FARNBOROUGH: Asiana leases two A321s from BOC

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Asian Airlines has agreed to lease two new Airbus A321 aircraft from lessors BOC Aviation.

The aircraft, powered by IAE2533-A5 engines, are scheduled for delivery in the second half year of 2013.

Asiana Airlines' senior vice president Yong Wook says: "The two aircraft will be used to meet capacity needs on routes in Asia, especially Japan and China which are our two key markets.

According to Flightglobal Ascend Online database, Asiana Airlines already operates a Boeing 747-400F on lease from BOC Aviation.

"We are delighted to conclude this transaction with Asiana Airlines," says Robert Martin, managing director and chief executive officer of BOC Aviation.