BOC Aviation has placed an order for 18 Airbus A320neo family aircraft, scheduled for delivery in 2022 and 2023.

This includes an option for the Singapore-based lessor to either purchase or take the aircraft on long-term lease at the time of delivery, it says in a stock exchange disclosure.

There were no details about the value of the order.

Cirium fleets data shows that BOC Aviation has 347 aircraft in its managed portfolio, of which 49 are A320neo family aircraft. A further 149 aircraft are on order, and this includes 38 A320neo family aircraft scheduled for delivery between 2020 and 2026.