EVENDALE, OHIO – July 17, 2012 – GE Aviation has upgraded repair warranties for CF6-80C, CF6-80E and CFM International CFM56* engine parts. Warranty hours for GE repaired CF6-80C/80E engine parts have tripled to 6,000 hours and CFM56 warranties have doubled to 4,000 hours.
“The enhanced warranty program demonstrates GE’s commitment to lead the engine services market in meeting the cost and technology needs of our customers,” said Anna Nabb, general manager of Repair at GE Aviation’s Services organization. “GE Aviation is the first in the engine repair industry to introduce these extended warranties on CF6 and CFM engines because we are dedicated to raising the standard of OEM value and quality.”
GE's CF6 engines have been among the most utilized and reliable in the industry for more than 40 years. Powering more than 10 models of wide-body aircraft, the CF6 engine family has established an unparalleled record of reliability and has compiled more than 7,000 deliveries with more than 250 operators in 87 countries.
The CFM56 family encompasses six engine models that power 30 different commercial and military applications for more than 500 customers around the world. CFM celebrated 30 years in commercial service in 2012, totaling more than 28,000 orders.
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