GE Capital Aviation Services takes delivery of 500th airplane

Boeing (NYSE: BA) said it has announced the delivery of the 500th Boeing airplane to GE Capital Aviation Services (GECAS).

The Next-Generation 737-800 will be leased to Kenya Airways and is the 401st 737 delivered to the leasing company.

GECAS has ordered a total of 645 Boeing airplanes, recently adding the 787-10 and the 737 MAX to their order book. GECAS has taken delivery of a large portfolio of Boeing airplanes, including 57 777s, 30 767s, eight 747s and four 757s.

GE Capital Aviation Services is a world leader in aviation leasing and financing. With over 45 years of experience, it 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.