Sichuan Airlines to lease new Airbus A350-900 from Air Lease

Los Angeles, California-based Air Lease Corporation (NYSE:AL) has placed one Airbus A350-900 new technology wide body jet on long term lease to Sichuan Airlines, the company said.

The A350-900 will be primarily operated across the Pacific, linking major cities in China with USA and Canada. The aircraft will deliver in the first quarter of 2019 from ALC´s order book with Airbus. 

ALC is a global aircraft leasing company principally engaged in purchasing commercial aircraft and leasing them to its airline customers through customized aircraft leasing and financing solutions.

Sichuan Airlines is a regional airline headquartered on the grounds of Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport in Chengdu, Sichuan in China. Sichuan Airlines serves 108 destinations in 16 countries across Asia, Europe and Australia, including long-haul overseas routes to Vancouver, Melbourne, and Los Angeles, but operates mainly scheduled domestic flights out of Chengdu Shuangliu Airport and Chongqing Jiangbei International Airport.