MAY 3RD, 2016
GE Capital Aviation Services Delivers Leased Boeing 737-800 to New Customer NewGen Airways
SHANNON, Ireland – May 3, 2016 – GE Capital Aviation Services (GECAS), the commercial aircraft leasing and financing arm of GE, today announced delivery of a leased Boeing 737-800 aircraft to its new Thai airline customer NewGen Airways to expand the carrier’s fleet.
A second leased 737-800 aircraft is also scheduled for delivery later this month. Both aircraft feature split scimitar winglets which reduce fuel burn by up to 2.3 percent on longer-haul routes compared to blended winglets.
NewGen Airways, based in Bangkok, currently operates scheduled and charter services to destinations in China with a fleet of six aircraft.