BOC Aviation has ordered 22 Boeing 737
airplanes, building on the leasing company's existing order book
to fulfill customer demand.
The order consists of 11 Next-Generation Boeing
737-800s and 11 B737 MAX 8 airplanes.
"This order demonstrates our continued
confidence in the Next Generation 737 aircraft for its proven high
performance, reliability and asset value," said Robert Martin,
managing director and chief executive officer of BOC Aviation.
"The Next Generation 737 economics are very attractive to our
customers. With the 737 MAX, we are investing in new technology
aircraft to meet our customers' long-term fleet planning
In addition to this latest order, BOC
Aviation has ordered 167 Boeing 737 airplanes, including 50 B737 MAXs and
"BOC Aviation has played an important role in
the success of the 737 program and we're delighted they have again
put their confidence in Boeing and the 737 family," said Dinesh
Keskar, senior vice president, Asia Pacific and India Sales,
Boeing Commercial Airplanes. "This new order, on top of the
order for 80 737s, is proof of BOC Aviation's leading position in
the leasing market, providing its customers with the most reliable
and fuel-efficient single-aisle airplanes."
BOC Aviation is a leading global aircraft
leasing company with a portfolio of 253 owned and managed aircraft
operated by 59 airlines worldwide in 29 countries, with
commitments to acquire 203 aircraft, as of 30 September 2015.
Aviation, owned by Bank of China, is based in Singapore with
offices in Dublin, London, Seattle and Tianjin.
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