Landmark Aviation announces aircraft upgrade financing through GE Capital Solutions

NBAA, Orlando, — Landmark Aviation today announced that it is helping to make the cost of upgrading aircraft affordable for owners by providing access to long–term financing through GE Capital Solutions, Corporate Aircraft.

“Landmark Aviation is pleased to work with GE Capital Solutions, Corporate Aircraft to offer aircraft owners access to quick and easy financing terms,” said Shawn Vick, Landmark Aviation President. “Corporate Aircraft offers competitive financing and is ready to work with aircraft owners to ensure upgrades can be completed.”

“We look at your financing needs from every angle — assessing the total picture.” said Dave Labrozzi, President, Corporate Aircraft. “At GE, we have the flexibility and global resources to customize corporate aircraft financing packages to meet your business and aviation needs.”

GE Capital Solutions, Corporate Aircraft provides innovative and flexible financing solutions for almost any aircraft acquisition — including lease, loan, sale-leaseback and refinancing transactions — to worldwide operators and resellers of cabin turbine-powered aircraft of all sizes.

Landmark Aviation, formerly known as Garrett/Piedmont Hawthorne/Associated, is one of North America´s largest providers of comprehensive services for the business aviation industry. Serving 43 locations in North America, the company offers a full range of fixed base operations; maintenance, repair and overhaul; aircraft charter, sales and management; and large aircraft completions. Landmark Aviation is headquartered in Tempe, Ariz. Landmark Aviation is a portfolio company of The Carlyle Group.

About GE Capital Solutions, Corporate Aircraft
With more than $25 billion of corporate aviation underwriting experience worldwide, GE Capital Solutions, Corporate Aircraft is an industry leader in the leasing and loan financing of corporate aircraft and helicopters. For more information, visit the business Web site at (Please note that the business is a separate unit from GE Commercial Aviation Services (GECAS) and GE Transportation, Aircraft Engines.)

GE Capital Solutions provides leasing, lending, and capital investment products and services to help business customers grow. It has more than $90 billion in assets, serves more than a million clients around the world, and is headquartered in Danbury, Connecticut, USA. For more on GE Capital Solutions, go to

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