SINGAPORE — Singapore-based aircraft leasing company BOC Aviation Limited announced that it had delivered the first of seven new Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft to Turkish Airlines on a long-term lease. 

All seven aircraft are part of the company’s existing order book and will be powered by CFM LEAP-1B engines.

“We are delighted to build on our 18-year relationship with Turkish Airlines and to support the airline in its fleet development plans with the most fuel-efficient, technologically advanced aircraft,” said Robert Martin, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, BOC Aviation. 

“This transaction illustrates our strategy of long-term, sustainable growth by building a portfolio of latest technology aircraft.”