Our history dates back to 1993 when the Company was founded as Singapore Aircraft Leasing Enterprise Pte. Ltd. by Singapore Airlines Limited and Boullioun Aviation Services, Inc., a U.S.-based aircraft operating leasing company. In 1997, the Company’s shareholder base was broadened when Temasek Holdings (Private) Limited and Government of Singapore Investment Corporation Private Limited joined the founders as investors.
In December 2006, the Company was acquired by, and became a wholly-owned subsidiary of, Bank of China. Following the acquisition the Company’s name was changed to BOC Aviation Pte. Ltd. in 2007.
On 12 May 2016, the Company was converted to a public company limited by shares and the Company's name was changed to BOC Aviation Limited.
On 1 June 2016, the Company was listed on the Main Board of the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong.