GE Aviation and CFM International, its partner company with Snecma (Safran), secured and finalised several engine orders and long-term contracts valued at more than $17 billion with the region’s leading carriers, at the Dubai Airshow.
GE Aviation, an operating unit of General Electric Company, said it has won engine orders worth more than $430 million from two of the major Gulf carriers - Qatar Airways and Kuwait-based Jazeera Airways.
Qatar Airways has ordered six GE90
GE Aviation, a leading provider of jet and turboprop engines, components and integrated systems, said it has witnessed a tremendous growth in its Business & General Aviation unit.
“It’s an exciting time for the Business & General A
Dubai Aerospace Enterprise (DAE) has selected CFM56-5B engines to power 20 new Airbus A320 family aircraft, in an order valued at $270 million at list price.
DAE is scheduled to begin taking delivery in early 2011. These 20 aircraft are pa
Abu Dhabi-based Etihad Airways, the UAE’s national carrier, has announced aircraft engine orders worth $14 billion, the largest engine order in commercial aviation history, at the Paris Air Show.
Etihad has chosen GE Aviation, Rolls-Royce,
Saudi Arabian Airlines, the national carrier of Saudi Arabia, and GE Aviation have reached a cooperative agreement to support the airline’s ambitious plan to launch overhaul services on GE90, CF6 and CF34 engines.
Under the agreement, GE