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BOC Aviation Delivers Third Airbus A321NEO Aircraft To Sichuan Airlines

23 Oct 2018

BOC Aviation Limited (“BOC Aviation” or “the Company”) is pleased to announce the delivery of the third of five new Airbus A321NEO aircraft to Chinese carrier Sichuan Airlines. The remaining two aircraft will be delivered by the end of 2019. All five aircraft are from the Company’s existing order book.

“The deliveries to Sichuan Airlines mark a number of milestones for BOC Aviation: they are the first to our new customer Sichuan Airlines and they are our first A321NEO aircraft to be delivered from our orderbook,” said Robert Martin, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer. “We are delighted to support the growth of one of China’s leading regional airlines with aircraft that are amongst the world’s most cost-effective and technologically advanced.”

About Sichuan Airlines
Sichuan Airlines is a full service carrier with more than 270 routes carrying nearly 30 million passengers annually. Established over 30 years ago, Sichuan Airlines’ shareholders include three other airlines and its largest investor is the Sichuan provincial government. It currently operates an all-Airbus fleet totaling 140 single and dual-aisle aircraft.

About BOC Aviation

BOC Aviation is a leading global aircraft operating leasing company with a fleet of 499 aircraft owned, managed and on order. Its owned and managed fleet was leased to 89 airlines worldwide in 34 countries and regions as at 30 September 2018. 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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