ALC purchases 787s for Vietnam Airlines lease

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Air Lease Corp (ALC) has acquired eight new Boeing 787-9 aircraft for lease to Vietnam Airlines.

The operating lessor says the 787-9s are scheduled for delivery in 2017 and 2018.

ALC also announced the placement of one Airbus A330-300 from a direct order with Airbus on lease to Sichuan Airlines. The aircraft is due to deliver in 2013.

One incremental A330-200 aircraft has also been placed with KLM Royal Dutch Airlines. The aircraft is due for delivery next year.

Finally ALC placed one Embraer 190 to LAM Mozambique, delivering in 2012.