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Emirates Selects Engine Alliance GP7200s Engines for Recent A380 Order

Travel News Asia Latest Travel News Podcasts Videos Tuesday, 20 July 2010

Emirates has selected the Engine Alliance GP7200 engines to power its 32 Airbus A380 aircraft ordered last month.

The deal includes a Fleet Management Agreement for the maintenance, overhaul and repair of the engines. The total value of the agreement, including spare engines, is approximately US$4.8 billion over the life of the contract.

The agreement was signed during a ceremony at the Farnborough Air Show by His Highness (H.H.) Sheikh Ahmed Bin Saeed Al-Maktoum, Chairman and Chief Executive, Emirates Airline and Group and Mary Ellen Jones, President of the Engine Alliance.

GP7200 engines are powering the 11 A380 aircraft currently operating in our fleet and the results have been very positive, stated His Highness Sheikh Ahmed Bin Saeed Al-Maktoum, Chairman and Chief Executive, Emirates Airline and Group. The engine's fuel efficiency, reliability and low noise output were decisive factors in our selection of the product for our additional 32 A380s.

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