BOC AVIATION PLACES FIVE AIRBUS A320-200 AIRCRAFT ON LEASE TO ZHEJIANG LOONG AIRLINES
17 May 2017
BOC Aviation Limited (“BOC Aviation” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce it has placed five new Airbus A320-200 aircraft from its orderbook on lease to Hangzhou-based Zhejiang Loong Airlines (“Loong Air”).
The five aircraft are scheduled to be delivered in 2017.
“We are pleased to add Loong Air as our newest customer, and to support their fleet expansion plans. Hangzhou represents a major hub with strong growth prospects, and Loong Air plays a significant role in its development. We look forward to cooperating successfully with Loong Air,” said Robert Martin, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of BOC Aviation, at the signing ceremony.
About Loong Air
Loong Air provides integrated passenger and cargo transportation services from its base at the Hangzhou Xiaoshan airport. Since the inception of its passenger services on December 29, 2013, its fleet has grown to 23 aircraft today. It operates 116 routes of passenger and cargo services across China and Southeast Asia, of which 43 routes originate from Hangzhou.
About BOC Aviation
BOC Aviation is a leading global aircraft operating leasing company with a fleet of 494 aircraft owned, managed and on order. Its owned and managed fleet was leased to 73 airlines worldwide in 34 countries as at 31 March 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 and Tianjin. For more information, visit www.bocaviation.com.
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