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SBC-2014-11 - 737 MAX 8 ORDER
July 2014: ILessor, (SMBC) Aviation Capital and Singapore-based lessor (BOC) Aviation, Singapore placed orders at the Farnborough Airshow for a total of 158 Airbus A320 family airplanes.
(SMBC) (SBC) signed a firm order for 110 A320neos and 5 A320ceos. (CEO), Peter Barrett said it was the largest-ever single firm order placed by a leasing company for narrow body airplanes. The order brings (SMBC)’s total A320 family orders up to 206 airplanes.
The a320ceo deliveries will start in 2016, while neo deliveries will begin in 2017. Total order list price value is $11.8 billion.
November 2014: (SMBC) Aviation Capital (SBC) has placed an order for 80 Boeing 737 MAX 8s, valued at >$8.5 billion at list prices, making this the largest single order for 737 MAXs from a leasing company.
With this agreement, (SBC) becomes Boeing’s 50th 737 MAX customer and grows the program’s order book to >2,400 airplanes.
(SBC) (CEO) Peter Barrett said, “The 737 MAX 8 is 1 of the most fuel efficient and versatile airplanes available. Following this order and given the clear commitment of our shareholders and the strength of the global airplane leasing sector, we remain very confident in our ability to continue to deliver long-term growth.”
June 2015: (SMBC) Aviation Capital (SBC) ordered 10 Boeing 737 MAX 8 airplanes at the Paris Air Show.
This deal adds to a 2014 order placed by (SMBC) (SBC), the Dublin, Ireland based lessor for 80 737 MAX 8s for a total of 90 on order.
(SMBC) ordered 60 (LEAP-1A) engines and 20 (LEAP-1B) engines for 10 additional 737 MAX airplanes. The total value of the orders is $1.16 billion. “Last year, we placed the largest ever single order of 737 MAXs by a lessor, and we are pleased to be adding further to that tally today, (SMBC) Aviation Capital (CEO) Peter Barrett said. “This airplane is set to play a key role in our growing business in the years to come, and we look forward to continuing our relationship with Boeing (TBC) into the future.”
February 2017: 737-8AS (37541, HL8088) leased to Jeju Air (JJA), ex-(EI-EFR).
March 2017: A320-214 (3972, VT-GOS), EX-(OE-IFN) leased to Go Air.
April 2017: Dublin-based airplane lessor (SMBC) Aviation Capital has placed a direct order with Boeing (TBC) for 3 737-800s, bringing its total owned, managed and committed portfolio for 737-800s to 198.
2 of the 3 new airplanes will be placed on lease with Japanese airline All Nippon Airways (ANA). The remaining airplanes will be placed on lease over the coming weeks. All 3 airplanes will be powered with (CFM) engines.
(SMBC) Aviation Capital (SBC) (CEO) Peter Barrett said the 737-800 “is an airplane for which we see substantial demand from our customer base and which has been a core part of our offering over many years.”
In addition to its portfolio of Boeing 737s and 787s, (SMBC) Aviation Capital has an order book of 90 737 MAX 8s, with the 1st delivery scheduled in 2018.
July 2017: (SMBC) Aviation Capital (SBC) and Chinese low-cost carrier (LCC) Lucky Air (LKY) have entered into an agreement for 4 Boeing 737 MAX 8s. This deal represents (SMBC) Aviation Capital’s 1st placement of the 737 MAX 8 from its order book with Boeing and (LKY)’s 1st order of a Boeing 737 MAX 8. The new 737 MAX 8s are scheduled to deliver in 2018 and 2019.
October 2017: Aircastle (CSL) agreed to acquire 20 Airbus A320s and Boeing 737NGs from (SMBC) Aviation Capital.
November 2017: (SMBC) Aviation Capital secured commitment from shareholders Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group and Sumitomo Corporation to provide $1 billion in new capital by April 2019.
December 2017: (SMBC) Aviation Capital (SBC) and Avianca (AVI) announced an agreement for the purchase and leaseback of 11 aircraft, comprising 9 A320neos and 2 A321neos. The 9 A320neos are scheduled for delivery in 2018 and 2019, while the 2 A321neos have previously delivered in the 3rd and 4th quarter of 2017. All 11 aircraft will be equipped with (CFM) International (LEAP-1B) engines.
(SBC) concluded a deal for 3 Airbus A320neos with Air Astana (AKZ), the national flag carrier of Kazakhstan. The A320neos will be fitted with Pratt & Whitney (PRF) (GTF) engines and will have delivery slots in the last quarter of 2019 and the 1st quarter of 2020.
February 2018: (SMBC) Aviation Capital (SBC) signed a deal with India’s Jet Airways (JPL) for the sale and leaseback of 13 Boeing 737 MAX 8 airplanes; the 1st aircraft is set to deliver in August 2018. The new airplanes will be powered by (CFM) International (LEAP-1B) engines.