GE Aviation yesterday announced a deal with Afriqiyah Airways for CF6-80E1s to power three firm A330s and three options. Firm engine order is valued at more than $100 million and deliveries are slated to begin in May 2009. The CF6-80E1 incorporates technology from the Tech CF6 program. Tripoli-based Afriqiyah currently operates CFM56s on its A320 fleet.

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