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Monday, June 17, 2013

Paris: GECAS Commits $2.9 Billion for 787-10X Purchase

Boeing received a commitment from GE Capital Aviation Services (GECAS) for 10 787-10X aircraft on the first day of the 2013 Paris Air Show. The agreement, once finalized, is worth $2.9 billion at current Boeing list prices.
The 787-10X is the largest variant of Boeing's 787 Dreamliner family, with planned capacity for up to 330 passengers and power from General Electric GE-nx engines.
"We have studied the capabilities Boeing is developing for the 787-10X and anticipate strong demand from our airline customers for this airplane," said GECAS President and CEO Norman C.T. Liu. 
According to Boeing, the finalization of the agreement and delivery schedule for the aircraft is subject to its 787-10X program launch. The company is currently working with airlines and leasing companies to finalize the design of the 787-10X. 
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