BOC Aviation Limited (“BOC Aviation” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that it has delivered the final Boeing 737-800NG aircraft from its orderbook. This marks an 18 year association with the Next Generation programme. During this period, the Company took delivery of 209 Boeing 737 Next Generation aircraft, including 161 737-800NG aircraft.
Today’s aircraft has been delivered to Skymark Airlines (“Skymark”) and will mark our ten year business anniversary with Skymark. The aircraft is powered by CFM International CFM56 Engines.
“The Boeing 737-800NG has been a cornerstone of our company’s development, with 84 currently operating in our owned fleet,” said Robert Martin, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, BOC Aviation. “Reliability and operational efficiency have been hallmarks of this aircraft programme and we believe these will remain characteristics in the future,” he added. “We are also delighted to be celebrating an important milestone with Skymark Airlines as it continues to build its fleet and network on modern technology aircraft.”
"We are very pleased to celebrate our ten year business anniversary with BOC Aviation with the addition of the final Boeing 737-800NG aircraft to our fleet. BOC Aviation has always provided great support to Skymark and we all look forward to expanding our relationship further,” said Mr. Masahiko Ichie, President & Representative Director, Skymark Airlines.
“BOC Aviation has been instrumental in the long-running success of the Boeing 737 programme, bringing the airplane and its signature efficiency and reliability to operators around the world,” said Ihssane Mounir, senior vice president of Commercial Sales and Marketing for The Boeing Company. “We are honoured to be partners with BOC Aviation as they continue to grow their leasing business. We congratulate them on reaching this important milestone and thank them for their ongoing confidence in Boeing and the 737. Our team looks forward to working together with BOC Aviation to reach more milestones in the years ahead.”