Babcock & Brown Air Declares Fourth Quarter Dividend of $0.20 Per Share

Jan 15, 2010, 09:00 ET from Babcock & Brown Air Limited

DUBLIN, Jan. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Babcock & Brown Air Limited (NYSE: FLY) ("B&B Air"), a global lessor of modern, fuel-efficient commercial jet aircraft, today announced that it has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.20 per common share for the fourth quarter of 2009. The dividend will be paid on February 19, 2010 to shareholders of record on January 29, 2010.

About B&B Air

B&B Air acquires and leases modern, high-demand and fuel-efficient commercial jet aircraft under multi-year operating lease contracts to a diverse group of airlines throughout the world. B&B Air is managed and serviced by Babcock & Brown Aircraft Management ("BBAM"), one of the world's leading aircraft leasing companies with more than 20 years of experience. For more information about B&B Air, visit our website at www.babcockbrownair.com.  

Caution Concerning Forward-Looking Statements

This press release includes certain "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995.  These forward-looking statements include, but are not limited to plans, objectives, expectations and intentions and other statements contained in this release that are not historical facts, as well as statements identified by words such as "expects," "anticipates," "intends," plans," "believes," "seeks," "estimates," or words of similar meaning.  These statements are based on current beliefs or expectations and are inherently subject to significant uncertainties and changes in circumstances, many of which are beyond B&B Air's control.  Actual results may differ materially from these expectations due to changes in global political, economic, business, competitive, market and regulatory factors.

Contact:

Matt Dallas

Investor Relations

Babcock & Brown Air

+ 1 212-796-3918

matt.dallas@babcockbrown.com

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