Air Lease Corporation (ALC) is an aircraft leasing company engaged in purchasing new commercial jet transport aircraft directly from the manufacturers , such as The Boeing Company (Boeing) and Airbus S.A.S. (Airbus), and leasing those aircraft to airlines throughout the world. In addition to the leasing activities, the Company sells aircraft from its operating lease portfolio to third parties, including other leasing companies, financial services companies and airlines. It also provides fleet management services to investors and owners of aircraft portfolios. ALC operates its business on a global basis, providing aircraft to airline customers in every geographical region, including markets, such as Asia, the Pacific Rim, Latin America, the Middle East and Eastern Europe.