GE Capital Aviation Services (GECAS), the commercial aircraft leasing and financing arm of GE, has announced delivery of three new leased Airbus A320 aircraft to new customer Qingdao Airlines to expand the start-up carrier’s fleet.The aircraft are part of GECAS’ existing order book with Airbus.
Qingdao Airlines started domestic operations in 2014 and currently operates a fleet of six aircraft.
GE Capital Aviation Services (GECAS) is an aviation leasing and financing company. With over 45 years of experience, GECAS offers a wide range of aircraft types including narrow-bodies, wide-bodies, regional jets, turboprops, freighters and helicopters, plus multiple financing products and services including operating leases, purchase/leasebacks, secured debt financing, capital markets, engine leasing, airframe parts management and airport/airline consulting. GECAS owns or services a fleet of over 2,150 aircraft (~1,840 fixed wing/ ~310 rotary wing) in operation or on order, plus provides loans collateralized on an additional ~400 aircraft. GECAS serves over 270 customers in 80 countries from a network of 26 offices.