BOC Aviation Limited (“BOC Aviation” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce the placement of four new Airbus A321NEO aircraft with Scoot Airlines (“Scoot”). The aircraft are powered by Pratt & Whitney’s PurePower® PW1100G-JM engines, and are scheduled for delivery in the second half of 2020.
“We are delighted to add Scoot as a new customer, as we support the low-cost arm of Singapore Airlines Group in its fleet expansion plans,” said Robert Martin, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, BOC Aviation. “Low-cost travel continues to enjoy strong demand, and Scoot’s selection of the A321NEO allows it to leverage this growth and further develop its regional network. We look forward to working closely with Scoot in delivering innovative and fuel efficient aircraft solutions that provide a superior flying experience for its customers.”
Mr. Lee Lik Hsin, Scoot’s Chief Executive Officer, said, “We are pleased to work with BOC Aviation, and we look forward to receiving the A321neos, which will inject growth possibilities to our network plans for 2020 and beyond. With the A321neos, we will be able to operate single aisle flights with unmatched levels of efficiency, benefitting from the highest commonality of the Airbus product range. This includes shared resources in spares, tools, similar maintenance engineering, pilots and cabin crew.”