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GECAS orders 10 737-800 Boeing Converted Freighters, adds 15 options

GE Capital Aviation Services (GECAS) signed an agreement with Boeing [NYSE: BA] at the Paris Air Show exercising 10 purchase rights to firm orders and adding 15 more purchase rights for the 737-800 Boeing Converted Freighter (BCF). “Our leasing customers are very pleased with the versatility and reliability of these freighters,” said Richard Greener, SVP […]

La Compagnie’s first A321neo makes inaugural transatlantic flight

The first single-aisle A321neo destined for La Compagnie, an exclusively business-class French airline operating scheduled transatlantic flights, will commence transatlantic services on 6 June from Paris Orly Airport to Newark Liberty International Airport. On lease from GECAS, La Compagnie’s A321neo is powered by CFM International LEAP 1A new generation engines and features a business class […]

Volga-Dnepr Airlines operates first charter flight for GECAS

Volga-Dnepr Airlines, the leading cargo carrier in the transportation of oversized and super heavy cargoes, has delivered two GE-90 aero engines and accompanying aerospace equipment for GECAS, a world leader in aviation leasing and financing. The payload onboard Volga-Dnepr’s An-124-100 freighter flight from Dallas, Texas, to London consisted of two GE-90 engines as well as […]

GECAS to lease Ethiopian Airlines two B737-800 freighters

Ethiopian Cargo and Logistics Services, a division of the Ethiopian Airlines Group, committed to lease the first two Boeing 737-800 freighters (737-800SF) converted by Aeronautical Engineers from GECAS with the first delivery expected in June of 2018, followed by a second in January of 2019. “We are excited to take delivery of these first-ever AEI-converted […]

GECAS’ Cargo Aircraft Group Signs Purchase-and-Leaseback Deal with Korean Air for Five New Boeing 777Fs

GE Capital Aviation Services Limited (GECAS), the commercial aircraft leasing arm of GE, today announced it signed a purchase-and-leaseback transaction with Korean Air Lines Co., Ltd. for five new Boeing 777F freighters powered by GE90 engines as part of the carrier’s fleet renewal program. Deliveries of the aircraft are scheduled in late 2016 and 2017. […]