Turkish Airlines firms up Boeing 777 order
Ankara, November 20, 2013
Turkish Airlines (THY) has firmed options for five additional GE90-115B-powered Boeing 777-300ER aircraft, a statement said.
The airline has also signed a 15-year OnPoint solution agreement for the maintenance, repair and overhaul of its new GE90-115B engines on 20 Boeing 777-300ER fleet and extended an existing OnPoint solution agreement by five additional years for its GE90-115B engines that power 12 Boeing 777 aircraft.
The total engine list price and OnPoint solution agreement are valued at more than $2 billion.
Temel Kotil, Turkish Airlines' chief executive officer, said: “The GE90 engines that Turkish Airlines currently operates have provided us with outstanding performance, durability and reliability. We look forward to expanding our GE90 engine fleet with these exceptional engines.”
“With this order, THY will have a total of 32-GE90-powered Boeing 777s, and we are pleased to play a key role in the airline’s fleet growth plans,” said Muhammad Al-Lamadani, senior executive for European sales at GE Aviation. – TradeArabia News Service