Air Lease buys 8 Boeing 787s for Vietnam Airlines
US aircraft leasing giant Air Lease said Monday it has bought eight new Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner aircraft to lease to Vietnam Airlines.Financial details of the purchase were not revealed. The catalog value of the planes is $1.8 billion."Deliveries of the eight 787-9 'Dreamliner' aircraft are scheduled for 2017 and 2018. This transaction marks ALC's longest lead time for a lease placement to date," Air Lease Corporation said in a statement.