GE Capital Delivers First Leased Boeing 777-300ER to EVA Air
8 August 2016
GE Capital Aviation Services Limited (GECAS), the commercial aircraft leasing arm of GE, announced it delivered the first of six leased Boeing 777-300ER aircraft to EVA Air as part of the airline’s fleet renewal program.
The aircraft was part of GECAS’ existing order book with Boeing. The five additional leased 777s are scheduled for delivery to EVA in 2016 and 2017.
EVA Air, a Star Alliance member, was established in 1989 as Taiwan's first privately owned international airline. It is part of the Evergreen Group and a sister company to global container-shipping leader Evergreen Line. It flies a fleet of over 70 Boeing and Airbus aircraft to more than 60 international destinations throughout Asia, Oceania, Europe and North America.
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 narrowbodies, widebodies, 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 1,950 aircraft (~1,700 fixedwing/ ~250 rotary wing) in operation or on order, plus provides loans collateralized on an additional ~400 aircraft. GECAS serves ~ 270 customers in over 75 countries from a network of 25 offices.
Source: GE Capital