August 26, 2013
GECAS completes delivery of eight new ATR72-600s to Azul
GE Capital Aviation Services Limited (GECAS) announced it delivered an eighth new ATR72-600 to Brazil’s Azul Linhas Aéreas Brasileiras S/A. This leased aircraft came from GECAS’ existing order book with ATR. Three of the new ATRs leased to Azul came from GECAS’ order book. Five of the ATRs came from Azul’s order book with the manufacturer and were part of a purchase-and-leaseback transaction with GECAS. Azul operates a fleet of some 118 aircraft to more than 103 destinations.