November 23, 2012
BOC Aviation signs agreement with Lion Air for 9 Boeing aircraft
BOC Aviation has concluded a deal with PT Lion Mentari Airlines (“Lion Air”) for six Boeing 737-800 and three 737-900ER aircraft. The first aircraft, a 737-900ER, was delivered to the airline in November, the remaining eight aircraft are scheduled to deliver through to the first quarter of 2014. This deal marks the first time that BOC Aviation has worked with Indonesia’s largest private airline. Lion Air, with just under 50% share of Indonesia’s domestic air travel, is continuing to expand, focusing on regional routes from Indonesia. The 737-900ERs from Lion Air are the first of the aircraft type to join BOC Aviation’s fleet.