Friday, November 16, 2012
Hainan Airlines Selects GEnx Engines for 787s
Chinese carrier Hainan Airlines has selected GE Aviation GEnx-1B engines to power its two additional Boeing 787 Dreamliners.
Hainan also expanded its long-term service agreement with GE to cover the additional engines, bringing total fleet of 787s powered by GEnx engines to 10.
"Hainan Airlines is committed to energy conservation and emissions reduction and the introduction of new equipment and new technology is an important way. We aim to be a green company," said Yu Wenyong, vice president of Hainan Airlines. "The technical features of the GEnx engine – improved fuel efficiency and reduced emissions will greatly help us achieve our goal."
The airline has not announced an entry into service date for its newest 787s. More