BOC Aviation Delivers Four New Airbus A320CEO Aircraft To Loong Air
14 Dec 2017
BOC Aviation Limited (“BOC Aviation” or “the Company”) is pleased to announce the delivery of three new Airbus A320CEO aircraft to Chinese carrier Zhejiang Loong Airlines (“Loong Air”) this week, as part of a five-aircraft A320CEO lease placement to Loong Air from the Company’s orderbook, under which one was delivered in October 2017.
“We are pleased to welcome Loong Air as a new customer and to support its network growth plans in the rapidly expanding Chinese market,” said Robert Martin, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of BOC Aviation. “
Mr. Liu Qihong, Chairman of Loong Air said, “We are delighted to cooperate with BOC Aviation, and are grateful for the support from the Zhejiang provincial government and departments under the Civil Aviation Administration of China. The aviation industry is one of the most important priorities for the Zhejiang government, and Loong Air is well positioned to capitalize on these opportunities for growth. We look forward to further deepening our cooperation with BOC Aviation in the future.”
About Loong Air
Founded in 2011, Zhejiang Loong Airlines is the first and only local airline to provide both passenger and cargo services in Zhejiang Province. The airline is based in Hangzhou Xiao Shan International Airport, serving both the international and domestic passenger and cargo markets. Since the inception of its passenger services at the end of December 2013, its fleet has grown to 30 aircraft today. It operates a total of 158 regional and international routes.
About BOC Aviation
BOC Aviation is a leading global aircraft operating leasing company with a fleet of 499 aircraft owned, managed and on order. Its owned and managed fleet was leased to 76 airlines worldwide in 33 countries as at 30 September 2017. BOC Aviation is listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange (HKEx code: 2588) and has its headquarters in Singapore with offices in Dublin, London, New York and Tianjin. For more information, visit www.bocaviation.com.
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