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Shanghai, China, 2011/01/28 - GE Capital Aviation Services Limited (GECAS), the commercial aircraft leasing and financing arm of GE, announced delivery of two new Boeing 737-86N aircraft to Shanghai Airlines Company. NYSE: GE
Last year, China Eastern Airlines and Shanghai announced plans to merge, with Shanghai operating as a wholly-owned subsidiary. GECAS leases a total of 32 aircraft to both carriers.
The delivery comes from GECAS’ existing order book with Boeing.
About GE Capital Aviation Services (GECAS)
GECAS, the U.S. and Irish commercial aircraft financing and leasing business of GE, has a fleet of over 1,800 owned and managed aircraft with approximately 245 airlines in over 75 countries. GECAS offers a wide range of aircraft types and financing options, including operating leases and secured debt financing, and also provides productivity solutions including spare engine leasing, spare parts financing and management. GECAS, a unit of GE Capital, has offices in 25 cities around the world.
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