ILFC To Lease 787s to Thai Airways

 - July 27, 2011, 6:49 AM

International Lease Finance Corporation (ILFC) announced yesterday it has completed an agreement to lease six Boeing 787-8s and two new 787-9s to Thai Airways. The agreement also includes options on another two 787-9s.

All the leases cover a 12-year term. The agreement calls for Thai Airways to receive the eight 787s between 2014 and 2017.

ILFC stands as the largest customer for the 787, with 74 aircraft on order.