AerCap delivers 1st of 2 new Airbus A350 XWB Aircraft to Cathay Pacific Airways

AerCap Holdings N.V. (NYSE: AER) has delivered a new Airbus A350-900 to Cathay Pacific Airways, the first of two new A350-900 aircraft deliveries on long-term lease from AerCap´s order book with Airbus, the company said.

The company has a large Airbus A350 XWB portfolio with a total of 29 owned and on order aircraft .AerCap president and chief commercial officer Philip Scruggs said, “We are pleased to deliver the first A350-900 to long-time customer airline, Cathay Pacific Airways. The Airbus A350-900 offers levels of operational efficiency while offering a guest experience with comfort and well-being.”

AerCap has 1,670 owned, managed or on order aircraft in its portfolio as of March 31, 2016. The company serves over 200 customers in approximately 80 countries with comprehensive fleet solutions.