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06/01/2012 - AFI KLM E&M Handles Two Air Lease Corp 737-800s


Deal includes cabin modifications, maintenance checks and repainting.

Paris, Amstelveen, 6 January 2012 - Air Lease Corporation (ALC) contracted AFI KLM E&M to perform maintenance checks, repainting and modifications on two Boeing 737-800s.  Subsequently, these aircraft were delivered to their new lessees, Caribbean Airlines and Transaero Airlines. At the MRO's facilities at Schiphol Amsterdam Airport, the aircraft underwent a C check, then were painted and reconfigured to a new cabin layout.

Jean-Marc Salomon, AFI KLM E&M Regional Sales Director Key Accounts, highlighted "the outstanding job done by AFI KLM E&M production staff. ALC was extremely satisfied with the responsiveness and quality of service achieved by the Group on this workscope."


Responsiveness and adaptability
Less than a month elapsed between ALC's initial request and the arrival of the aircraft at the Schiphol facility. During this very short interval, AFI KLM E&M staff was able to develop solutions that corresponded exactly to ALC's expectations and seamlessly adapted to an evolving workscope. ALC was pleased with the speed at which AFI KLM E&M's services were executed.

Alex Khatibi, Executive Vice President of ALC, said: "ALC and its customers continue to rely on AFI KLM E&M's efficient program execution. Their service team's ability to deliver solutions while adjusting to our time-sensitive demands is in line with the service standard we expect from AFI KLM E&M and other providers."


About Air Lease Corporation (NYSE: AL)
Launched in 2010, ALC is an aircraft leasing company based in Los Angeles, California that has airline customers throughout the world. ALC and its team of dedicated and experienced professionals are principally engaged in purchasing commercial aircraft and leasing them to its airline partners worldwide through customized aircraft leasing and financing solutions. For more information, visit ALC's website at www.airleasecorp.com.

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