CDB Aviation Delivers Second of Two 787-9 Dreamliners to United Airlines
North Charleston, South Carolina – April 7, 2021 – CDB Aviation, a wholly owned Irish subsidiary of China Development Bank Financial Leasing Co., Limited (“CDB Leasing”), announced the delivery of the second of two Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners to U.S.-based United Airlines (“United”).
“We are pleased to deliver this second Dreamliner as part of our strategic relationship aimed to support United’s efforts as they navigate through the ensuing air travel recovery and look toward sustained future growth,” said CDB Aviation Chief Marketing Officer Peter Goodman.
Patrick Hannigan, CDB Aviation Chief Executive Officer, commenting on the delivery, emphasized the lessor’s “continued focus on increasing our base of customers within the Americas, and beyond. Our commercial team is actively engaged in the marketplace, pursuing opportunities to deliver wide-ranging and innovative solutions to the world’s airlines as they strategize their pathways through the air travel sector’s nascent recovery and position their fleets for post-pandemic realities, with operating economics and sustainability in mind.”