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CIT Aerospace Delivers Three Airbus A319s to American Airlines
Friday, November 8, 2013 08:30 AM

NEW YORK – CIT Group Inc. (NYSE: CIT), today announced that CIT Aerospace, a global leader in aircraft finance, has delivered three Airbus A319s to American Airlines. 

The aircraft, MSN 5786, MSN 5789 and MSN 5798, are powered by CFM56-5B6/3 engines, and are the first of 13 aircraft that CIT will deliver to American Airlines through its renewed relationship. Future aircraft deliveries include ten A321s, which are scheduled through August 2014.

About CIT Aerospace 
As one of the world's leading aircraft leasing organizations, CIT Aerospace provides leasing and financing packages – including operating leases and structuring and advisory services – for commercial airlines worldwide. CIT Aerospace owns and finances a fleet of approximately 330 commercial aircraft leased and financed to approximately 100 customers in 50 countries.

About CIT 
Founded in 1908, CIT (NYSE: CIT) is a financial holding company with more than $35 billion in financing and leasing assets. It provides financing, leasing and advisory services to its clients and their customers across more than 30 industries. CIT maintains leadership positions in middle market lendingfactoringretail financeaerospaceequipmentand rail leasing, and vendor finance. CIT operates CIT Bank (Member FDIC), its primary bank subsidiary, which, through its Internet bank, offers a suite of savings options designed to help customers achieve a range of financial goals.

C. Curtis Ritter
Director of Corporate Communications
(973) 740-5390

Matt Klein
Vice President, Media Relations
(973) 597-2020