BOC Aviation Places Order for 30 Airbus A320 Family Aircraft
07 Jan 2016
BOC Aviation Pte. Ltd. (“BOC Aviation” or the “Company”) announced that it placed an order for 30 Airbus A320 family aircraft at the end of December 2015 as it continues to build on its existing order book to fulfill customer demand. This latest order comprises 18 A320 NEO family and 12 A320 CEO family aircraft.
“This order underscores our continued confidence in the reliability and operational efficiency of the A320 family aircraft, and reflects its popularity among our customers for short- and medium-haul routes,” said Robert Martin, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of BOC Aviation.
“BOC Aviation is a leading lessor based in a fast-growing part of the world, and its latest order not only demonstrates its continued confidence in our product for its airline customers but recognizes the A320 as a sound financial asset in its portfolio,” said John Leahy, Airbus Chief Operating Officer, Customers. “We appreciate the mutually beneficial and strong relationship we have built with BOC Aviation over the past 20 years. With this order, BOC Aviation becomes one of Airbus’ top 10 customers.”
BOC Aviation is a leading global aircraft leasing company with a portfolio of 270 owned and managed aircraft operated by 62 airlines worldwide in 30 countries, with commitments to acquire 241 aircraft, as of 31 December 2015. BOC Aviation, owned by Bank of China, is based in Singapore with offices in Dublin, London, Seattle and Tianjin.
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