China Aircraft Leasing Group Holdings Limited (“CALC” or the “Group”, SEHK stock code: 01848), the largest independent operating aircraft lessor in China, is pleased to announce the operational data for the year ended 31 December 2016.
As at 31 December 2016, CALC owns a portfolio of 81 aircraft. CALC’s clientele included 16 airlines in 5 countries and regions throughout the world.
For the Year, the Group delivered a total of 18 aircraft. During the Year, CALC completed rental realisation transaction for 14 aircraft.
Based on the order commitments, CALC has an order book of not less than 92 aircraft to be delivered by 2022.
The Group expects to deliver not less than 17 new aircraft in 2017.
Ms. Winnie LIU, Deputy Chief Executive Officer and Chief Commercial Officer of CALC, commented, “2016 was a fruitful year for CALC and further tribute to CALC’s positioning as a one-stop full value-chain aircraft solutions provider, our globalisation efforts and constant innovation in aviation financing products. This year, we have further forged and cemented our relationship with more airlines and extended our presence in new markets including Japan and US, which will fuel future demand for our aircraft service. Going forward, we will continue to uphold our core values of innovation, commitment to high quality service and vision to go global, and strive to deliver value-added solutions to our customers, business partners and shareholders.”