AirAsia X has selected GE Aviation’s CF6-80E1 engines to power its order of 25 Airbus A330-300s, plus three options, in a deal worth $1.5 billion at list prices. The deal includes a multi-year OnPoint solution service agreement. AirAsia Group CEO Tony Fernandes said the engine order “will ensure AirAsia X maintains our competitive advantage as the world’s lowest unit cost airline operator, with industry-leading reliability performance. With this order, GE will become ...

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