The deal follows a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed at the 2011 Paris Airshow. Of the total order, 20 will be of the larger A321neo model. It also has options for a further 14 aircraft.
“Airbus’ popular A320neo is an outstanding aircraft for airlines looking to improve their efficiency and deliver the premier short- to medium-haul travel experience to their passengers,” said Steven F. Udvar-Házy, ALC’s Chairman & CEO. “The A320neo Family will be a cornerstone in ALC’s portfolio going forward.”
With this new order, ALC’s now has outstanding orders from 100 Airbus jets, including 50 A320s, 36 A320neos and 14 A330s. In addition, ALC has ordered for 94 Boeing jets, comprising 77 B737s, five B777s and 12 B787 Dreamliners.