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BOC Aviation Delivers First Of Seven Boeing 787-9 Aircraft To Air Europa

03 May 2019

BOC Aviation Limited (“BOC Aviation” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that it has delivered to Air Europa the first of seven new Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners. These are part of a purchase and leaseback transaction. The remaining six aircraft – also Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners – are scheduled for delivery between now and the fourth quarter of 2020. All seven aircraft will be powered by Rolls Royce Trent 1000 engines.

“The aircraft we are delivering from today reflects the culmination of a transaction we first announced back in 2017 and exemplifies the depth of the partnership between ourselves and Air Europa,” said Robert Martin, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of BOC Aviation. “We are delighted to be delivering one of the most popular new generation aircraft in operation today to support a key customer’s growth plans.”

About Air Europa

Formed in 1986 and based in Majorca, Air Europa is the third largest airline in Spain, and the country’s first privately-owned company to operate domestic scheduled flights. It is 100% owned by the Globalia tourism group and since September 2007 the airline has been a member of the SkyTeam alliance. Air Europa currently operates a fleet of around 50 aircraft.

About BOC Aviation

BOC Aviation is a leading global aircraft operating leasing company with a fleet of 507 aircraft owned, managed and on order. Its owned and managed fleet was leased to 94 airlines worldwide in 39 countries and regions as at 31 March 2019. 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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