CIT adds ten Airbus A350 XWB to its portfolio
CIT Group has placed a firm order for 10 A350-900s. This is the second time CIT has ordered A350 XWBs and brings the lessor’s total backlog for the type to 15.
“This order for Airbus A350 XWBs will further expand our portfolio of medium-to-long haul aircraft,” said C. Jeffrey Knittel, President of CIT Transportation Finance.
Including this latest announcement, CIT has ordered a total of 253 Airbus aircraft comprising 187 A320 Family, 51 A330 Family and 15 A350 XWB Family.
Scheduled for entry-into-service in 2014, with CIT’s order included, the A350 XWB has won 572 firm orders from 34 customers worldwide.