AerCap Delivers First of Two New Airbus A350 XWB Aircraft to Cathay Pacific Airways
May 31, 2016 11:50 KST
DUBLIN--(Business Wire / Korea Newswire) May 31, 2016 -- AerCap Holdings N.V. (“AerCap”)(NYSE: AER) today announced the delivery of a new Airbus A350-900 to Cathay Pacific Airways, the first of two new A350-900 aircraft deliveries on long-term lease from AerCap’s order book with Airbus.
AerCap has one of the largest Airbus A350 XWB portfolios with a total of 29 owned and on order aircraft - one of the most in-demand aircraft in the world.
AerCap President and Chief Commercial Officer Philip Scruggs said, “We are pleased to deliver the first A350-900 to long-time customer airline, Cathay Pacific Airways. The Airbus A350-900 offers unrivalled levels of operational efficiency while offering an enhanced guest experience with superior levels of comfort and well-being. We look forward to continuing our successful relationship with the Cathay Pacific team as the airline optimizes its fleet.”
AerCap is the global leader in aircraft leasing with, as of 31 March 2016, approximately 1,670 owned, managed or on order aircraft in its portfolio. AerCap has one of the most attractive order books in the industry. AerCap serves over 200 customers in approximately 80 countries with comprehensive fleet solutions. AerCap is listed on the New York Stock Exchange (AER) and is headquartered in Dublin with offices in Amsterdam, Los Angeles, Shannon, Fort Lauderdale, Miami, Singapore, Shanghai, Abu Dhabi, Seattle and Toulouse.
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