BOC Aviation Takes Delivery of 350th Airbus Aircraft
MAY 30, 2019 - 6:30 am
BOC Aviation took delivery of its 350th Airbus aircraft, an A320NEO leased to TAP Portugal. The aircraft is powered by CFM Leap engines.
“This delivery marks another major milestone in our fleet development as we continue to enhance our portfolio of highly efficient, new technology aircraft. It is testament to the strong relationship we have built up with Airbus, who has been a significant partner throughout our 25-year history,” said Robert Martin, managing director and CEO, BOC Aviation.
BOC is one of Airbus’ top ten customers of all time by deliveries, top three lessor customer by deliveries and top three Airbus aircraft financier.
“We are also very pleased to be supporting TAP Portugal in the expansion and modernization of its fleet, as we continue to work closely with Portugal’s national carrier to support its ambitions to offer its customers a great product,” Mr. Martin added.
“We congratulate BOC Aviation on its 350th Airbus aircraft. Great to celebrate this achievement with the best-selling A320NEO aircraft,” said Christian Scherer, Airbus chief commercial officer. “Being one of the most important lessors in the world and one of Airbus’ largest customers, we are all very proud to have contributed to BOC Aviation’s success and look forward to achieving new important milestones together.”
BOC Aviation is a global aircraft operating leasing company with a fleet of 507 aircraft owned, managed and on order. Its owned and managed fleet was leased to 94 airlines worldwide in 39 countries and regions as of March 31, 2019.
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