Shandong Airlines agrees 737-800 leases with SMBC Aviation Capital

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Chinese carrier Shandong Airlines has signed lease agreements for two new Boeing 737-800 aircraft with SMBC Aviation Capital.

Deliveries are expected in February and March 2014, says the lessor.

delivering in February and March 2014. The aircraft are part of the SMBC Aviation Capital direct orderbook with Boeing.

According to Flightglobal's Ascend online database, Shandong has a 72-aircraft fleet among which 49 units are 737-800s. SMBC Aviation Capital already leases four 737-800s to Shandong, says Ascend.