Boeing gets $8.25 bn order from GE

New York: Boeing won a contract to supply 75 single-aisle 737 Max 8 planes to General Electric’s airplane leasing arm worth $8.25 billion at current listed prices, the companies announced.
The order, booked in December, increases GE Capital Aviation Services’ backlog of the popular Boeing model to 170 planes.
Boeing said its 737 Max model has had a total of 3,419 orders, making it the aerospace giant’s fastest-selling plane in history.
GECAS has a fleet of more than 1,950 aircraft and has customers in more than 74 countries. It also works in aviation financing. — AFP