Singapore-based lessor BOC Aviation has signed a purchase-and-leaseback agreement with Qatar Airways for six new Airbus A350s. The aircraft, which are scheduled for delivery in 2017, are part of the Qatari flag-carrier’s order for 80 A350s, which is made up of 38 A350-900s and 42 of the larger A350-1000s. Deliveries of the twin-aisle A350 have been slower than expected; the Airbus production line was impacted by slow deliveries of cabin and interior equipment. Speaking on the ...

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