GE Capital Delivers Boeing 737-800 to NewGen Airways
Press Release: GE announced delivery of a leased Boeing 737-800 aircraft to its new Thai airline customer NewGen Airways to expand the carrier’s fleet.
May 3, 2016 (Ireland)
GE Capital Aviation Services (GECAS), the commercial aircraft leasing and financing arm of GE, today announced delivery of a leased Boeing 737-800 aircraft to its new Thai airline customer NewGen Airways to expand the carrier’s fleet.
A second leased 737-800 aircraft is also scheduled for delivery later this month. Both aircraft feature split scimitar winglets which reduce fuel burn by up to 2.3 percent on longer-haul routes compared to blended winglets.
NewGen Airways, based in Bangkok, currently operates scheduled and charter services to destinations in China with a fleet of six aircraft.
About GE Capital Aviation Services (GECAS)
GE Capital Aviation Services (GECAS) is a world leader in aviation leasing and financing. With over 45 years of experience, GECAS offers a wide range of aircraft types including narrow-bodies, wide-bodies, regional jets, turboprops, freighters and helicopters, plus multiple financing products and services including operating leases, purchase/leasebacks, secured debt financing, capital markets, engine leasing, airframe parts management and airport/airline consulting. GECAS owns or services a fleet of over 2,000 aircraft (~1,784 fixed wing/ ~246 rotary wing) in operation or on order, plus provides loans collateralized on an additional ~380 aircraft. GECAS serves over 270 customers in 80 countries from a network of 26 offices. www.gecas.com
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