U.S. Air Lease says to order 2 extra aircraft: CEO

FARNBOROUGH, England (BestGrowthStock) – U.S. aircraft leasing company Air Lease Corp. on Tuesday said it planned to order two extra aircraft, with a “more than 50 percent chance” it could be with U.S. manufacturer Boeing.

Asked if the company planned to order more planes, Air Lease Corp. Chief Executive Steven Udvar-Hazy told journalists at the Farnborough air show: “Yes, two more today”

Air Lease earlier on Tuesday ordered 20 jets from Brazilian group Embraer for nearly 800 million at list prices.

Asked whether the order could be with Boeing, he said: “Better than a 50 percent chance.”

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(Reporting by Matthias Blamont, editing by Marcel Michelson)

U.S. Air Lease says to order 2 extra aircraft: CEO