September 19, 2012
GECAS delivers first of eight leased ATR72-600s to Brazil’s Azul and Trip
GE Capital Aviation Services (GECAS) has delivered a new leased ATR 72-600 aircraft to Azul Linhas Aéreas Brasileiras S/A as part of a purchase and leaseback transaction. The aircraft is the first of five new ATR72-600s GECAS will lease to Azul to expand the airline’s fleet. These aircraft come from Azul’s existing orderbook with ATR. The remaining four deliveries are scheduled through April 2013. Further, GECAS is leasing three aircraft from GECAS’ existing orderbook with ATR to Trip.