AerCap selects GEnx engines to power additional Boeing 787 Dreamliners

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By victoria@aviationnews-online.com February 6, 2018 11:12

AerCap selects GEnx engines to power additional Boeing 787 Dreamliners

AerCap selected the GEnx-1B engine to power its 15 Boeing 787 Dreamliners with the option to purchase 10 additional aircraft. The engine order is valued at more than $780 million (USD) list price and increases AerCap’s GEnx-powered 787 Dreamliner fleet to 49 firm aircraft.

Philip Scruggs, President and Chief Commercial Officer, AerCap, said, “We are pleased to provide our customers with the most modern, fuel efficient aeroplanes and engines in the world. We look forward to receiving further 787 Dreamliners powered by the GEnx-1B engine.”

“AerCap’s order for additional GEnx-1B engines reaffirms the engine’s status as the engine of choice on the Boeing 787 aircraft,” said Chaker Chahrour, vice president and general manager of Global Sales and Marketing for GE Aviation. “We take great pride in AerCap’s continued confidence in the engine line and look forward to further strengthening our relationship.”

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By victoria@aviationnews-online.com February 6, 2018 11:12