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Boeing launches 737 MAX 10

Boeing has officially launched the 737 MAX 10 as the newest member of the 737 MAX family at the 2017 Paris Air Show. Boeing claims that the 737 MAX 10 will have the lowest seat-mile cost of any single-aisle airplane produced so far. Design changes for the MAX 10 include a fuselage stretch of 66 […]

GECAS and Travel Service order more Boeing 737 MAX 8s

GE Capital Aviation Services (GECAS), the commercial aircraft leasing and financing arm of General Electric, has signed a contract for 75 Boeing 737 MAX 8 airplanes. The order was already booked in December. It is a follow-on order, which increases the GECAS firm order book for the 737 MAX to 170 airplanes, the largest of […]

Korean leases 777Fs from GECAS

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

Boeing launches 737-800BCF

Boeing has officially launched the Next Generation Boeing 737-800 Boeing Converted Freighter (BCF) today, 24 February 2016. The aircraft manufacturer has orders and commitments for up to 55 conversions from seven customers. While the recovery of the global cargo market has been slow, Boeing sees demand for freighters like the 737-800BCF, for carrying express cargo […]

Virgin America leases A321neos

Virgin America has signed for the acquisition of ten Airbus A321neo aircraft from lessor GE Capital Aviation Services (GECAS). Deliveries are slated to begin in the first quarter of 2017 and will continue through the third quarter of 2018. The aircraft will be powered by CFM International LEAP-1A engines. Virgin America currently operates a fleet […]

GECAS launches 737-800SF

The GECAS Cargo Aircraft Group has become the launch customer for the Boeing 737-800SF (Special Freighter), the passenger-to-freighter conversion programme for the Next Generation 737-800. GECAS – GE Capital Aviation Services, the aircraft leasing and financing arm of General Electric – plans to convert up to 20 of its Boeing 737-800NG passenger aircraft to freighters. […]

GECAS orders 60 more A320neos

GE Capital Aviation Services (GECAS) has announced at the Paris Air Show that it has ordered 60 Airbus A320neo aircraft. GECAS is the aviation leasing and financing arm of General Electric, so it is no surprise that the ordered aircraft will be fitted with CFM LEAP-X turbofans. (CFM is a joint venture between General Electric […]

Boeing delivers first 737-800 to Myanmar National Airlines

Boeing has delivered the first 737-800 to Myanmar National Airlines. The aircraft, featuring a new livery, is being leased from aircraft lessor GE Capital Aviation Services (GECAS). The aircraft is the first all-new Boeing airplane being delivered to any Myanmar-based airline. The aircraft is intended to expand the airline’s network to international markets. Myanmar National […]