Posted: Mon 11th Apr 2022

Good news for Broughton’s wing makers as BOC Aviation orders 80 Airbus A320 jets

News and Info from Deeside, Flintshire, North Wales
This article is old - Published: Monday, Apr 11th, 2022

There’s good news for Broughton’s wing makers this morning as BOC Aviation signs an order for 80 A320neo jets.

The agreement takes the Singapore-based aircraft leasing company’s total direct orders with Airbus to 453 from single aisle A320 Family to the A330 and A350 widebodies.

The latest order comprises of 10 A321XLR, 50 A321neo and 20 A320neo.

Robert Martin, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, BOC Aviation said: “We are proud to continue our long-standing relationship with Airbus, with whom we have partnered for more than 26 years.”

“This is the largest single order that we have ever placed and it will bring our total Airbus aircraft purchased since inception to 546.”

“It underscores our continued confidence in the A320neo family for its reliability and operational efficiency and reflects the popularity of the aircraft amongst our airline customers.”

“We look forward to continuously providing our customers with such fuel-efficient and technologically advanced aircraft solutions.”

Christian Scherer Airbus Chief Commercial Officer and Head of Airbus International said: “Airbus thanks BOC Aviation for its unwavering trust and endorsement of the A320neo Family with its single largest order ever placed.”

“This significant long term order for 80 additional aircraft is a great testimony of the sustained value of our Single Aisle products by one of the world’s leading lessors, BOC Aviation.”

“We salute its vision and foresight in securing future delivery positions of these most desirable assets in the single aisle segment now and in the longer run.”

At the end of February 2022 the A320neo Family had totalled more than 7,900 orders from over 120 customers.

Since its Entry into Service six years ago, Airbus has delivered over 2,100 A320neo Family aircraft contributing to 10 million tons of CO2 saving.

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