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APOC partners with Willis Lease Finance Corporation for teardown of 737-800 at Teesside International Airport, UK

“We were particularly interested in this airframe as our initial inspection showed that the parts fitted are perfect for our stock, with most coming directly from the KLM/Air France B737-800 component pool,” says Jasper van den Boogaardvice-president Cell acquisition and negotiation

The Netherlands/UKAPOC Aviation collaborates with Willis Aviation Services Limited (“WASL”), a wholly owned subsidiary of Willis Lease Finance Corporation (NASDAQ: WLFC) (“Willis Lease”) as part of APOC’s first partial project to take place at their Teesside Airport install in the UK. The B737-800 airframe was acquired by APOC through a major Dutch investment manager, Arena Aviation Capital. APOC has signed a framework agreement for this dismantling and future dismantling at Teesside Airport with experienced end-of-life solutions provider, WASL.

Jasper van den Boogaardvice-president Cell acquisition and negotiation to APOC, explains that active project management and close cooperation are essential to the success of a project of this type. “We highly value the services provided by WASL and its team of specialists. The project has gone very well from the start and we are working closely with the team on site. Our full involvement at all times means that our clients can benefit from acquiring parts directly from the project.”

“We are honored to support industry leaders like Arena and APOC and that they have entrusted their asset to us. 145 MRO services and a dedicated dismantling team in our newly renovated hangar. Thanks to our experienced and dedicated engineers and APOC’s industry expertise and knowledge, the project was a success, providing APOC with specific components when needed,” said James Cobboldsales manager at Willis Lease.

Van den Boogaard adds: “We have several agreements with Arena to date and it is always a pleasure to do business with them and their professional team. We look forward to continuing this positive relationship in the future.”

APOC has good levels of stock readily available at its global centers located at The Netherlands, Singapore and Miami. With secure and readily available financing, APOC continuously assesses the market for the right airframe acquisitions to add the latest and most sought-after components to its growing inventory of A320 and B737NG parts.

APOC is one of the newest trading, leasing and spare parts companies for aircraft, engines and landing gear. Situated at The NetherlandsBetween Rotterdam Airport and Amsterdam Schiphol, it holds a large stock of quality parts for the aerospace industry in its own temperature-controlled warehouse which are sold in both AR/SV conditions. Its innovative proprietary software solution ensures the highest quality standards for all component transactions.

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