BOC Aviation Selects PurePower Engines for New Airbus Aircraft

BOC Aviation has selected Pratt & Whitney PurePower PW1100G-JM engines for 15 firm A320neo aircraft. Deliveries are scheduled to commence in 2017. Pratt & Whitney is a division of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX).

Robert Martin, managing director and chief executive officer of BOC Aviation, said, "We chose Pratt & Whitney's PurePower engines because we are confident in this new technology and the savings in fuel burn it will deliver. We are building on an enduring partnership with Pratt & Whitney to meet the needs of our customers."

"BOC Aviation's prominence in the aircraft leasing industry continues to increase, and Pratt & Whitney is proud to have its PurePower engines play a part in their future growth," said Dave Brantner, president, Pratt & Whitney Commercial Engines.

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BOC Aviation is the leading Asia-based aircraft leasing company with one of the youngest fleets in the industry with an average aircraft age of less than four years. BOC Aviation is 100 percent owned by Bank of China, one of the largest banks in the world.

Source: Pratt & Whitney, A United Technologies Company (NYSE:UTX)
Date: Feb 12, 2014