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GA Telesis Announces the First Delivery of Two 737-800 Freighters Leased to Kenya Airways

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GA Telesis Announces the First Delivery of

Two 737-800 Freighters Leased to Kenya Airways


February 20, 2024 – Fort Lauderdale, FloridaGA Telesis, LLC (“GAT”) the pioneering leader in integrated aviation services, announces the first of two deliveries of Boeing 737-800SF freighters to Kenya Airways. The aircraft is part of the GA Telesis owned fleet and was delivered to Kenya Airways as part of a two aircraft transaction.

GA Telesis’ Leasing, Investment, Financing & Trading (“LIFT”) Group continues its growth trajectory, acquiring high-quality assets, investing in maintenance, and placing them on long-term leases. These aircraft were acquired by GAT last year and were inducted for conversion as part of a long-term passenger to freighter strategy. These aircraft will further boost Kenya Airways’ growing cargo strategy and ensure sufficient capacity in and out of East Africa for years to come.

“We are very pleased to expand our relationship with Kenya Airways and add another strong operator in the African continent. This is Kenya’s first of two Boeing 737-800SF aircraft, and we look forward to supporting them as they continue to expand their fleet,” said David Ellis, Senior Vice President and Head of the Asset Transaction Group.

“Kenya Airways is excited to enter this partnership with GA Telesis. Through this relationship, we have been able to expand our cargo fleet and capacity and have the opportunity to serve our customers even better on the existing routes as well as new cargo destinations from the expanded range.” Said Dick Murianki, Cargo Director, Kenya Airways PLC.

About GA Telesis 

GA Telesis, a global leader in aerospace solutions, is renowned for its unmatched excellence in aftermarket services and lifecycle management. The GA Telesis Ecosystem™ is a vast global network spanning 54 locations in 30 countries on six continents. The company’s integrated solutions include parts and distribution services, logistics solutions, inventory management, leasing and financing, engine overhaul, and MRO services.

GA Telesis is committed to sustainability through innovative sustainability initiatives and advanced technologies, including digital transformation, and using advanced materials. The company’s aerospace systems and connected aircraft technologies drive efficiency and performance, while its MRO network and 24/7 AOG support provide unparalleled reliability.

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