GECAS and flydubai reached a sale-and-leaseback agreement covering four 737-800s scheduled for delivery in the second half of this year (two this month, one in October and one in December). Aircraft are worth $320 million. Flydubai CEO Ghaith Al Ghaith said the financing is the first secured by the startup from outside the UAE. The airline expects to operate six aircraft to "around" 14 destinations by year end. Flydubai ordered 50 -800s at last year's Farnborough Airshow (ATWOnline, July 15, ...

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