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GECAS and Boeing announce commitment for 100 737 aircraft

11-Jul-2012 8:38 AM

GE Capital Aviation Services (GECAS) announced (10-Jul-2012) a commitment to purchase 75 737 MAX 8s and 25 737-800s from Boeing. GECAS president and CEO Norman CT Liu said, “The 737 MAX is a perfect complement to our airplane portfolio." Boeing said it looks forward to working with GECAS to finalise the details of the agreement and the commitment builds on the momentum for the 737 MAX. CFM International stated the Boeing aircraft commitments will also include a USD1.9 billion order for LEAP-1B engines for 737 MAX aircraft and a USD500 million order for CFM56-7B engines for the 737-800s. [more - original PR - GECAS] [more - original PR - Boeing] [more - original PR - CFM International