Mitsubishi Aircraft opened a new US headquarters in Renton, Washington.

Taiwan’s China Airlines signed an MOU to order three Boeing 777Fs plus three options.

Air Lease Corp. had $138.1 million net income in 1Q19 (vs $110.7 million in 1Q18) on 22.3% higher revenues, and ended the quarter with 280 owned and 65 managed aircraft. It also increased syndicated unsecured revolving credit facility from $4.6 billion to $5.8 billion, across 50 financial institutions.

Fly Leasing had $45 million net income in 1Q19 (vs 9.6 million in 1Q18) on 18.2% higher revenues.

Azul Brazilian Airlines took delivery of its first of 15 Airbus A330-900s on lease from Avolon. The A330neo will be used to expand Azul’s international route network between Brazil and Europe and the US.