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ILFC to Lease China Airlines Three New Boeing 737-800 Aircraft

Wednesday, July 18, 2012

ILFC to Lease China Airlines Three New Boeing 737-800 Aircraft11:41 EDT Wednesday, July 18, 2012 LOS ANGELES (Business Wire) -- International Lease Finance Corporation (ILFC), a wholly owned subsidiary of American International Group, Inc. (NYSE: AIG), announced today that it had entered into a leasing agreement with China Airlines for three new Boeing 737-800s. These aircraft are scheduled for delivery to China Airlines in the second quarter of 2013. “China Airlines looks forward to receiving these new airplanes from ILFC as they will provide us the ability to continue our high-level of service for our customers," said China Airlines President Mr. Huang-Hsiang Sun. “ILFC is pleased to expand our business relationship with China Airlines via the addition of these new 737-800 aircraft, and we look forward to continuing to support the airline's growth and success in the future,” ILFC's Head of Asia-Pacific Dave Nixon. ILFC has recently opened up new offices in Singapore and Beijing in order to support the Asia-Pacific region and strengthen its relationships with airline customers in the region. 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 founding in 1959, China Airlines has grown to become one of Asia's leading carriers, offering comfortable service to 28 countries worldwide. About ILFC ILFC is the world's largest independent aircraft lessor measured by number of owned aircraft. ILFC's portfolio consists of over 1,000 owned or managed aircraft, as well as commitments to purchase 245 new high- demand, fuel-efficient aircraft and rights to purchase an additional 50 such aircraft. 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. International Lease Finance CorporationPaul Thibeau,