July 19, 2018
FARNBOROUGH, UK – Uganda National Airlines Company ordered four CF34-8B-powered Bombardier CRJ900 regional jets. The engine orders are valued at more than $50 million (USD) list price.
“GE Aviation is proud to be part of the revitalization of aviation in Uganda with Uganda National Airlines Company,” says Chaker Chahrour, vice president and general manager of Global Sales & Marketing at GE Aviation. “The CF34 engine has proven itself in the regional jet segment and set an outstanding standard for performance, reliability and durability.”
The CF34 engine family powers more than 12,000 daily passenger flights operating in 130 countries and 1,400 cities. That adds up to 4.4 million passenger flights and 140 million flight hours accumulated annually on Bombardier, Embraer and Comac aircraft.
GE Aviation, an operating unit of GE (NYSE: GE), is a world-leading provider of jet and turboprop engines, components, integrated digital, avionics, electrical power and mechanical systems for commercial, military, business and general aviation aircraft. GE Aviation has a global service network to support these offerings and is part of the world’s Digital Industrial Company with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive.