AirAsia X has selected GE Aviation’s CF6-80E1 engines to power its order of 25 Airbus A330-300s, plus three options, in a deal worth $1.5 billion at list prices. The deal includes a multi-year OnPoint solution service agreement. AirAsia Group CEO Tony Fernandes said the engine order “will ensure AirAsia X maintains our competitive advantage as the world’s lowest unit cost airline operator, with industry-leading reliability performance. With this order, GE will become AirAsia X’s second core engine supplier. Our fleet size has reached sufficient scale to support two engine types, with sufficient spare engine coverage, specialist engineers and technicians, and

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