[HD video below] BOC Aviation and COMAC have signed a Launch
Customer Agreement for 20 C919 aircraft.
BOC is the 11th launch customer for the C919
which now has a order log of 235 aircraft. This is the latest LCA
signed since the C919 entered into the Detailed Design Phase at
the end of last year.
The other companies to have ordered the C919
include Air China, China Eastern, China Southern, Hainan Group,
CDB Leasing, GECAS, ICBC Finance Leasing, Sichuan Airlines, Bank
of Communications Finance Leasing and China Aircraft Leasing.
BOC Aviation is a Singapore-based aircraft
leasing company. Its portfolio is one of the youngest in the
business with an average age of just under 4 years. BOC Aviation
now has a fleet of more than 170 aircraft flying with over 40
BOC's headquarters are in Singapore and the
company is 100% owned by Bank of China.
The C919 is a 150-seater single-aisle aircraft.
COMAC is aiming for the C919's first flight in 2014 and hopes to
get airworthiness certification and EIS in 2016.
COMAC C919 and ARJ21
Models at Asian Aerospace 2011 - HD