Boeing Seals 747-8, 777-300ER Deal with GECAS

 - August 4, 2011, 6:32 AM

Boeing and GE Capital Aviation Services (GECAS) have closed a firm order for two 747-8 Freighters and eight 777-300ERs worth a combined $2.9 billion at list prices, the Chicago-based manufacturer announced today.

The order marks the completion of an agreement originally announced during the Paris Air Show in June and the first time GECAS’s portfolio has included the 747-8 Freighter. Meanwhile, with the 777-300ER deal, GECAS has now placed orders for sixty-one 777s.