BOC Aviation funds final KLM E190 with Apple Bank

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Singapore-based lessor BOC Aviation has financed an Embraer 190 aircraft with a commercial loan from Apple Banks for Savings, sources indicate.

The US bank is the arranger and underwriter of the transaction.

The aircraft (MSN 19000661) is the sixth and final E190 delivery to KLM Cityhopper.

The lessor announced the placement of six E190s in August last year and delivered the first unit to the KLM subsidiary in November.

Another E190 was handed over in December while the remaining four units were split between March and April this year.

The E-190s are part of the lessor's 15-aircraft order placed with Embraer in November 2011. The Singapore-based lessor three E-190s with Air Astana and another two with TUI Travel's subsidiary Jetairfly.

Earlier this month it announced the leases of its remaining three units to Aeromexico in its first transaction with the Mexican carrier. The three E190s will be delivered through June this year.