AerCap delivers A321LR to Air Transatusing sustainable aviation fuel

AerCap Holdings N.V. (NYSE: AER) has announced the delivery of two new A321LRs on operating lease to Air Transat, the company said.

Air Transat operated the world´s first A321LR delivery flight from the Airbus facility in Hamburg to Montreal, Canada, using a blend of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF). The flight, totalling 3115 nautical miles (5769 kilometres), had a carbon neutral footprint with the airline purchasing carbon credits to offset the Co2 emissions from the fossil fuel portion burned during the delivery flight.

AerCap, an Airbus A320neo family lessor is in aircraft leasing that serves approximately 200 customers in approximately 80 countries with comprehensive fleet solutions.