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Press Release


30 Jun 2023

BOC Aviation Limited (“BOC Aviation” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that it has delivered the first of two new Airbus A320NEO aircraft for lease to Aeroenlaces Nacionales, S.A. de C.V. trading as Viva Aerobus (“Viva”). Both aircraft are part of the Company’s existing order book and will be powered by Pratt & Whitney GTFTM engines.

“Today we have a double celebration: we are delighted to welcome Viva as a new customer and our owned fleet hits the 400 aircraft milestone with this delivery,” said Robert Martin, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, BOC Aviation. “We are excited to support Viva’s rapid growth with some of the most technologically advanced and fuel-efficient aircraft available.”

“We would like to thank BOC Aviation for helping us grow our fleet, with leading engine technology and optimum cabin experience for our passengers. This is key for our growth strategy, operating a very young and reliable fleet, offer customer-focused service, and market leading low fares,” said Juan Carlos Zuazua, Chief Executive Officer, Viva Aerobus.

About Viva Aerobus

Viva Aerobus is a Mexican low-cost airline fully owned by the largest bus company group in Mexico, IAMSA. Based in Monterrey International Airport, Mexico, Viva started operations in November 2006 and currently operates a fleet of 73 Airbus A320 and A320NEO family aircraft to more than 40 destinations serving Colombia, Cuba, the United States and Mexico with more than 100,000 flights per year. Its six bases are located in Cancun, Mexico City, Mérida, Guadalajara, Monterrey and Tijuana. For more information, visit Viva Aerobus Official Site.


About BOC Aviation

BOC Aviation is a leading global aircraft operating leasing company with a fleet of 635 aircraft owned, managed and on order.  Its owned and managed fleet was leased to 86 airlines in 39 countries and regions worldwide as at 31 March 2023. 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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