EVA Air Orders GE Engines For 777s And 787s

Taiwanese carrier EVA Air has selected GE Aviation's GEnx-1B engine to power 24 of its 787 aircraft and ordered an additional two GE90-115B for its 777-300ER order.

Taiwanese carrier EVA Air has selected GE Aviation's GEnx-1B engine to power 24 of its 787 aircraft and ordered an additional two GE90-115B for its 777-300ER order.

The 777s are expected for delivery in 2017 while the 787 aircraft will begin delivery in 2018.

Along with the new engines, EVA Air has also signed a 12-year OnPointSM solution agreement for the MRO of its GEnx-1B and GE90-115B engine fleet.

The new engines and OnPoint solution agreements are valued at more than $2bn at list prices.

EVA Air president Austin Cheng said: “We believe the future of the airline industry will be built on fuel efficiency and cabin comfort.

The new Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner’s high fuel efficiency and long-range flying capabilities meet these requirements and our operational needs.”

TAGS: Asia Pacific
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