Friday, April 5, 2013
Aer Lingus to Lease New A320s
Irish national carrier Aer Lingus will lease two Airbus A320 aircraft from international aircraft leasing firm GE Capital Aviation Services (GECAS).
(Photo, courtesy of Aer Lingus.)
Aer Lingus becomes a new leasing customer for GECAS, with plans to take delivery of the aircraft later this month. The airline operates an all-Airbus fleet of 43 aircraft, including A319s, A320s and A321s on short haul routes and A330s on long haul route.
In March Aer Lingus reported a 4.3 percent increase in air traffic growth, following a new codeshare agreement with JetBlue in February and an expanded codeshare agreement with United Airlines in March. More