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ILFC and American Airlines Complete 15 Aircraft Sale-Leaseback Deliveries

  ILFC and American Airlines Complete 15 Aircraft Sale-Leaseback Deliveries

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LOS ANGELES -- November 19, 2012

International Lease Finance Corporation (ILFC), a wholly owned subsidiary of
American International Group, Inc. (NYSE: AIG), announced today the final
delivery of an American Airlines 737-800 as part of a 15-aircraft
sale-leaseback program.

The agreement provided for 15 previously ordered Boeing 737-800 Next
Generation aircraft to be purchased by ILFC from American and immediately
leased back to American under a sale-leaseback financing arrangement. The
program began in November of 2011 and the fifteenth aircraft in the
transaction delivered on November 14, 2012.

ILFC Chief Executive Officer Henri Courpron commented, “ILFC was pleased with
this sale-leaseback arrangement with American and views this transaction as an
important achievement in the execution of our strategy to increase ILFC’s
market share in the Americas. American was able to execute on its fleet
strategy and ILFC strengthened its relationship with a valuable customer.”

About ILFC

ILFC, a wholly owned subsidiary of American International Group, Inc., is the
world’s largest independent aircraft lessor measured by number of owned
aircraft. ILFC’s portfolio consists of over 1,000 owned or managed aircraft,
as well as commitments to purchase 233 new high-demand, fuel-efficient
aircraft and rights to purchase an additional 50 such aircraft. www.ilfc.com

About AIG

American International Group, Inc. (AIG) is a leading international insurance
organization serving customers in more than 130 countries. AIG companies serve
commercial, institutional, and individual customers through one of the most
extensive worldwide property-casualty networks of any insurer. In addition,
AIG companies are leading providers of life insurance and retirement services
in the United States. AIG common stock is listed on the New York Stock
Exchange and the Tokyo Stock Exchange.

Contact:

ILFC
Paul Thibeau, +1-310-788-1999
pthibeau@ilfc.com
 
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