BOC signs for A330Fs

SINGAPORE-based aircraft leasing company BOC Aviation, has ordered five Airbus 330-200Fs.
The current list price of each freighter is US$175 million.
Delivery of the five freighters will begin in 2012 and 2013.
Robert Martin, BOC Aviation chief executive officer, said the contract marked the first time that BOC Aviation has ordered cargo aircraft directly from a manufacturer. “This order reflects our confidence in strong future demand for wide-body production freighter aircraft. The payload capability and range of the A330-200F make it an appealing choice in the mid-size category and we feel sure that the aircraft will provide us with a strong return on our investment.”
John Leahy, chief operating officer, customers, said: “We are delighted to welcome another new customer for our latest, fast selling freighter aircraft, the A330-200F. Having BOC Aviation as a new customer for our successful new freighter, is a further recognition that the aircraft’s unique flexibility, excellent efficiency and superior performance are fully in line with market needs.”

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