Arkia Israeli Airlines signs 12-year TrueChoice Flight Hour agreement with GE Aviation

Eleanor Steed
By Eleanor Steed July 16, 2018 16:38

Arkia Israeli Airlines signs 12-year TrueChoice Flight Hour agreement with GE Aviation

Arkia Israeli Airlines has signed a 12-year TrueChoice Flight Hour agreement with GE Aviation for the maintenance, repair and overhaul of its CF34-10E engines that power its three Embraer E190 aircraft. This deal is valued at more than $75 million over the life of the agreement.

“The TrueChoice agreement is part of our fleet growth and change from turboprops to Embraer jets,” said Nir Dagan, President and Chief Executive Officer, Arkia Israeli Airlines. “It will support Arkia’s massive route structure expansion.”

“The TrueChoice Flight Hour agreement with Arkia Israeli Airlines will ensure the airlines’ CF34-10E engines are maintained to OEM standards with a detailed workscope and highest quality material for outstanding performance and time on wing,” says Jean Lydon-Rodgers, president and chief executive officer of GE Aviation Services.

Eleanor Steed
By Eleanor Steed July 16, 2018 16:38