ILFC Delivers Its 250th 737NG to China Airlines

  ILFC Delivers Its 250th 737NG to China Airlines

Business Wire

LOS ANGELES -- April 17, 2013

International Lease Finance Corporation (ILFC), a wholly owned subsidiary of
American International Group, Inc. (NYSE: AIG), announced today it has
delivered the first of three new Boeing 737-800 aircraft to China Airlines,
boosting the airline’s capacity to expand its flight route network by adding
new, modern aircraft to its fleet.

ILFC Chief Executive Officer Henri Courpron commented, “ILFC is pleased to
have a strong and mutually beneficial partnership with China Airlines, which
supports the airline’s growth and success in their markets. This partnership
also demonstrates ILFC focus on Asia Pacific offering the most modern aircraft
in the market today.”

“Currently China Airlines are faced with robust demand in its regional
operations, including cross-strait, Japan, Korea and Northeast Asia markets.
We are pleased to have the opportunity to continue work with our longtime
partner ILFC to introduce our new leased 737-800. These additional 737-800s
offer the highest degree of operational flexibility and economy, and will
allow China Airlines to further strengthen its competitiveness in the
short-haul service,” said China Airlines Chairman Huang-Hsiang Sun.

Delivery was completed on April 16, 2013, and represents the first of three
Boeing 737-800 aircraft deliveries, which will be taking place between now and
June 2013. Equipped with engines manufactured by CFM International, this is
ILFC’s 250^th 737NG delivered aircraft.

About China Airlines

Headquartered at Taoyuan International Airport near Taipei, China Airlines is
Taiwan’s largest airline company and one of Asia’s leading carriers. A member
of SkyTeam since 2011, China Airlines is proud to offer one of the most
exquisite services combining the elegance of Chinese culture with advanced
modern comfort. The added flavor also includes Taiwan’s most famous local
delicacies and Chinese cuisines, and one of the most exquisite and attentive
aircrew in the region. Since its founding in 1959, China Airlines has grown to
become one of Asia’s leading carriers.

About ILFC

International Lease Finance Corporation (ILFC) is a global market leader in
the leasing and remarketing of commercial aircraft. With approximately 1,000
owned and managed aircraft and commitments to purchase 244 new high-demand,
fuel-efficient aircraft and rights to purchase an additional 50 A320neo family
aircraft, ILFC is the world's largest independent aircraft lessor. ILFC leases
aircraft to approximately 200 airlines in more than 80 countries and provides
part-out and engine leasing services through its subsidiary, AeroTurbine. ILFC
operates from offices in Los Angeles, Amsterdam, Beijing, Dublin, Miami,
Seattle, and Singapore. ILFC is a wholly owned subsidiary of American
International Group, Inc. (AIG). | Twitter: @ILFCGlobal

About AIG

AIG is the world’s largest insurance organization, serving more than 88
million customers in more than 130 countries and jurisdictions around the
world. AIG businesses are market leaders in property casualty insurance, life
insurance and retirement services, mortgage insurance, and aircraft leasing.
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