20th Anniversary Airfinance Journal Asia Pacific 2019

30-31 October 2019

Hong Kong

  • Sponsors >

  • Bank of Communications Financial Leasing
    Gold Sponsor
  • CCB Financial Leasing Corporation Limited
    Silver Sponsor
  • CFM
  • TMF Group
  • Hong Kong Aircraft Leasing and Aviation Finance Association
    Supporting Organisation
  • Orbis
    Charity Partner

Event Overview

We're celebrating the milestone of twenty years in Asia-Pacific region in 2019. We feel proud to organise the 20th Anniversary Airfinance Journal Asia Pacific on 30-31 October 2019 in Hong Kong.

On this special occasion, advanced ticket reservation with special discount is now available at US$920 per delegate (US$400 savings from our anniversary rate). Registration deadline of special discount is 20 May 2019. Book online or contact us at registrationsasia@airfinancejournal.com.

Airfinance Week Hong Kong 2019
28 - 30 Oct | Airfinance Journal Asia Pacific School 2019

30 - 31 Oct | 20th Anniversary Airfinance Journal Asia Pacific 2019

Contact us

Sponsorship: Kenneth Yu, kenneth.yu@airfinancejournal.com
Speaking opportunity: Yvonne Kwok, yvonne.kwok@airfinancejournal.com
Registrations: Charis Kwok, charis.kwok@airfinancejournal.com
Logistics: Louisa Kung, louisa.kung@airfinancejournal.com


Attracting thousands of participants annually from airlines, leasing companies, financial institutions, investment houses and government bodies, our events provide you with an unparalleled platform from which to promote your organisation’s brand, products and services.

Find out more about our sponsorship opportunities

Gold Sponsor

Bank of Communications Financial Leasing

Bank of Communications Financial Leasing

Bank of Communications Financial Leasing Co., Ltd (“Bocomm Leasing”) is a wholly owned subsidiary of Bank of Communications, the 11th largest bank in the world. It was established in 2007 with a registered capital of USD 1.3B. By the end of June 2018, with its total assets of more than RMB 218B, Bocomm Leasing is the largest leasing company headquartered in Shanghai and one of the aviation leasing leaders in China. Furthermore, Bocomm Leasing is the first Chinese leasing company which establish professional leasing subsidiary in Chinese free trade zones. Its fleet consists of over 200 aircrafts in service and about 200 aircrafts in backlog. With over USD 9.7B aircraft assets, it has more than 50 domestic and international well-known aviation customers.

Bocomm Leasing can offer both finance and operating lease products. With competitive multi-currency (such as USD, JPY, EURO, RMB) financing tools, we could meet specific customers’ requirements via SPVs set up both on-shore and off-shore. Powered by professional and innovative management, Bocomm Leasing is endeavored to provide aviation customers with value-added and tailor-made leasing services.

- First lease transaction through SPV established in Shanghai Free Trade Zone (SFTZ);
- First finance lease transaction denominated in JPY by Chinese Leasing company through an offshore SPV;
- First spare engine lease transaction through SPV established in SFTZ;
- First operating lease transaction for Airbus Tianjin assembled A320 through SPV established in Tianjin Free Trade Zone;
- First Chinese leasing company to establish subsidiary.


Silver Sponsor

CCB Financial Leasing Corporation Limited

CCB Financial Leasing Corporation Limited

CCB Financial Leasing Corporation Limited (CCB Financial Leasing) was established on December 26, 2007, which was among the first batch of financial leasing companies approved by China Banking Regulatory Commission (CBRC). The company is a wholly-owned subsidiary of CCB, which incorporated in Beijing with a 8 billion RMB registered capital.

As an important platform for CCB’s comprehensive operation, CCB Financial Leasing complies with shareholder’s strategy, supports substantial economy and fulfills social responsibilities actively by focusing on clients and markets. Relying on the network and the market reputation of CCB, CCB Financial Leasing promotes professional, market-driven and international development while provides variety of financial leasing services with constant improvement of product creativity, market share, value creation, assets management and internal control.

CCB Financial Leasing has established a sound corporate governance structure and internal management system by leveraging the management concept and corporate culture of CCB. By the end of 2017, its assets under management reached over 160 billion RMB, covering various industries. The clients are throughout in nearly 30 provinces, municipalities of China and more than 10 countries and regions of the world. CCB Financial Leasing leads the industry with acquiring ideal
international credit rating from rating agencies, namely A from S&P and Fitch, A1 from Moody’s, which result in significant development potential for the company.



