India’s national carrier, Air India, signed an OnPointSM overhaul engine services agreement with GE Aviation for the time and material related to the maintenance, repair and overhaul of its 96 CFM56-5B* engines that power its Airbus A320 aircraft fleet.
“This agreement will ensure Air India receives a fully customized solution with quality OEM parts and component repair to keep its engines in excellent operating condition, maximizing time-on-wing and efficiency,” said Paul McElhinney, president and chief executive officer, GE Aviation Services. ”We are pleased to extend our excellent working relationship with Air India to include maintenance of its CFM56-5B engine fleet.”
OnPoint solutions are customized service agreements tailored to the operational and financial needs of each customer for size fleet. These agreements are designed to help lower the customers’ cost of ownership and maximize the use of their assets. Backed by GE’s global support network, OnPoint services include overhaul, on wing support, new and used serviceable parts, component repair, technology upgrades, engine leasing, integrated systems support and diagnostics and integrated systems.
Source: GE Aviation
Date: Jun 19, 2013