DUBLIN, Dec. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- AerCap
Holdings N.V. ("AerCap" or the "Company") (NYSE: AER) today
announced that it has delivered the first of 14 new PW1500G powered
Airbus A220-300 aircraft to Breeze Airways.
The 14-aircraft deal comprises the sale and leaseback of 11 A220
aircraft, the second of which is scheduled to deliver this month
with the remaining deliveries continuing through 2022 and 2023, and
3 aircraft owned by Einn Volant Aircraft Leasing Holdings Limited
("EVAL"), a global aircraft leasing platform and joint venture
between AerCap and Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec ("CDPQ"),
a global investment group. All three aircraft will be managed by
AerCap and are scheduled for delivery through 2022.
"AerCap is excited to welcome Breeze Airways as a new customer,
but an old friend in David Neeleman,
with the delivery of the first of 14 new A220s," said Aengus Kelly,
CEO of AerCap. "Equipped with the latest engine technology which
has 25% lower fuel burn over previous-generation aircraft, as well
as maximum operational flexibility with its longer range, the A220
is the ideal aircraft for Breeze's fast-growing operations. We wish
all the team at Breeze every success and look forward to a
long-term successful partnership."
"Breeze is excited to take delivery of our first of 80 firm
A220s via sale and lease back with AerCap," said Breeze Airways'
Chairman and CEO David Neeleman.
"The AerCap financing structure further enhances the operating
economics of our A220 aircraft while allowing us to optimize our
AerCap is the global leader in aviation leasing with one of the
most attractive order books in the industry. AerCap serves
approximately 300 customers around the world with comprehensive
fleet solutions. AerCap is listed on the New York Stock Exchange
(AER) and is based in Dublin with
offices in Shannon, Los Angeles,
Singapore, Amsterdam, Shanghai, Abu
Dhabi, Seattle, Toulouse
and other locations around the world.
About Breeze Airways
Breeze Airways, which commenced service between 16 cities across
13 states in May 2021, is the
nation's best-funded start up airline in history. Founded by
aviation entrepreneur David
Neeleman, the low fare carrier merges kindness and
technology to deliver its signature "Seriously Nice"™ nonstop
service between secondary airports bypassing hubs and saving its
Guests time and money. The airline recently announced an order of
80 A220-300 aircraft, the first of which will enter service in
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