March 4, 2013
ILFC and American sign new sale-leaseback agreement for Boeing aircraft
International Lease Finance Corporation (ILFC) has entered into an agreement with American Airlines for the purchase and leaseback of an additional 15 new B737-800 and one new B777-300ER aircraft. The B737 aircraft are scheduled for delivery between May 2013 and December 2014. The B777 widebody aircraft is forecasted to deliver in the second half of March 2013. ILFC and American had entered into a previous sale-leaseback agreement for 15 Boeing 737-800 next generation aircraft in 2011. The final delivery of those aircraft was completed in 2012 and they are operating today.