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BOC Aviation Signs Lease Agreement With Chongqing Airlines

22 Jan 2018

BOC Aviation Limited (“BOC Aviation” or “the Company”) is pleased to announce that it will lease seven Airbus A320NEO aircraft to Chongqing Airlines, with all aircraft scheduled for delivery in 2018.

“We are pleased to welcome Chongqing Airlines as a new airline customer, and to support the growth in its fleet as we deliver the first of its new technology A320NEO aircraft,” said Robert Martin, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of BOC Aviation. “China is an important market for BOC Aviation and it continues to show robust demand growth.”

“BOC Aviation is well-placed to support growth in the Chinese air travel market with our new technology aircraft orderbook,” Mr. Martin added. “Chongqing Airlines’ choice of the popular A320NEO narrowbody aircraft aligns with our focus on investing in the most technologically advanced aircraft models.”

About Chongqing Airlines

Chongqing Airlines was jointly established by China Southern Airlines and Chongqing City Transportation and Development Investment Group. Based in Chongqing, the airline operates flights to over 40 destinations at home and abroad. At present, the Chongqing Municipal Government, China Southern Air Holding Company and Xiamen Airlines are working together to build Chongqing Airlines into a flagship airline from its main base at Chongqing Jiangbei International Airport.

About BOC Aviation

BOC Aviation is a leading global aircraft operating leasing company with a fleet of 491 aircraft owned, managed and on order. Its owned and managed fleet was leased to 80 airlines worldwide in 33 countries as at 31 December 2017. BOC Aviation is listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange (HKEx code: 2588) and has its headquarters in Singapore with offices in Dublin, London, New York and Tianjin. For more information, visit www.bocaviation.com.


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