Air France Industries, the MRO arm of Air France, and Engine Alliance, the GE-P&W joint venture producing the GP7000 for the A380, signed an Industrial Cooperation Agreement under which AFI will open an MRO center in Paris for the engine. The AFI facility "will work as a part of the Engine Alliance MRO network," according to a statement from GE. AF, which chose the GP7000 to power its A380s, will start with partial GP7000 service capability next year when the engine enters service and ...

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