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GA Telesis Announces the Second 737-800 Freighter Leased to Kenya Airways

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April 24, 2024 – Fort Lauderdale, FloridaGA Telesis, LLC (“GAT”) the pioneering leader in integrated aviation services, announces the second 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 on the successful delivery of a second freighter, a testament to our shared commitment to excellence in aviation,” said David Ellis, Senior Vice President and Head of the Asset Transaction Group. “This milestone not only strengthens our partnership with a premier air carrier in Africa, but also underscores our mutual dedication to meeting the evolving needs of the global industry,” he added.

About GA Telesis 

GA Telesis is the leading provider of integrated services in the commercial aviation industry. Through the GA Telesis Ecosystem™, the Company is distinctly positioned, across six continents, to leverage its resources to create innovative solutions for its customers. Consisting of global operations encompassing Component Solutions, Leasing/Financing, Logistics Solutions, and MRO Services business units for landing gear, component/composite, and turbine engine repair, as well as digital solutions, the GA Telesis Ecosystem™ provides an unparalleled resource to airlines. The Company’s core business is its mission to ensure “Customer Success,” built from a reputation for unsurpassed excellence and integrity.

For further information, please contact Rylan France rfrance@gatelesis.com.