Friday, November 30, 2018

ALC takes deliver in Mobile

Mountain goat adorns tail of A321.
Airbus photo
MOBILE, Ala. - Air Lease Corporation (ALC) has taken delivery of its first U.S.-produced A321. The aircraft, delivered from the Airbus U.S. Manufacturing Facility in Mobile, will be leased to Denver-based Frontier Airlines and features Xavier the Mountain Goat on its vertical tail and Sharklets. The aircraft is also the first U.S.-made A321ceo to enter Frontier’s fleet. The airline has previously taken direct delivery of six A320neos from Airbus’s Mobile production facility.ALC is the eighth U.S.-based customer to receive aircraft from Airbus’ Alabama-based A320 Family production facility. (Source: Airbus, 11/29/18)