Chinese conglomerate HNA Group is aiming to become Airbus and Boeing’s biggest customer within 10 years and is seeking to move from fourth to third place among global lessors. HNA Group’s Bohai Leasing acquired Irish lessor Avolon for $7.6 billion in January, ranking the group as the world’s fourth largest lessor by asset value. Netherlands-based AerCap is the biggest. “We are not yet an 800 lb. gorilla, but we have aspirations of that,” Avolon CEO Domhnal ...

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