Air Canada selects GEnx and GE90-115B engines

Air Canada has selected GEnx engines to power its new Boeing 787 fleet, along with the GE90 which powers the 777-200LR and 777-300ER fleets. GEnx engines will power Air Canada’s new fleet of 14 firm Boeing 787 aircraft, along with options and purchase rights for a total of up to 60 787 aircraft. The list price value of the engines for the firm order of 787 aircraft is more than $400 million. Aircraft deliveries are scheduled to begin in 2010. GE90-115B engines will power 18 firm Boeing extended-range 777 aircraft with the purchase rights for an additional 18 777 aircraft. The 777 aircraft fleet will be a mix of 777-300ERs, 777-200LRs and the 777 Freighter. The list price value of the GE90 engines for the firm order of 777 aircraft is more than $900 million. Deliveries are scheduled to begin in 2007. The cost of engines is included in the manufacturer’s list price of aircraft.

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