BOC Aviation Delivers First of Seven New Boeing 737-800 Aircraft To Lucky Air
18 Aug 2016
BOC Aviation Limited (“BOC Aviation” or “the Company”) is pleased to announce the delivery of the first of seven new Boeing 737-800 aircraft to Lucky Air. The remaining six aircraft will be delivered by the first half of 2017. All seven aircraft placed are from the Company’s existing order book.
“We are delighted to begin our partnership with Lucky Air, our newest customer within the Asia Pacific region, and we are pleased to support the airline’s fleet growth and expansion plans,” said Robert Martin, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of BOC Aviation. “This lease placement with Lucky Air shows the continuing strong demand for new aircraft in the region, and also demonstrates our ability to provide comprehensive fleet solutions that meet our customers’ needs for reliable and fuel-efficient aircraft.”
Lucky Air is a Chinese low cost carrier (LCC) based in Kunming, Yunnan. Founded in 2004, Lucky Air operated its first route in 2006. The carrier operates from its main base at Kunming Changshui International Airport. Lucky Air officially transformed into a LCC in March 2016, becoming the first Yunnan-based LCC. The carrier is part of the HNA Aviation group, and a member of the U-FLY low-cost alliance.
About BOC Aviation
BOC Aviation is a leading global aircraft operating leasing company with a fleet of 483 aircraft owned, managed or on order. Its owned and managed fleet was leased to 64 airlines worldwide in 31 countries as at 30 June 2016. BOC Aviation is listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange (HKEx code: 2588) and has its headquarters in Singapore with offices in Dublin, London, Seattle and Tianjin. For more information, visit www.bocaviation.com.
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