El Al agrees to lease one more 787

El Al Israel Airlines has agreed to lease one more B787-9 from an undisclosed lessor, chief executive officer David Maimon has announced.

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 As part of its B747-400 and B767-300ER replacement program, El Al is acquiring, via direct purchase or leasing, sixteen B787-8s and B787-9s with options for thirteen more (inclusive of the B787-10 model).

The first two aircraft, which will be 787-9s, are expected to arrive on lease from Air Lease Corporations in the third quarter and early fourth quarter of 2017 respectively.

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