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Boeing delivers first 777 to PAL

written by australianaviation.com.au | November 19, 2009

777-300ER GEF_PAL #826-WD986Philippine Airlines took delivery of its first Boeing 777-300ER on November 18, with the new aircraft leased from GE Capital Aviation Services (GECAS).

The delivery flight of the 777 was loaded with supplies from a number of US non-government organisations and Boeing to assist with relief efforts for residents devastated by floods in the Philippines as a result of Typhoon Ketsana.

PAL will lease another 777, while it also has four others ordered directly from Boeing.

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