BOC Aviation selects GE Aviation engines for two new A330-300 aircraft
EVENDALE, OH -- BOC Aviation Pte. Ltd. (“BOC Aviation”) has selected GE Aviation’s CF6-80E1 engines to power two new Airbus A330-300 aircraft, to be delivered in 2017. The two aircraft have been placed on long-term lease with EVA Airways Corporation.
“Our choice of GE Aviation’s CF6 engines demonstrates our confidence in the reliability and proven strong operational performance of the engine,” said Robert Martin, managing director and chief executive officer of BOC Aviation. “We have purchased more than 340 engines from GE Aviation and its joint ventures, and we look forward to continue building on this enduring partnership with them to meet the needs of our customers.”
“We are pleased that BOC Aviation has selected the CF6 engine to power its new widebody aircraft,” said Chaker Chahrour, vice president and general manager of Global Sales and Marketing, GE Aviation. “The CF6 engine has a strong track record of performance, incorporating the latest technology to deliver enhanced fuel efficiency and reduced emissions.”
GE's CF6 engines have been among the most utilized and reliable in the industry. Powering more than 10 models of wide-body aircraft, the engine family has established an unparalleled record of reliability for more than 40 years with more than 400 million flight-hours in service with more than 250 operators worldwide.
More than 600 CF6-80E1 engines have been delivered for the Airbus A330 aircraft
BOC Aviation is a leading global aircraft leasing company with a portfolio of 256 owned and managed aircraft operated by 61 airlines worldwide in 30 countries, with commitments to acquire 195 aircraft, as of 30 June 2015. The Company has one of the youngest fleets in the industry with an average owned aircraft age of less than four years. BOC Aviation, owned by Bank of China, is based in Singapore with offices in Dublin, London, Seattle and Tianjin.
GE Aviation, an operating unit of GE (NYSE: GE), is a world-leading provider of jet and turboprop engines, components and integrated systems for commercial, military, business and general aviation aircraft. GE Aviation has a global service network to support these offerings.