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BOC Aviation Places Two New Airbus A320 Family Aircraft With Wizz Air

15 Aug 2016

BOC Aviation Limited (“BOC Aviation” or “the Company”) is pleased to announce it has placed one new Airbus A321-200 and one new A320-200 with Wizz Air from its own order book, adding the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe as a new customer for the Company.

The aircraft will be delivered in January and June 2017 respectively.

“BOC Aviation is pleased to support Wizz Air’s continued capacity expansion with the placement of these aircraft from the reliable A320 family as it capitalizes on the European low-cost and leisure travel market,” said Robert Martin, Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer of BOC Aviation. “The placement also aligns with our strategy of further growing a globally diversified customer portfolio.”

“I am delighted with the confidence that BOC Aviation has in our current business and future growth plan as we continue to secure our future expansion by adding new Airbus A320 and Airbus A321 aircraft to our fleet. We will continue to serve people in almost 40 countries with our very low fares and the two new aircraft for which we have secured financing, will play an important role in this mission,” said József Váradi, Chief Executive Officer of Wizz Air.

About BOC Aviation

BOC Aviation is a leading global aircraft operating leasing company with a fleet of 483 aircraft owned, managed or on order.  Its owned and managed fleet was leased to 64 airlines worldwide in 31 countries as at 30 June 2016. BOC Aviation is listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange (HKEx code: 2588) and has its headquarters in Singapore with offices in Dublin, London, Seattle and Tianjin. For more information, visit www.bocaviation.com.

 

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For more information, please contact:

Timothy ROSS
Tel: +65 9837 9873
timothy.ross@bocaviation.com
www.bocaviation.com