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29 November 2018
29. November 2018 Commercial Aircraft

Air Lease Corporation takes delivery of its first U.S.-manufactured A321 aircraft

The milestone delivery of the first U.S.-produced A321 to Air Lease Corporation (ALC) was celebrated by (left to right): Steven F. Udvar-Házy, Executive Chairman of ALC; Jeff Knittel, Airbus Americas Chairman & CEO; Jimmy Dempsey, Frontier Airlines CFO; and Daryl Taylor, Vice President & General Manager of the Airbus U.S. Manufacturing Facility

Air Lease Corporation (ALC) has taken delivery of its first U.S.-produced A321. The aircraft, delivered from the Airbus U.S. Manufacturing Facility in Mobile, Alabama, will be leased to Denver-based Frontier Airlines and features Xavier the Mountain Goat on its vertical tail and Sharklets. The aircraft is also the first U.S.-made A321ceo to enter Frontier’s fleet. The airline has previously taken direct delivery of six A320neos from Airbus’s Mobile production facility.

The milestone delivery was celebrated in Mobile by Steven F. Udvar-Házy, Executive Chairman of ALC, joined by Frontier Airlines CFO Jimmy Dempsey and Airbus Americas Chairman & CEO Jeff Knittel.

ALC is the eighth U.S.-based customer to receive aircraft from Airbus’ Alabama-based A320 Family production facility.

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