Alaska Airlines takes delivery of first of 13 new Boeing 737 aircraft from ALC

Alaska Airlines Boeing 737-9 ©AirTeamImages

Air Lease Corporation has delivered one new Boeing 737-9 aircraft on long-term lease to Alaska Airlines. Featuring CFM International LEAP -1B engines, this is the first of 13 new 737-9 aircraft confirmed to deliver to the airline as announced in November 2020 from ALC’s orderbook with Boeing. This new 737-9 from ALC joins six 737-9s currently flying in Alaska Airlines’ fleet.

“Alaska Airlines is excited to take delivery of our seventh 737-9 from Boeing today, extending our partnership with Air Lease Corporation,” said Nat Pieper, Alaska’s Senior Vice President of Fleet, Finance and Alliances. “Our 737-9 experience has been terrific to date. The aircraft is fuel efficient, environmentally friendly, and our guests and teammates love flying it.”

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