March 19, 2013
Turkish Airlines orders additional GE CF6 engines for Airbus A330 fleet
Turkish Airlines (THY) ordered additional GE CF6-80E1 engines to power its new two firm Airbus A330-300 aircraft, with options for an additional three A330 aircraft. The maintenance, repair and overhaul of these additional CF6-80E1 engines will be covered under THY’s a 12-year OnPoint solutions agreement, which was announced in November. The total value of the engines and OnPoint solutions agreement for the five CF6-powered A330s is more than $300m. This order follows an order in November 2012 for CF6-80E1 engines to power its fleet of 15 A330-300 aircraft.