12-Jul-2012 8:01 AM

China Aircraft Leasing Company commits to 36 A320 family aircraft

China Aircraft Leasing Company (CALC) signed (11-Jul-2012) a MoU for 36 current generation A320 family aircraft. The deal includes eight A321 and operators will be able to select Airbus’ new sharklets. CACL CEO Mike Poon said, "This sizeable aircraft order will lay the foundation for CALC to achieve our ambition to become a major aircraft lessor in the region.” Hong Kong-based CALC currently owns a portfolio of 11 Airbus aircraft including five A320s, five A321s and one A330. It also has three A330s and five A320s aircraft in its delivery pipeline. With this new commitment, CALC’s Airbus fleet will grow to over 50. [more - original PR]

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