AerCap delivers A321neo to SriLankan

AerCap delivers A321neo to SriLankan

AerCap has delivered one A321neo to SriLanken Airlines, the first to be added to the carriers fleet.

The aircraft is fitted with the Leap-1A engine option.

SriLankan Airlines’ CEO, Captain Suren Ratwatte, said: “The induction of SriLankan Airlines’ new A321neo fleet is an important step in the continuous modernization of our fleet and will serve to enhance the levels of comfort and convenience that we provide our passengers.

“This is also yet another milestone in the strong working relationship between SriLankan Airlines and AerCap.”

AerCap has 220 A320neo family aircraft on order, making it the largest A320neo lessor. AerCap also boasts one of the largest fleets of any lessor, sitting at 1,571 owned, managed and committed aircraft.

AerCap CEO, Aengus Kelly said: “We are very proud to deliver our first A321neo to SriLankan Airlines.

“The A321neo embodies the very latest in technological advancements due to its efficiency, longer flying range and superior levels of in-cabin comfort. We wish our partners at SriLankan Airlines every success with their fleet enhancement programme.”

Alex Baldwin
By Alex Baldwin July 3, 2017 15:35