GECAS leases 737 MAX8s to Jet Airways

GECAS has committed to lease 12 Boeing 737 MAX8s to Jet Airways (India) Limited with deliveries commencing from12 June 2018 and continuing into 2020, the company said.

Six of these MAX aircraft will be from GECAS´ skyline order while the other six are from sale and lease back transactions from Jet Airways´ order book. The new technology aircraft are fitted with CFM-LEAP-1B27 engines.

GE Capital Aviation Services (GECAS) is a world provider of aviation leasing and financing. With 50 years of aviation finance 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.

Jet Airways is India´s premier international airline which operates flights to 65 destinations, including India and overseas. Jet Airways´ robust domestic India network spans the length and breadth of the country covering metro cities, state capitals and emerging destinations. Beyond India, Jet Airways operates flights to key international destinations in South East Asia, South Asia, Middle East, Europe and North America.

The Jet Airways Group currently operates a fleet of 120 aircraft, comprising Boeing 777-300 ERs, Airbus A330-200 / 300, Next Generation Boeing 737s and ATR 72-500/600s.