Toulouse, January 12, 2015 (STAT):-China Aircraft Leasing Company (CALC) firmed up its contract in December 2014 with Airbus for 100 A320 Family aircraft. The order comprises 74 A320neo, 16 A320ceo and 10 A321ceo. Including the new order, CALC’s total backlog with Airbus stands at 140 A320 Family aircraft.
“Adding these A320 Family aircraft, including the latest generation A320neo to our portfolio, means we can fully meet all our customers’ requirements in terms of low fuel burn, high reliability and unbeatable comfort. The A320 Family is without a doubt firmly established as a key asset in our fleet and the cornerstone of our single-aisle offering.” said Dr Mike Poon, CEO and Executive Director of CALC. “
“We are delighted to see CALC, a leading lessor based in the world’s leading growth market, come back for more of our popular A320 Family aircraft and we welcome them as a new customer for the A320neo. This landmark order with CALC demonstrates the continuing strong market demand, in the short, medium and longer term for the current and new generation Airbus single-aisle Family.” said John Leahy, Airbus Chief Operating Officer, Customers.