PARIS, FRANCE — The American aircraft leasing company Jackson Square Aviation (JSA) financed the delivery of one Airbus A350-900 aircraft to Air France with a purchase and leaseback agreement.The A350-900 is a second aircraft to be delivered soon. Both aircraft are provided under long-term leases with JSA.

“We are delighted to provide further fleet financing solutions to Air France by delivering this latest technology, A350-900 aircraft,” 

said Chris Dailey, JSA President & Chief Commercial Officer.

The Airbus A350-900 is the new flagship of Air France’s long-haul fleet, according to the French carrier. Compared to previous-generation aircraft, it consumes 25% less fuel (i.e., 2.5 liters per passenger/100 km) thanks to incorporating materials up to 67% lighter – 53% composites and 14% titanium. In addition, its noise footprint is reduced by 40%.