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GE Capital Services delivers 500th Boeing airplane

GE Capital Aviation Services and Boeing have announced the delivery of the 500th Boeing airplane to the lessor. The Next-Generation 737-800 will be leased to Kenya Airways and is the 401st 737 delivered to GECAS.  


November 24, 2015
By GE Capital Aviation Services

“This is a major milestone in our 20-year association with Boeing,” said Norm Liu, President and CEO, GECAS. “We are proud to take delivery of our 500th Boeing airplane. Boeing is a key business partner providing us with advanced, efficient and reliable airplanes that our airline customers need to be successful in today’s competitive marketplace.”

GECAS has ordered a total of 645 Boeing airplanes, recently adding the 787-10 and the 737 MAX to their order book. GECAS has taken delivery of a large portfolio of Boeing airplanes, including 57 777s, 30 767s, eight 747s and four 757s.

“We are honoured to celebrate the delivery of GECAS’ 500th Boeing airplane,” said Boeing Commercial Airplanes president and CEO Ray Conner. “Boeing values our 20-year relationship with GECAS and we look forward to continuing to be part of GECAS’ growth and strengthen our partnership for decades to come.”