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BOC Aviation Places Air Macau's First Three New Airbus A320NEO Aircraft

19 Nov 2018

BOC Aviation Limited (“BOC Aviation” or “the Company”) is pleased to announce the placement of three new Airbus A320NEO aircraft with Air Macau (“Air Macau”), all of which are scheduled for delivery in the first half of 2019. The aircraft will be powered by the Pratt & Whitney Geared Turbofan™ Engines.

“We are pleased to add Air Macau as a new customer and to support its fleet and network growth plans as it capitalises on its position in the thriving Pearl River Delta region” said Robert Martin, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of BOC Aviation. “BOC Aviation is well-placed to support expansion in the China air transportation market with our most technologically advanced aircraft models,” Mr. Martin added. “Air Macau’s choice of the A320NEO aircraft aligns with our focus on investing in the most efficient and technologically advanced aircraft.”

“This is the first A320NEO aircraft to be introduced to Air Macau, and we are pleased to cooperate with BOC Aviation, a strategic partner that we recognize and hold in high regard,” said Mr. Chen Hong, CEO and Chairman of Air Macau's Executive Board. “The A320NEO aircraft is equipped with new high-efficiency engines and sharklets. It has excellent aircraft performance and is the world's leading and most technologically advanced single-aisle aircraft,” Mr. Chen added. “We will continue to adhere to our strategic vision of ‘Being rooted in Macau, Serving Macau, Being the preferred airline for Macau travelers’, bringing more advanced products and better service to passengers, and building an air bridge for Macau.”

About Air Macau
Established in 1994, Air Macau is the base airline in Macau SAR, China, which is strategically well-situated to serve the fast-growing Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macau Greater Bay Area. As an exclusive operator of Airbus aircraft, Air Macau’s 18 aircraft fleet serves more than 25 destinations in China and Asia.

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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