Singapore, Malaysia – The Boeing corporation announced a huge order today with the BOC Aviation company totaling $8.8 billion dollars.
It includes 50 737 MAX 8s, 30 Next-Generation 737-800s and two 777-300ERs.
It’s is the largest order 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 has established a proven track record in the airplane leasing industry,” said Dinesh Keskar, senior vice president Asia Pacific and India Sales, Boeing Commercial Airplanes. “They have played an important role in the success of the Next-Generation 737 and the 777-300ER in the leasing market by helping place the airplanes with airlines worldwide. We’re excited about our continued relationship with BOC Aviation and look forward to working with them on the new 737 MAX.”
Portions of the Boeing 737 and 777 are built in Wichita at the Spirit Aerosystems factory.