CFM International (CFM) was formed in 1974 as a 50/50 joint company between GE and Safran Aircraft Engines. Today, CFM is the world’s leading supplier of commercial transport aircraft engines and the best example of a successful international joint venture. Since the first engine was delivered in 1982, CFM has received orders for more than 48,500 CFM56 and LEAP engines from 550+ operators worldwide, of which more than 33,000 engines have been delivered. In addition to the highly successful CFM56 product line, CFM introduced the advanced LEAP-1A engine into commercial service on the Airbus A320neo in August 2016. Through March 2018, 16 other airlines taken delivery of a total of more than 160 LEAP-1A-powered aircraft. The engines have performed exceptionally well in commercial service, with many airlines operating up to 11 flights per day and executing 25-minute turn times. To date, the fleet has logged more than 700,000 highly reliable flight hours. In May 2017, the first LEAP-1B-powered Boeing 737 MAX airplane entered commercial service with Malindo Air in Malaysia. A total of 94 aircraft had been delivered to 24 customers by the end of March 2018. A third model, the LEAP-1C, has been undergoing flight tests on the COMAC C919. Two flight-test aircraft have logged more than 60 hours. Overall, CFM has garnered orders and commitments for more than 15,000 LEAP engines. The engine is delivering a 15 percent improvement in fuel efficiency along with significant reductions in noise and emissions signatures. All of this while maintaining CFM’s industryleading reliability and overall cost of ownership. In 2008, with the launch of the LEAP engine, CFM announced that all services offerings for this new product would come from directly from CFM. The organize could also provide support for CFM56 engines, as well. This was done to support customer requests for seamless product sales and support. Since then, the primary focus of CFM Services has been to provide world-class aftermarket products and programs, working with customers to meet their unique, evolving needs from entry-into-service to mid-life through maturity and retirement.

TMF Group

TMF Group

TMF Group is a Global Business Operator present in every country our clients’ aspirations demand. We are renowned for helping clients operate and invest seamlessly, in and beyond their home markets, by providing Global Business Services that allow them to focus on their core competencies. We have extensive experience in providing services to companies and special purpose vehicles (SPVs) used for owning and leasing aircraft. Our clients include aircraft lessors, banks, airlines, private equity and hedge funds. We have staff in every major global jurisdiction used for aviation services, which allows us to move swiftly and provide efficient, effective services anywhere in the world. We specialize in providing services to operating lease platforms including holding companies and aircraft owning companies (AOCs), aircraft financing structures, lease in, lease out (LILO) special purpose vehicles and aircraft and engine securitization vehicles. We manage hundreds of aircraft leases in SPVs around the world, nine out of the ten top global aircraft lessors are our client; we service half of the top 50 aircraft lessors globally.

Supporting Organisation

Hong Kong Aircraft Leasing and Aviation Finance Association

Hong Kong Aircraft Leasing and Aviation Finance Association

The Hong Kong Aircraft Leasing and Aviation Finance Association (HKALA) was founded in June 2017 to promote the development of the aircraft leasing and finance industry.
HKALA's members include key international and domestic lessors, lessees, banks and other financial institutions, investors, law firms, accounting and tax advisory firms and other service providers involved in the aircraft leasing and finance industry.
The Association seeks to be a united force in the industry that strives to enhance Hong Kong's status as an international aviation and financial center.

Company website: http://www.hkala.com.hk

Charity Partner



Orbis is an international non-profit working to eliminate avoidable blindness. We are a pioneer in the prevention and treatment of blindness for over 30 years and have worked in 92 countries. We operate the world’s only Flying Eye Hospital onboard an MD-10, a state-of-the-art teaching hospital that allows us to travel the world to share knowledge and develop skills with communities that need it most. Orbis provides education that is both high-quality and long-lasting so that these medical professionals can use their new skills to treat their patients even after the Flying Eye Hospital departs. Visit https://sgp.orbis.org/en to learn more.

Airlines: Complimentary Registration

Airfinance Journal Events are the best places for airline networking

To all airlines, we are pleased to offer you complimentary passes to join the Airfinance Journal Asia Pacific 2019 on 30-31 October 2019 in Hong Kong. Please click here to register for your complimentary pass*. If you have any questions, please contact registrationsasia@airfinancejournal.com


*Complimentary passes are for the use of airlines only & all passes must be approved by Airfinance Journal Events.

2018 Attendees Demographic Profile

Airfinance Journal Asia Pacific 2018: Attendees Demographic Profile

If you would like to know more details of the attendees demographic, please contact Charis Kwok at charis.kwok@airfinancejournal.com.