BOC Aviation has opted for Pratt & Whitney Geared Turbofan (GTF) engine for its  placed order of a combined total 12 A320neo and A321neo aircraft.

Robert Martin, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, BOC Aviation, said: “We’re hearing good feedback from operators on the fuel economy of the GTF engine, and look forward to delivering the benefits of this engine to our airline customers.”

Since entering into service in early 2016, the GTF engine has demonstrated reduced fuel burn of 16%, cut nitrogen oxide emissions by 50% of the regulatory standard, and lowered the noise footprint by 75%.

BOC Aviation has a fleet of 491 aircraft owned, managed and on order. Its owned and managed fleet was leased to 80 airlines worldwide in 33 countries as of December 31, 2017.