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BOC Aviation Delivers One New A330-300 Aircraft to Aeroflot

17 Nov 2011


BOC Aviation has delivered a new A330-300 aircraft, powered by Rolls-Royce Trent 772B engines, on long-term lease to Russian national carrier Aeroflot.  Following this transaction, BOC Aviation has a total of 14 aircraft on lease to Aeroflot.
 
“Aeroflot has grown by leaps and bounds in the two years since the delivery of our first aircraft in early 2009,” said Mr. Steven Townend, Deputy Managing Director and Chief Commercial Officer of BOC Aviation.  “We are delighted to work with the leading carrier in Russia and strongly believe that our relationship will continue to thrive.”  

BOC Aviation is the leading Asia-based aircraft leasing company with a portfolio of 179 modern aircraft operated by airlines worldwide. In addition, the Company has 58 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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For more information, please contact:

Elsie Ng
Tel: +65 6325 9638
elsie.ng@bocaviation.com
www.bocaviation.com