Air Lease Corporation delivers one new Airbus A350-1000 aircraft to Virgin Atlantic

Virgin Atlantic Airbus A350-1000 ©AirTeamImages

Air Lease Corporation (ALC) has announced the delivery of one new Airbus A350-1000 aircraft on long-term lease to Virgin Atlantic.  Powered by Trent XWB-97 engines, this aircraft is the first of four A350-1000s confirmed to deliver to the airline from ALC’s order book with Airbus. 

“We are pleased to announce this first new A350-1000 aircraft delivery to Virgin Atlantic,” said Steven F. Udvar-Házy, Executive Chairman of Air Lease Corporation.  “Our A350-1000s will replace Virgin Atlantic’s Boeing 747 aircraft on routes from London across the Atlantic to modernize the airline’s long-haul fleet.” 

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