Portuguese carrier Azores Airlines will lease six new Airbus A321neos—including four A321LR long-range versions—from US lessor Air Lease Corp. (ALC). The CFM Leap 1A-powered aircraft will be delivered between 4Q 2017 and early 2021. Based in the Azores, an Atlantic island group 900nm (1700km) west of Portugal, the airline will use the aircraft on its transatlantic network, as well as on services to mainland Portugal and elsewhere in Europe, replacing older A310s. The LR version ...

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