S7 Airlines Signs GE TrueChoice Agreement for CF34 Engines
LE BOURGET, FRANCE -- S7 Airlines and GE announce the signing of a seven-year TrueChoiceTM Flight Hour service agreement to cover the airline's fleet of CF34-8E engines that power its 17 Embraer E170 aircraft. The TrueChoice Flight Hour agreement covers the maintenance, repair and overhaul of the engines and is valued at more than $85 million over the life of the agreement.
"The CF34-8E-powered E170 aircraft helped launch S7 Airline into the regional aviation segment," said Vladimir Obyedkov, S7 Airlines chief executive officer. "With the GE TrueChoice flight Hour agreement, our CF34-8E engines will be maintained to OEM standards for optimal performance and the highest level of reliability."
"S7 Airlines operates one of the most modern fleet of aircraft in Russia," said Jean Lydon-Rodgers, president and chief executive officer of GE Aviation's Services organization. "We look forward to providing outstanding maintenance, repair and overhaul services to the airline's CF34-8E engines to keep them flying."
The TrueChoice suite of engine maintenance offerings incorporates an array of GE capabilities and customization across an engine's lifecycle. Each TrueChoice offering is underpinned by GE Aviation's data and analytic capabilities and experience to help reduce maintenance burden and service disruptions for customers.
About S7 Airlines
S7 Airlines is a successful growing Russian airline with a modern fleet of Boeing, Airbus and Embraer aircraft. The airline offers flights to all the countries of the Commonwealth of Independent States, Europe, Near East, Southeast Asia and the Asian Pacific region and is a member of the oneworld global aviation alliance, the world's leader in passenger customer service. Oneworld airlines have hubs on all continents and fly to 150 countries. For more information, visit www.s7.ru.
About GE Aviation
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.
TMTrueChoice is a trademark of General Electric Company.