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Press Release

BOC Aviation Delivers First New A320-200 Aircraft to Air New Zealand

11 Nov 2011

BOC Aviation has delivered the first of two new A320-200 aircraft to Air New Zealand.  The Company first announced that it signed long-term leases with Air New Zealand for two aircraft early last year. The second aircraft is scheduled to be delivered in December.

“We are delighted to see our first aircraft delivered to Air New Zealand in the distinctive all black livery,” said Mr. Robert Martin, Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer of BOC Aviation.  “Air New Zealand has been a strong supporter of rugby and we are pleased to be a part of their ongoing association with New Zealand’s national game.”

BOC Aviation is the leading Asia-based aircraft leasing company with a portfolio of 178 modern aircraft operated by airlines worldwide. In addition, the company has 59 aircraft on firm order.  BOC Aviation has one of the youngest fleets in the industry with an average aircraft age of less than four years.

BOC Aviation is 100% owned by Bank of China, one of the largest banks in the world*.

*Based on market capitalization as at 30 September 2011.


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