GE Aviation Implements Nationwide RNP in Malaysia with AirAsia

Under the agreement, GE will design, deploy, validate and maintain a network of precise RNP procedures to utilize the performance characteristics of AirAsia's A320 fleet.


AirAsia, the leading and largest low-cost carrier in Asia, services the most extensive network with 150 routes. Within 10 years of operations, AirAsia has carried over 140 million guests and grown its fleet from just two aircraft to approximately 114. The airline today is proud to be a truly ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) airline with established operations based in Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand and Philippines servicing a network stretching across all ASEAN countries, China, India, Sri Lanka and Australia. This is further complemented by AirAsia X, its low-cost long-haul affiliate carrier that currently flies to destinations in China, Australia, Taiwan¸ Iran, Korea and Japan. AirAsia was named the World's Best Low Cost Airline in the annual World Airline Survey by Skytrax for four consecutive years (2009, 2010, 2011, 2012).

GE develops and implements technologies that provide significant economic and environmental benefits to airlines, airports and the communities they serve. With high-resolution geospatial earth imagery, PBN design and deployment and flight management systems, GE is building the foundation of air traffic management modernization. GE Aviation provides the technologies to enhance overall flight operations, fuel efficiency, flight planning, navigation and scheduling. GE's RNP Services and flight management system optimized descent are both ecomagination products.

GE Aviation, an operating unit of GE (NYSE: GE), is a world-leading provider of jet engines, components and integrated systems for commercial and military aircraft. GE Aviation has a global service network to support these offerings. For more information, visit us at  www.ge.com/aviation.

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