeing.


Aeroitalia Boeing 737-800NG - Photo Credit: Colin Cooke, CC BY-SA 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons

On Tuesday (November 1, 2022), Air Lease Corporation (ALC) announced the long-term placement of three Boeing 737-8 MAX aircraft with Aeroitalia. The aircraft will be delivered starting in 2023 through 2024 from ALC’s order book with Boeing. Aeroitalia is a new Italian airline funded entirely by private capital by air transport industry professionals.

Headquartered in Rome, and starting a hub in Forlí, the carrier currently operates charter and scheduled regional routes across Europe with a fleet of three Boeing 737-800NGs.


In Today’s announcement, Air Lease Corporation’s Executive Chairman, Steven F. Udvar-Házy, said,


“We are very pleased to announce this placement of three new Boeing 737-8 aircraft with Aeroitalia. The capabilities of the Boeing 737-8 will greatly enhance Aeroitalia’s operational efficiency and expanding fleet with the most modern, fuel-efficient aircraft.”


Also commenting on the lease placements, ALC’s Vice President of Marketing, AJ Abedin, said,


“With this placement, Aeroitalia’s team of seasoned airline industry veterans are prudently growing their fleet and operations to meet the needs of the airline’s steadily growing business.”

Aeroitalia’s Chief Executive Officer, Gaetano Intrieri, added,


“With this lease agreement, we strengthen our business relations with ALC. We consider this deal a very important step for Aeroitalia in its plan for sustainable green growth and to support the Italian market. Our team is very proud of the support and trust we have received from ALC, one of the most important worldwide lessors. Let me give a special thanks to Mr. Hazy for believing in our project.”


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, Aeroitalia, Photo Credit: Colin Cooke: Creative Commons License