Turkish Airlines orders GE90-Powered Boeing 777-300ER Aircraft
Turkish Airlines has ordered 15 GE90-115B-powered Boeing 777-300ER aircraft with options for five additional aircraft. Delivery will begin in 2014.
The airline has also signed a long-term OnPointSM solutions agreement for the maintenance, repair and overhaul of its new GE90-115B engines.
The total engine order and OnPoint solution agreement is valued at more than $1.4 billion (USD).
Temel Kotil, Turkish Airlines' CEO said: "The GE90 engine has a strong reputation for outstanding performance and reliability, and this reputation helped us select the engine-aircraft combination as we look to expand our fleet.”
“The GE90-115B engine has continued to set new standards for performance, reliability and durability,” said Muhammad Al-Lamadani, senior executive for European sales at GE Aviation. “We are pleased to announce the GE fleet at THY and continue growing our cooperation and support.”