Boeing wins $8.8B order

|About: The Boeing Company (BA)|By:, SA News Editor

Boeing (NYSE:BA) has received an order for 82 jets from BOC Aviation, the leasing subsidiary of Bank of China (OTCPK:BACHY), valued at $8.8B in list prices.

BOC Aviation ordered 50 737 Max 8, 30 Next Generation 737-800 and two 777 widebody aircraft. The planes will be delivered between 2016 and 2021.

Asian aircraft leasing companies are boosting their fleets due to the surge in travel demand across the continent.