Boeing and Air Lease Corporation (ALC) have announced an order today for ten 777-300ERs (extended range) aircraft. The order, valued at $3.2 billion at current list prices, adds to the growing portfolio of long-haul aircraft for the Los Angeles-based leasing company.
“This order for 777-300ERs will help us meet the growing airline demand for long-haul passenger airplanes,” said John L Plueger, President and Chief Operating Officer of Air Lease Corporation. “These 777-300ERs will enable our customers to grow and modernise their fleets. The 777 offers our clients the most economical, fuel-efficient and versatile airplane in the 300-400 seat range, suitable for a variety of profitable missions.”
ALC has ordered 185 aircraft from Boeing including 78 Next-Generation 737s, 80 737 MAXs, 12 787 Dreamliners and 15 777-300ERs. The leasing company also has reconfirmation rights on 20 additional 737 MAX airliners.