BOC Delivers Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner to Air Europa

BOC Aviation delivered the third of seven new Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners committed for lease to Air Europa under a purchase and leaseback transaction.

One more aircraft will be delivered in the fourth quarter of 2019 with the remaining three aircraft scheduled for delivery by the end of the fourth quarter of 2020. All seven aircraft are to be powered by Rolls Royce Trent 1000 engines.

“We are pleased to deliver the third 787-9 Dreamliner aircraft to Air Europa, as we support our customers in providing them new, in-demand aircraft that offer significant increases in fleet and fuel efficiency along with superior passenger comfort,” said Robert Martin, BOC managing director and CEO. “We look forward to working closely with the Air Europa team as we deliver the remaining four aircraft over the next one year.”

BOC Aviation is a global aircraft operating leasing company with a fleet of 499 aircraft owned, managed and on order. Its owned and managed fleet was leased to 92 airlines worldwide in 40 countries and regions as of June 30, 2019.

Air Europa is the third-largest Spanish airline after Iberia and Vueling. The airline is headquartered in Llucmajor, Spain, with its main hub at Adolfo Suárez Madrid–Barajas Airport and secondary focus cities at Palma de Mallorca Airport and Tenerife North Airport.

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