GECAS inks A320 sale and leaseback deal with Spirit

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GE Capital Aviation Services (GECAS) signed a sale and leaseback transaction with Spirit Airlines for six new Airbus A320 aircraft.

According to the lessor, the first aircraft (MSN 5517) was delivered to Spirit in March and the remaining five units will deliver throughout 2013.

GECAS has three Airbus A319s and five A320s on lease with the carrier, according to Flightglobal's Ascend Online database.