August 27, 2014 - Boeing announced an order by
BOC Aviation for 50 737 MAX 8s, 30
Next-Generation 737-800s and two 777-300ERs
(Extended Range). The order, valued at $8.8
billion at list prices, is the largest in BOC
Aviation's 20-year history and part of the
Singapore-based leasing company's effort to grow
its portfolio of fuel-efficient airplanes.
BOC Aviation is a company engaged in Commercial
Aircraft Sales and Leasing, with headquarters in
Singapore and offices in the UK and the United
States. Owned by the Bank of China, the company
provides operating lease and fleet financing
services for airlines. BOC Aviation-owned
aircraft are currently in service with airlines
in Africa, the Asia-Pacific region, Europe, the
Middle East and North and South America.
"Following the successful placement of the 50
Next Generation 737 aircraft that we ordered in
2006, this is a continuation of our commitment
to be responsive to airline customers which are
expanding or replacing older fleets," said
Robert Martin, managing director and chief
executive officer, BOC Aviation.