LE BOURGET, France — 19 June 2017 — GE Capital Aviation Services (GECAS), the commercial aircraft leasing and financing arm of General Electric [NYSE: GE] today announced an order for CFM International LEAP-1B engines to power 20 of the new 737 MAX 10 airplanes.

GECAS will convert 20 of its current MAX orders to the larger MAX 10, which was launched here at the Paris Air Show on Monday. The new airplane will offer more capacity and lower seat costs.