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BOC Aviation orders 50 A320 family aircraft including 25 neos

16-Jan-2013 7:45 AM

BOC Aviation signed (15-Jan-2013) an agreement with Airbus for the purchase of 50 A320 family aircraft, including 25 neos, scheduled for delivery from 2H2014 to end of 2019. The order comprised A320 and A321 variants of both engine options. BOC Aviation will make an announcement on the engine decision shortly. BOC Aviation last placed an order for the A320ceo family aircraft in 2010. This order for the A320neo family aircraft will be its first for the new engine option. Including this latest purchase agreement, BOC Aviation’s cumulative orders for new Airbus aircraft reach a total of 187 (181 A320 family and six A330 Family aircraft), of which 131 have already been placed with airlines. BOC Aviation has also been growing its Airbus fleet through purchase and leaseback transactions with airlines. To date, BOC Aviation has successfully placed Airbus aircraft with over 40 airlines worldwide. [more - original PR]