S7 Airlines and GE announce the signing of a seven-year TrueChoiceTM Flight Hour service agreement to cover the airline's fleet of CF34-8E engines that power its 17 Embraer E170 aircraft. The TrueChoice Flight Hour agreement covers the maintenance, repair and overhaul of the engines and is valued at more than $85 million over the life of the agreement.

"The CF34-8E-powered E170 aircraft helped launch S7 Airline into the regional aviation segment," said Vladimir Obyedkov, S7 Airlines chief executive officer. "With the GE TrueChoice flight Hour agreement, our CF34-8E engines will be maintained to OEM standards for optimal performance and the highest level of reliability."

"S7 Airlines operates one of the most modern fleet of aircraft in Russia," said Jean Lydon-Rodgers, president and chief executive officer of GE Aviation's Services organization. "We look forward to providing outstanding maintenance, repair and overhaul services to the airline's CF34-8E engines to keep them flying."

The TrueChoice suite of engine maintenance offerings incorporates an array of GE capabilities and customization across an engine's lifecycle. Each TrueChoice offering is underpinned by GE Aviation's data and analytic capabilities and experience to help reduce maintenance burden and service disruptions for customers.