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BOC Aviation Orders 12 Shipsets Of Pratt & Whitney Geared Turbofan™ Engines

06 Feb 2018

BOC Aviation Limited (“BOC Aviation” or “the Company”) is pleased to announce firm orders for 12 shipsets of Geared TurbofanTM (“GTF”) engines to power new Airbus A320NEO family aircraft. These aircraft are part of the Company’s existing orderbook. The Geared TurbofanTM engine is offered through Pratt & Whitney, which is a division of United Technologies Corporation (NYSE stock code: UTX).

“This order reflects our confidence in the GTF engine as a fuel-efficient solution that will power a significant portion of our A320 family fleet,” said Robert Martin, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, BOC Aviation. “We’re hearing good feedback from operators on the fuel economy of the GTF engine, and look forward to delivering the benefits of this engine to our airline customers.”

“We value the long standing relationship we’ve developed with BOC Aviation over the past 20 years,” said Rick Deurloo, Senior Vice President of Sales, Marketing and Customer Support at Pratt & Whitney. “We’re honoured to supply it with game-changing technology and economics for its A320NEO and A321NEO aircraft. We anticipate many more years of continued success working together to support the fleet.”

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


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