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Shannon, Ireland, 2014/06/24 - GE Capital Aviation Services Limited (GECAS), the commercial aircraft leasing arm of GE, won top honors for its employee training and development programs at the 2014 Irish Aviation Industry Awards - GECAS.com. NYSE: GE
Sponsored by the Irish Aviation Authority, the ceremony in Dublin recognized excellence in the aviation sector that employs some 26,000 people in Ireland. Eighteen winners were chosen from more than 120 entries submitted by over 70 companies.
GECAS was recognized for its employee training and development strategy, a key component of GECAS’ industry leadership. The award highlightd GECAS’ comprehensive program for people development and talent retention, its innovative training programs, and undergraduate partnerships to bring new employees into the business.
“One of the factors that sets GECAS apart from other leasing companies is our people,” said Sean Flannery, general manager of GECAS Limited in Ireland. “Given the competiton in the leasing sector in Ireland, this award recognizes what we do to help make our employees the industry’s best.”
About GE Capital Aviation Services (GECAS)
GECAS (GECAS.com), the U.S. and Irish commercial aircraft financing and leasing business of GE, has a fleet of over 1,600 owned and serviced aircraft with over 230 airlines. With 40+ years of industry experience, GECAS is recognized as the pre-eminent airline leasing company in the world, offering a wide range of aircraft types and financing options, including operating leases and secured debt financing. GECAS also provides an ever expanding array of productivity solutions including spare engine leasing, aviation consulting services, and spare parts financing and management. GECAS, a unit of GE Capital, has offices in 23 cities around the world, and services customers in 75+ countries.
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