Willis Lease Finance closes sale/leaseback of 10 Airbus A319 with easyJet Airline

Willis Lease Finance Corporation (NASDAQ: WLFC) has announced it has closed on sale and leaseback transaction with easyJet Airline on 10 Airbus A319 aircraft, the company said.

The aircraft are powered by CFM56-5B engines. The deal combines elements from across the Willis Platform, including leasing, trading and asset management businesses, to provide a tailored solution designed to support easyJet in the fleet management of its existing aircraft as it introduces the latest generation of Airbus A320NEO family aircraft.

Willis Lease Finance Corporation leases large and regional spare commercial aircraft engines, auxiliary power units and aircraft to airlines, aircraft engine manufacturers and maintenance, repair and overhaul providers in 120 countries.

easyJet is Europe´s leading airline offering a unique and winning combination of the best route network connecting Europe´s primary airports, with great value fares and friendly service.