Mar 31, 2017: BOC Aviation has purchased two Boeing 747-8 freighter aircraft. Both aircraft have been committed on long-term leases to AirBridgeCargo Airlines.
Steven Townend, chief commercial officer, Europe, Americas and Africa, BOC Aviation, said, “The Boeing 747-8F is a technologically advanced aircraft and is one of the most capable long-haul freighter aircraft. This transaction further diversifies our portfolio as we continue to grow our fleet through accretive investment.”
Sergey Lazarev, general director, AirBridgeCargo Airlines, said, “We appreciate BOC Aviation’s trust and support in the development of our Boeing 747-8F fleet. We strongly believe in the capabilities of this state-of-the-art aircraft and the benefits that it brings to people all over the world. We are glad that the number of companies and people who recognise the advantages of this aircraft and are interested in purchasing it is growing.”