Air India will be saving $150 million over 15 years by mounting advanced General Electric (GE) engines GE90-115B on its 27 Boeing 777-300ERs aircraft. The Ecomagination range of engines allow better fuel efficiency and lower operating costs.
V Thulasidas, CMD, Air India said: “We are spending large amounts on aviation turbine fuel (ATF), which accounts for over 35 per cent of our operating costs. We have bought the best airframes and new generation engines to become one of the most efficient airline with lowest operating costs.”
Click for complete article