ILFC Leases Two Boeing 737-800s to Donghai Airlines

International Lease Finance Corporation (ILFC), a wholly owned subsidiary of American International Group, Inc. (NYSE: AIG), announced today that the company has entered into an agreement with Donghai Airlines Co., Ltd for the lease of two used Boeing 737-800 aircraft, which have already been delivered to the airline.

“ILFC welcomes Donghai Airlines as a new customer and we are very pleased to provide the airline, which is one of China’s newest passenger airlines, with its very first 737-800 passenger aircraft,” said ILFC Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer Philip G. Scruggs. “We look forward to expanding this new relationship.”

„We have established a seven-year blueprint. For the next two years, we plan to add five to six aircraft to our fleet each year. By 2020, Donghai will have developed on an extraordinary path,” said Donghai Airlines Chief Executive Officer Guoxin Su, previously General Manger of China Eastern Airlines (Jiangsu).

The aircraft are powered by CFM engines and their seating configuration comprises 8 first class and 159 economy class seats.


Source / Author: ILFC