JustSomeDood wrote:Oliver2020 wrote:Revelation wrote:
The article doesn't mention "we ordered the aircraft years ago and were looking for a customer and have finally found a customer to place them with".
These are LEASED AC just like any other airline that leases aircraft. Therefore Virgin Atlantic ordered 14 AC and have options for another 6 AC.
Air lease corp's own press release disagrees:
https://airleasecorp.com/press/air-lease-corporation-announces-lease-placement-of-six-new-airbus-a330-900neos-with-virgin-atlantic-airwaysPARIS, France, June 18, 2019 – Today Air Lease Corporation (NYSE: AL; “ALC”) announced long-term lease placements for six new Airbus A330-900neo aircraft with Virgin Atlantic Airways. The six new A330-900neos are scheduled to deliver to the airline starting in 2021 through 2022 from ALC’s order book with Airbus.
ITS THE SAME THING that article is states the same as the others
14 orders 6 options another example
Delta ordered 37 2 of those are from a leasing company, still means Delta ordered 37 A339's.