Posted on: 19 November 2018 by Mark Howells
BOC Aviation Ltd. has placed a trio of new Airbus A320neo aircraft with Air Macau, all scheduled for delivery in the first half of 2019.
The Chinese carrier is an exclusive operator of Airbus aircraft, with a current fleet of 18 serving more than 25 destinations in China and Asia. The new aircraft will be powered by Pratt & Whitney’s Geared Turbofan™ Engines.
This is the first A320neo for Air Macau, established in 1994. Chen Hong, CEO and Chairman of the airline’s executive board, commented: “We will continue to adhere to our strategic vision of ‘Being rooted in Macau, Serving Macau, Being the preferred airline for Macau travellers’, bringing more advanced products and better service to passengers, and building an air bridge for Macau.” The carrier serves the fast-growing Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macau Greater Bay Area.
“We are pleased to add Air Macau as a new customer and to support its fleet and network growth plans as it capitalises on its position in the thriving Pearl River Delta region” said Robert Martin, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of BOC Aviation. “BOC Aviation is well-placed to support expansion in the China air transportation market with our most technologically advanced aircraft models,” Mr. Martin added. “Air Macau’s choice of the A320NEO aircraft aligns with our focus on investing in the most efficient and technologically advanced aircraft.”