BOC Aviation, the Singapore-based global
aircraft leasing company owned by Bank of China, has ordered an
additional 30 Airbus A320 Family aircraft, comprising 18 A320neo
Family aircraft and 12 A320ceo Family aircraft.
“This order underscores our continued confidence
in the reliability and operational efficiency of the A320 Family
aircraft, and reflects its popularity among our customers for
short- and medium-haul routes,” said Robert Martin, Managing
Director and Chief Executive Officer of BOC Aviation.
Including this latest purchase agreement, BOC
Aviation’s cumulative orders to date for new Airbus aircraft have
reached a total of 306, comprising 12 A330s and 294 A320 Family,
including 64 NEOs.
“BOC Aviation is a leading lessor based in a
fast-growing part of the world, and its latest order not only
demonstrates its continued confidence in our product for its
airline customers but recognizes the A320 as a sound financial
asset in its portfolio,” said John Leahy, Airbus Chief Operating
Officer, Customers. “We appreciate the mutually beneficial and
strong relationship we have built with BOC Aviation over the past
20 years. With this order, BOC Aviation becomes one of Airbus’ top
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