SHANNON, Ireland -- GE Capital Aviation Services Limited (GECAS), the commercial aircraft leasing arm of GE, today announced it signed a contract to lease three new Boeing 737-800 aircraft to new customer Air India Express. Deliveries of the aircraft are scheduled for 2016 and are part of GECAS' existing order book with Boeing.
Air India Express is the low-cost subsidiary of Air India and operates a fleet of 17 aircraft to some 30 destinations.
About GE Capital Aviation Services (GECAS)
GECAS is the U.S. and Irish commercial aircraft financing and leasing business of GE. It is the global leader in aircraft financing, offering the widest range of aircraft types from helicopters to wide and narrowbody jets, and financing options including operating leases and secured debt financing. With 40+ years of industry experience, GECAS currently leases more than 1,570 aircraft to over 235 customers in 75 countries and also provides productivity solutions including spare engine leasing, aviation consulting services, and spare parts financing and management. A unit of GE Capital, GECAS stays close to its customers with offices in 24 cities around the world. (www.GECAS.com)
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