Air Lease Corporation (ALC) has delivered one new Airbus A320-200neo to Japanese low-cost carrier Peach on long-term lease.

The aircraft is powered by CFM International Leap-1A engines and a second example will also be delivered in December from ALC’s orderbook with Airbus, the lessor stated in a 22 December press release.

Peach Aviation First A320neo

Source: Airbus

A Peach A320neo

ALC adds that it will deliver two A321-200neo LRs to Peach in 2021 and 2022.

“This most recent transaction by ALC in the Japanese market demonstrates our commitment to environmental sustainability with the most modern, fuel-efficient aircraft,” ALC’s executive chairman Steven Udvar-Hazy states.

“ALC is honored to contribute to Peach’s growing all-Airbus A320 fleet and we are confident that our A320-200neo and A321neo LR aircraft will greatly enhance the airline’s operations in its domestic and international market.”

Cirium fleets data shows Peach received its first two A320neos in September and October, fitted with Leap-1A powerplants. The first A320neo (MSN 10131), managed by SMBC Aviation, is in service while the second one (MSN 10279) is in storage.

The carrier has another six A320neos in its orderbook. Two are scheduled to deliver in December and January and the remaining four, between November 2021 and June 2022.

Peach also has 33 A320ceo aircraft in its in-service and stored fleet.