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Ethiopian Airlines signs new deal with GE

Ethiopian Airlines signs new deal with GE

Ethiopian Airlines has signed a ten-year OnPoint solution agreement with GE for maintenance, repair and overhaul of its GE90 engines.

Under this agreement, GE will maintain the GE90 engines that power Ethiopian’s 16 B777 aircraft, which include six B777-200LR, six B777-F, and four B777-300ER.

Ethiopian Airlines chief executive Tewolde GebreMariam said: “We are pleased to have reached an agreement on the maintenance of our GE90 engines.

“The OnPoint solution agreement will help us in optimizing our maintenance cost and assists in maintaining a higher Dispatch Reliability of the B777 fleet.

“Our MRO has also developed the full capability to overhaul CFM56-3/-7B engines (powering B737 Classic and Next Generation airplanes) with the assistance and support of GE Aviation.

“This OnPoint solution agreement will further build our growing relationship with our long-time partner GE Aviation.”

Ethiopian Airlines operates the youngest and most modern fleet to more than 76 international destinations across six continents.

Ethiopian Airlines’ fleet includes ultra-modern and environmentally friendly aircraft such as the Boeing 787, 777-200LR, 777-300ER, 777-F and Bombardier Q-400 with double cabin.