MC Aviation Partners (MCAP), a wholly owned
subsidiary of Mitsubishi Corp., has finalized an order for two
Next-Generation Boeing 737-800s valued at $153 million at list
The order represents MCAP's first direct purchase
of airplanes from Boeing.
"We are delighted that we signed
a purchase agreement with Boeing for two 737-800s. We consider
this a very memorable event for MCAP and Boeing. These aircraft
will be leased to Skymark Airlines Inc. in Japan," said Tatsuo
Sato, CEO, MCAP.
"Boeing has enjoyed a long and productive
relationship with Mitsubishi Corp., and we now look forward to a
new chapter as we build a strong relationship with MCAP," said
John Wojick, vice president of Sales - Leasing and Asset
Management, Boeing Commercial Airplanes. "With this purchase of
Next-Generation 737s, MCAP will be able to provide its customers
the world's most popular jetliner - featuring high reliability,
fuel efficiency and low operating costs, valuable factors for
successful carriers around the globe."
MCAP, which holds the largest aircraft lease assets in Japan, owns
60 airplanes worth more than $2 billion. MCAP also manages 60
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