AUSTRALIA: Jetstar leases eight A320s from BOC

Bank of China-owned, Singaporebased lessor BOC Aviation has signed agreements with Qantas Airways of Australia for the lease of eight new Airbus A320 aircraft. Th e aircraft will be delivered new from Airbus between the third quarter of 2010 and fi rst quarter of 2011 and will be operated by the carrier’s fastgrowing low fare […]


Bank of China-owned, Singaporebased lessor BOC Aviation has signed agreements with Qantas Airways of Australia for the lease of eight new Airbus A320 aircraft.

Th e aircraft will be delivered new from Airbus between the third quarter of 2010 and fi rst quarter of 2011 and will be operated by the carrier’s fastgrowing low fare subsidiary Jetstar.

Th e deal announced today marks the second time BOC Aviation has worked with Qantas – BOC supplied the fi rst three A320s to be operated by Jetstar in 2004. As with the existing Jetstar fl eet, the new aircraft will be powered by V2500 engines from IAE International.

BOC Aviation is a leading Asiabased aircraft leasing company with a portfolio of over 70 modern aircraft fl ying with airlines worldwide. In addition, the company has 64 aircraft on fi rm order for delivery through to 2013.