SHANNON, Ireland, August 21, 2014 -- GE Capital Aviation Services Limited (GECAS), the commercial aircraft leasing arm of GE, today announced completion of a purchase-and-leaseback transaction with Philippine Airlines involving a new Airbus A330-300 aircraft.
Philippine Airlines, the flag carrier of the Philippines, operates a fleet of some 50 aircraft to more than 40 destinations.
GECAS, the U.S. and Irish commercial aircraft financing and leasing business of GE, has a fleet of over 1,600 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, aviation 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 75+ countries. (www.GECAS.com)
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