Dubai Air Show: Emirates Orders 202 GE9X Engines

Dubai Air Show: Emirates Orders 202 GE9X Engines
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Following it’s blockbuster order for more Boeing 777X aircraft, GE Aerospace has announced an order for 202 GE9X engines from Emirates at the Dubai Air Show.

This major order from Boeing by the airline was split into the following:

  • 55 777-9Xs from 2025.
  • 35 777-8Xs from 2030.
  • 15 787-10s.
  • 20 787-8s.

Without further ado, let’s get into it…

Dubai Air Show: Emirates Orders 202 GE9X Engines…

Dubai Air Show: Emirates Orders 202 GE9X Engines
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The order for 202 GE9X engines means that Emirates has 460 engines on order for the Boeing 777X.

Commenting on the deal was HH Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman and Chief Executive, Emirates Airline and Group:

“Emirates has a long and strong working partnership with GE, and we are pleased to extend this relationship with additional orders of the GE-9X to power our expanded Boeing 777X fleet.”

“Today’s deal also involves many other related services over the life-span of the aircraft, which ensures the Emirates fleet remains one of the most modern and efficient in the sky.”

“It is a long-term commitment and investment that generates and sustains jobs throughout the aviation supply chain.”

Adding to this was Larry Culp, the Chairman and CEO of GE and the CEO of GE Aerospace:

“GE Aerospace is excited to be ramping up to introduce the power and efficiency of the GE9X for Emirates’ Boeing 777X fleet”.

“Today’s order builds upon decades of partnership with this future-focused airline, including our multi-faceted collaboration across engines with the GE90 and GP7200 [i], engineering and maintenance with the Emirates Engineering & Maintenance Centre, and sustainability and entrepreneurship initiatives.”

With delays on deliveries expected until 2025, all eyes will be on Emirates’ relationship with the Boeing 777X for years to come.

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