December 8, 2008 -- EVENDALE, OHIO -- Azerbaijan Airlines has selected GE's CF6-80C2 engines to power its two new Boeing 767-300ER aircraft. The engine order is valued at $40 million list price. Delivery will begin in 2010.
Based in Baku, Azerbaijan Airlines operates CFM56-5* engines for its Airbus A320 fleet and has four CFM56-7B-powered Boeing 737-900 and two GEnx-powered Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft on order.
Jahangir Askerov, President of Azerbaijan Airlines, said: "We are once again demonstrating our confidence in GE Aviation's products by selecting the CF6-80C2 engines to power our latest B767-300ER orders. We look forward to benefitting from the engines' superior performance and GE's in-service support as our fleet growth continues."
"This order demonstrates Azerbaijan Airlines continuing commitment to GE's and CFM's technologically advanced products," says Muhammad Al-Lamadani, GE Aviation pole general manager for the Middle East, Eastern Europe and Commonwealth of Independent States (former Soviet Union).
Source: Azerbaijan Airlines Selects GE's CF6 Engines to Power its Boeing 767 Aircraft
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