Singapore-based lessor BOC Aviation has placed an order for 43 A320-family aircraft.

The deal includes seven A320neo-family aircraft, plus 36 A320ceos split between the A320 and A321 variants. The first eight A320ceos, powered by International Aero Engines V2500s, have been placed. Engine decisions for the rest of the fleet are still to be made.

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“Following our order of 38 A320ceo aircraft in the last 18 months, all of which are now placed, we are seeing additional demand for both A320ceos and Neos,” says BOC chief executive Robert Martin.

Including this latest purchase agreement, BOC’s cumulative orders for new Airbus aircraft have reached 255, says Airbus. As of 30 June, 142 had already been delivered and another 55 committed to lease.

At the same date, the Bank of China subsidiary’s fleet of 251 aircraft included 109 Airbus jets, 98 A320-family aircraft among them.

Source: Cirium Dashboard