Wizz Air to lease Airbus from ILFC
Monday, July 18, 2005, 00:00
Wizz Air, the largest discount carrier in the CEE region, is to lease a new Airbus A320 aircraft from International Lease Finance Corporation (ILFC) for a seven-year period. The 180-seat airplane, which is powered by International Aero Engine, will be delivered in April 2006. Wizz Air?s current fleet consists entirely of A320 aircraft. The company will order a total of 24 aircraft from Airbus as part of its long-term fleet expansion scheme.
ILFC is an international leasing company specializing in leasing and reselling commercial airplanes. It has more than 700 aircraft in its $36 million portfolio.