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ILFC Exercises Options to Purchase 50 Incremental Airbus A320neo Family Aircraft from Airbus

  ILFC Exercises Options to Purchase 50 Incremental Airbus A320neo Family
  Aircraft from Airbus

     Brings Lessor’s Total Firm Orders for A320neo Family Aircraft to 150

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PARIS -- June 17, 2013

International Lease Finance Corporation (ILFC), a wholly owned subsidiary of
American International Group, Inc. (NYSE:AIG), announced today that it has
exercised options to purchase 50 incremental A320neo Family aircraft from
Airbus that were part of the agreement signed in April 2011 for 100 firm
A320neo Family aircraft.

“The A320neo Family has proven to be very successful in the marketplace, and
the exercise of these options is a logical extension of our current fleet
strategy,” said ILFC Chief Executive Officer Henri Courpron. “This order
further reinforces our belief in the value and operational efficiencies these
neos will provide to our global customers.”

ILFC was the first leasing company to order the Airbus A320neo Family aircraft
and has the largest order position among aircraft leasing companies.
Deliveries of ILFC’s NEO aircraft are expected to commence in 2015. Officially
launched in December 2010, the A320neo Family aircraft incorporate greater
fuel-efficiency and eco-friendly technology, providing reductions in engine
noise and emissions.

“We are delighted to see our valued and long-standing customer ILFC coming
back for more A320neo aircraft. This is clear signal of the continuing strong
demand for Airbus’ most modern, fuel efficient aircraft which day in, day out,
deliver profitability to their owners and a great travel experience to the
passengers,” said John Leahy, Airbus Chief Operating Officer, Customers. “With
a portfolio of 150 A320neos at ILFC, we can take that as a strong confirmation
of the NEO’s market leading position.”

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 293 new high-demand,
fuel-efficient aircraft, ILFC is the world's largest independent aircraft
lessor. ILFC has approximately 200 customers 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). www.ilfc.com | Twitter: @ILFCGlobal

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. Additional information about AIG can be
found at www.aig.com.

Contact:

International Lease Finance Corporation
Paul Thibeau, +1-310-788-1999
pthibeau@ilfc.com
 
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