Air Lease delivers first of 25 Boeing 737-8s to Malaysia Airlines

Malaysia Airlines Boeing-737 Lease Corporation announced the first of 25 new Boeing 737-8 aircraft was delivered to Malaysia Airlines from ALC’s order book with Boeing. Featuring CFM LEAP 1B-27 engines, this new Boeing aircraft is the first 737-8 addition to Malaysia Airlines’ fleet.

“We are thrilled to announce ALC’s first of 25 new Boeing 737-8 aircraft delivered to Malaysia Airlines,” said Steven Udvar-Házy, Executive Chairman of Air Lease Corporation. “Our significant deal for 25 new Boeing 737-8 aircraft with MAB is a milestone transaction that demonstrates ALC’s commitment to the national carrier’s long-term fleet modernisation and sustainability program. We are honoured to be the first to introduce the 737-8 to the airline.”

This Boeing 737 aircraft joins six Airbus A350-900 aircraft currently on long-term lease to the airline from ALC.

Air Lease Corporation is a global aircraft leasing company based in Los Angeles, California that has airline customers throughout the world. ALC is principally engaged in purchasing new commercial aircraft and leasing them to its airline customers worldwide through customised aircraft leasing and financing solutions.

Malaysia Airlines is the national carrier of Malaysia. Since September 2015, the airline has been owned and operated by Malaysia Airlines Berhad. It is part of the Malaysia Aviation Group (MAG), a global aviation organisation that comprises of different aviation business portfolios aimed at serving Malaysian air travel needs.


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