GE Capital Aviation Services Limited, the commercial aircraft leasing and financing arm of GE, today announced delivery of four new leased Boeing 737-800 aircraft to VRG Linhas Aéreas S. A. to expand its fleet.
The aircraft were part of a purchase-and-leaseback transaction between the airline and GECAS. The first aircraft delivered in December 2012; two delivered in 2013; and the final delivered late last month.
VRG Linhas Aéreas, the parent company of Gol, is the second largest carrier in Brazil, operating a fleet of 140 aircraft to some 70 destinations.
About GE Capital Aviation Services (GECAS)
GECAS (GECAS.com), the U.S. and Irish commercial aircraft financing and leasing business of GE, has a fleet of over 1,620 owned and serviced aircraft with over 230 airlines. With 40+ years of industry experience, GECAS is recognized as the pre-eminent airline leasing company in the world, offering a wide range of aircraft types and financing options, including operating leases and secured debt financing. GECAS also provides an ever expanding array of productivity solutions including spare engine leasing, airport and airline consulting services, and spare parts financing and management. GECAS, a unit of GE Capital, has offices in 23 cities around the world, and services customers in 74 countries.
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