GE Engine Services Awarded Maintenance Contract From LAN Airlines
EVENDALE, OHIO -- LAN Airlines, one of the leading airlines in Latin America, has awarded GE Engine Services a five-year engine maintenance contract for the CF6-80C2 engines that power part of its Boeing 767-300 fleet.
"We are extremely excited about servicing LAN Airlines' fleet of CF6-80C2 engines," said Dan Heintzelman, president and CEO of GE Engine Services. "We are currently performing engine maintenance work for their CFM56-5C-powered Airbus A340 aircraft. This new agreement will enable us to extend our quality service offerings to additional aircraft in LAN Airlines' fleet. "
The LAN service alliance participants of LAN AIRLINES (NYSE: LFL), LAN PERU, LAN ECUADOR and LAN DOMINICANA offer a united spirit of reliability and charm that provides passengers the highest level of service and safety with the complete travel experience throughout the skies of the Americas.
The LAN alliance's vast route network reaches a large number of destinations throughout the world, including the Americas, Europe and the South Pacific.
The CF6 engine family has distinguished itself for reliability while accumulating more flight-hours than any other high-bypass engine family, powering more than 10 models of wide-body aircraft. GE's CF6-80C2 engine alone has accumulated more than 100 million flight-hours since entering service in 1985.
GE Engine Services, part of GE Transportation - Aircraft Engines, a division of GE Transportation of General Electric Company (NYSE: GE), is a global provider of maintenance and support services for operators of GE engines. In addition to overhaul and repair, GE Engine Services provides solutions to customers' maintenance needs, including component repair, on wing support, and spare parts. GE Engine Services also maintains engine accessories and key aircraft accessories, provides remote diagnostics monitoring of aircraft in flight, and offers a full range of engine leasing plans.