PARIS: GECAS orders two 747-8Fs and eight 777-300ERs

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Aircraft lessor GE Capital Aviation Services (GECAS) has ordered two Boeing 747-8 Freighters, its first order for the type.

It has also ordered eight additional Boeing 777-300ERs.

The 747-8Fs, which are powered by GEnx-2B engines, will be delivered in 2014.

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GECAS chief executive Norman Liu said the lessor is "actively marketing" the freighters and has some "prospects" for placing them.

The 777-300ERs will be delivered between 2013 and 2015.