GECAS Finalizes Order for 10 Boeing 777-300ERs

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GE Capital Aviation Services (GECAS) has finalized an order for 10 Boeing 777-300ERs. The order is worth approximately $2.8 billion at list prices.

"This order adds to our existing portfolio of 777 aircraft," said Norman C. T. Liu, GECAS president and CEO. "A key part of our strategy is to expand our long-haul product offerings to satisfy customer demand."

The Boeing 777-300ER carries 365 passengers up to 7,930 nautical miles (14,685 km).

"The Boeing 777-300ER has generated extraordinary market preference and global popularity, endorsed by industry leaders such as GECAS," said Marlin Dailey, executive vice president of Sales & Marketing for Boeing Commercial Airplanes. "GECAS has played an important role in the success of the 777, giving Boeing valuable feedback about the airplane's performance and economics and demonstrating support for the 777's value proposition over the years."

In total, GECAS has ordered 53 777s, including 41 777-300ERs.

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