Posted on: 19 July 2010 by Ross McSweeny
Boeing and GE Capital Aviation Services (GECAS) have announced an order by the lessor for 40 737-800s, valued at approximately $3 billion at list prices.
“We are pleased to announce this Boeing order and the further growth of our fleet,” remarked Norman Liu, president and CEO of GECAS. “Over the years, GECAS has successfully leased many 737s to airlines around the world.”
“Today’s announcement with GECAS reaffirms the Boeing Next-Generation 737 as a highly successful asset, both in operation with airlines as well as in the financial community,” commented Marlin Dailey, vice-president of sales for Boeing Commercial Airplanes. “GECAS has more than 300 Next-Generation 737s in its fleet with another 105 to be delivered to lessees, including [this] announcement.”