HONG KONG--AerCap Holdings N.V. ("AerCap"), (NYSE:AER) today announced the delivery of a second new Airbus A350-900 to Cathay Pacific Airways, on long-term lease from AerCap’s order book with Airbus. This follows delivery of the first A350-900 aircraft to Cathay Pacific in May 2016.
AerCap has one of the largest Airbus A350 XWB portfolios with a total of five owned and 24 on order aircraft delivering through 2019. AerCap has now leased two A350 XWB aircraft to Vietnam Airlines, one to Ethiopian Airlines with a second to follow next month, and two to Cathay Pacific Airways.
AerCap President and Chief Commercial Officer Philip Scruggs said, “We are pleased to deliver the second A350-900, one of the most in-demand aircraft in the world, to long-time customer airline, Cathay Pacific Airways. 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 June 30, 2016, approximately 1,640 owned, managed or on order aircraft in its portfolio. AerCap has one of the most attractive order books in the industry. AerCap serves approximately 200 customers in approximately 80 countries with comprehensive fleet solutions. AerCap is listed on the New York Stock Exchange (AER) and has its headquarters in Dublin with offices in Amsterdam, Los Angeles, Shannon, Fort Lauderdale, Miami, Singapore, Shanghai, Abu Dhabi, Seattle and Toulouse.
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