BOC Aviation Delivers First of Seven Boeing 737 MAX8 Aircraft to Turkish Airlines
23 May 2022
BOC Aviation Limited (“BOC Aviation” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that it has delivered the first of seven new Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft for lease to Turkish Airlines. All seven aircraft are part of the Company’s existing order book and will be powered by CFM LEAP-1B engines.
“We are delighted to build on our 18-year relationship with Turkish Airlines and to support the airline in its fleet development plans with the most fuel-efficient, technologically advanced aircraft,” said Robert Martin, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, BOC Aviation. “This transaction illustrates our strategy of long-term, sustainable growth by building a portfolio of latest technology aircraft.”
About Turkish Airlines
Turk Hava Yollari Anonim Ortakligi, also known as Turkish Airlines, is a company incorporated in Turkey and its shares are listed on the Borsa Istanbul. Its principal business is the operation of scheduled airline services, which is conducted from its primary hub at Istanbul Airport. Turkish Airlines is a member of the Star Alliance and currently operating a fleet of 372 aircraft.
About BOC Aviation
BOC Aviation is a leading global aircraft operating leasing company with a fleet of 530 aircraft owned, managed and on order. Its owned and managed fleet was leased to 78 airlines in 36 countries and regions worldwide as at 31 March 2022. BOC Aviation is listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange (HKEx code: 2588) and has its headquarters in Singapore with offices in Dublin, London, New York and Tianjin. For more information, visit www.bocaviation.com.
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