An affiliate of Macquarie AirFinance Group Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of Macquarie Group Limited, has ordered 20 A320neo aircraft. Engine selection remains open.
Commenting on the order, Stephen Cook, Global Head of Transportation at Macquarie Group, said: “This order is a reflection of Macquarie’s long-term commitment to the commercial aviation industry and our belief in the growth prospects for aircraft leasing. These aircraft will enhance our strong portfolio of current generation assets.”
John Willingham, Chief Executive Officer of Macquarie AirFinance stated “We can now supply the latest generation of Airbus A320 family products to our airline customers worldwide, thereby enhancing our global franchise. We look forward to working with Airbus to place these aircraft and, following the recent closing of its partnership with Bombardier, the 40 A220-300s already in our order book.”
About Macquarie AirFinance
Macquarie AirFinance is a global aircraft leasing company providing aircraft and capital to the world’s commercial airlines. Established in 2006, the company currently owns, or has commitments and options for, 266 jet aircraft leased to 88 operators in over 50 countries.