China Eastern Opts For OEM Engine Support

China Eastern Airlines has agreed a 12-year MRO contract for 10 V2500 engines powering its A320 aircraft.

China Eastern Airlines has agreed a 12-year MRO contract for 10 V2500 engines powering its A320 aircraft.

The deal was signed with engine maker International Aero Engines a joint venture between Pratt & Whitney, Japanese Aero Engines and MTU Aero Engines.

Feng Liang, vice-president of China Eastern Airlines, said that rate-per-flight-hour maintenance contract would ensure the engines “run longer at peak performance between shop visits”.

The contract follows previous agreements between the carrier and Pratt & Whitney’s Shanghai Engine Center.

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