BOC Aviation Fleet Crosses The 300 Mark Following Transaction With Turkish Airlines
26 May 2017
BOC Aviation Limited (“BOC Aviation” or “the Company”) is pleased to announce two concurrent milestones. The first of these is a purchase and lease back (“PLB”) transaction with Turkish Airlines for a Boeing 777-300ER that takes deliveries scheduled for 2017 to a record 80 aircraft. Secondly, this addition to the Company’s portfolio will mean that our owned and managed fleet now exceeds 300 aircraft.
“Based on current announced deliveries for this year, BOC Aviation is expected to be the world’s most active investor in new mainline aircraft, with 80 aircraft already delivered or scheduled for delivery in 2017, ” said Robert Martin, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of BOC Aviation. “We are delighted to celebrate the announcement of this milestone with another transaction with our established customer, Turkish Airlines.”
About BOC Aviation
BOC Aviation is a leading global aircraft operating leasing company with a fleet of 494 aircraft owned, managed and on order. Its owned and managed fleet was leased to 73 airlines worldwide in 34 countries as at 31 March 2017. BOC Aviation is listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange (HKEx code: 2588) and has its headquarters in Singapore with offices in Dublin, London and Tianjin. For more information, visit www.bocaviation.com.
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