AerCap Holdings has entered into a $2.6 billion sale and leaseback agreement with LATAM Airlines Group for 25 widebody aircraft. Deliveries are scheduled between 2013 and 2017. LATAM is a merger of Chile’s LAN Airlines and Brazil’s TAM Airlines, According to an AerCap statement, the aircraft comprise “nine new Airbus A350-900s, four new Boeing 787-9s, and two new 787-8s from LATAM’s order backlog, and 10 Airbus A330-200s with an average age of four years. The ...

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