Singapore-based lessor BOC Aviation has become the first non-U.S. leasing company to order Embraer E-Jets, a move the leasing company’s CEO sees as a good way to spread risk and get access to new customers. The company Nov. 22 announced an order for 15 Embraer E-190s with deliveries set to begin in the fourth quarter of 2012 and continue through 2014. “We’ve been looking at the type ever since it was introduced at JetBlue [in the U.S.],” says BOC Aviation CEO Robert Martin. He ...

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