AerCap Holdings N.V. (NYSE: AER) has confirmed placement of five Embraer E190-E2 jets to Air Astana, the national carrier of Kazakhstan, the company said.
The aircraft, on long term lease from AerCap´s order book with Embraer, will begin delivering to Air Astana in the last quarter 2018.
AerCap is the launch lessor customer of Embraer´s E-Jets E2 second generation of this family of commercial aircraft with a total of 50 Embraer E190-E2s and E195-E2s on order.
AerCap is the global provider of aircraft leasing with, as of June 30, 2017, 1,539 owned, managed or on order aircraft in its portfolio. It serves approximately 200 customers in approximately 80 countries with comprehensive fleet solutions. It has its headquarters in Dublin with offices in Amsterdam, Los Angeles, Shannon, Fort Lauderdale, Singapore, Shanghai, Abu Dhabi, Seattle and Toulouse.
Embraer is a global company headquartered in Brazil with businesses in commercial and executive aviation, defense & security. The company designs, develops, manufactures and markets aircraft and systems, providing customer support and services. Since it was founded in 1969, Embraer has delivered more than 8,000 aircraft.
Air Astana, the national carrier of Kazakhstan, operates flights to over 60 domestic and international routes. The company was incorporated in late 2001 and commenced operations on 15 May 2002. The Air Astana fleet consists of Boeing 767, 757, Airbus A319, A320, A320neo, A321 and Embraer 190 aircraft.