GE Engine Services Receives Multi-Million Dollar Contract From Emery Worwide Airlines
EVENDALE, Ohio - Emery Worldwide Airlines has awarded to GE Engine Services, Inc. a multi-million dollar, five-year contract to overhaul and repair the CFM56-2 turbofan engines that power the McDonnell Douglas DC-8-71 and -73 aircraft in the Emery fleet.
The contract covers 97 engines, including spares, and all work will be performed at the GE Engine Services facility at Strother Field, near Arkansas City, Kansas.
Emery Worldwide Airlines is a subsidiary of Emery Worldwide, a $2.2-billion global air freight company that also provides ocean, logistics, customs brokerage, and expedited services to manufacturing, industrial, retail, and government customers. Based in Redwood City, California, Emery Worldwide is a subsidiary of CNF Transportation Inc., a $4.2-billion diversified transportation company based in Palo Alto, California.
GE Engine Services, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of General Electric Company and a division of GE Aircraft Engines, overhauls and repairs aircraft engines and aeroderivative engines for marine and industrial applications, as well as engine components and accessories. GE Engine Services, which is headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio, recently acquired Greenwich Air Services and UNC Incorporated and now operates facilities in Wales, Brazil, Scotland, and Singapore and at several locations in the United States.
CFM56-2 engines are produced by CFM International, a 50/50 joint company of Snecma of France and General Electric of the United States.