AirAsia X orders GE CF6-80E1 engines for its Airbus A330s.

New York (AirGuideBusiness - Business & Industry Features) Mon, Apr 28, 2014 - AirAsia X, the long-haul arm of Malaysian budget carrier AirAsia, has signed a USD$1.5 billion deal with GE Aviation for the supply of engines for up to 28 new aircraft. GE Aviation will supply CF6-80E1 engines for the airline's order of 25 A330-300 aircraft from Airbus, AirAsia X said in a statement on Monday. Malaysia's Prime Minister Najib Razak, US President Barack Obama and AirAsia chief executive Tony Fernandes were present at the signing ceremony for the deal.


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