JAL Orders CF34-powered EMBRAER E-Jets
EVENDALE, OH – JAL Group (JAL) ordered 15 CF34-powered EMBRAER E-Jets. Deliveries of the new aircraft will begin next year.
Maintenance, repair and overhaul services for the new CF34 engines will be provided through multi-year OnPointSM solution agreements. The engine order and OnPoint solution agreements are valued at more than $550 million (USD) over the life of the contract.
"JAL and GE have worked together for decades and welcomes this order for CF34-powered E-Jets," said Chaker Chahrour, vice president and general manager of Global Sales & Marketing at GE Aviation. "The CF34 engines are known for their outstanding performance and reliability that will serve JAL well as it expands its regional network."
GE has delivered more than 6,000 CF34 engines and has continuously invested in product enhancements since it entered service in 1992. Today, CF34 engines are in service with 150 operators in more than 60 countries. The engines have accumulated more than 100 million flight hours and 80 million cycles on Embraer E-Jet aircraft and Bombardier CRJ, with a 20 percent longer time on wing before its first shop visit and a 99.95% dispatch reliability that is unparalleled.
GE Aviation, an operating unit of GE (NYSE: GE), is a world-leading provider of jet, turboprop and turboshaft engines, components and integrated systems for commercial, military, business and general aviation aircraft. GE Aviation has a global service network to support these offerings.