In 2013, ILFC
improved its regional presence by expanding offices in Dublin and Singapore and further optimized the utilization of AeroTurbine in the sale and part-out of aircraft.
AIG has not formally terminated its agreement with the Chinese group that agreed last year to buy a majority of ILFC
for about $4.
This 787 Dreamliner delivery to Aeromexico is another milestone in our four decade-long, strategic relationship with the airline and ILFC
", said ILFC
Chief Executive Officer Henri Courpron.
With more than 1,000 owned and managed aircraft and commitments to purchase 229 new high-demand, fuel-efficient aircraft and rights to purchase an additional 50 A320neo family aircraft, ILFC
is the world's largest independent aircraft lessor.
is the largest customer for the Boeing 787 Dreamliner with an order book of 74 aircraft.
All of the leases are for a 12-year leasing term and involve eight Boeing 787-8/9s to be leased by ILFC
to THAI Airways between 2014 and 2017.
The milestone contract takes the A320 Family to over 7,000 firm orders ILFC
selected engines from Pratt & Whitney for powering at least 60 of the fuel-saving aircraft, Airbus said.
AIG tried selling the ILFC
business but a mountain of debt at the unit and the challenge to meet its ongoing funding requirements amid tough capital markets meant a deal was not reached.
is the aircraft leasing arm of insurance giant American International Group.
chief executive officer Henri Courpron said, ILFC
is pleased to expand our business relationship with Air Caraibes by introducing the A350XWB-900 aircraft to their fleet, and we look forward to supporting the airline s continued efforts to add capacity on its long-range flight network.
becomes first leasing company to take delivery of 787
Koellner, a former senior Boeing executive, had been an AIG board member since 2009 but will give up that seat for the ILFC