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New York (AirGuideBusiness - Aircraft Finance & Leasing News Asia / Pacific) Mon, Sep 21, 2015

Thailand's City Airways to lease ten C919s and ten ARJ21-700s City Airways, based at Bangkok Suvarnabhumi, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with China's ICBC Financial Leasing Co for the lease of ten C919 and ten ARJ21-700s. Announced during the ongoing Beijing Aviation Expo 2015, six of the aircraft are sourced from ICBC's order book with Comac (Shanghai Pudong) with the rest new orders. Neither the deal's financial terms nor delivery dates were revealed. The Thai carrier currently operates a fleet of two leased Boeing 737-400s on charter as well as scheduled flights to Hong Kong Chek Lap Kok from Bangkok Don Mueang and Phuket in Thailand. Fri, Sep 18, 2015

COMAC signes agreement ICBC Financial to lease 20 regional jets Chinese state-owned plane maker COMAC has signed an initial agreement with lessor ICBC Financial Leasing to lease 10 ARJ21 regional jets and 10 C919 single-aisles to Thai airline City Airways. The order, sealed on the sidelines of the 2015 Beijing airshow, lifts Comac's order book for the C919 to 514, and for the ARJ21 to more than 300, mostly from domestic companies, a Comac spokesman said. Financial terms weren't disclosed. Wed, Sep 16, 2015

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