April 28, 2014
AirAsia X and GE sign MOU for CF6 engines for Airbus A330 fleet
AirAsia X, the long haul, low fare airline affiliate of the AirAsia Group and GE Aviation have signed a Memorandum of Understanding for the selection of CF6-80E1 engines to power AirAsia X’s 25 new firm Airbus A330-300 aircraft, with options for an additional three A330 aircraft. These engines will be covered by a multi-year OnPoint solution service agreement for engine maintenance, repair and overhaul. The list price for the engines and the service agreement is valued at more than US$1.5bn over the life of the agreement.