Xiamen Airlines signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with GE to further strengthen the strategic cooperation between the parties. Zhao Dong, President of Xiamen Airlines and Bill Fitzgerald, Vice President and General Manager of GE Aviation's Commercial Engine Operations signed the MoU at a celebration at Xiamen Airlines today.
The MoU will cover several areas including fleet management support and services, digital solutions, leadership training and aviation health management programs, as well as intra-industrial alignment and cooperation to support the globalization of Xiamen Airlines.
"We have a long-term cooperation with GE since we started to operate the first CFM56* engine in 1992," said Zhao Dong, President of Xiamen Airlines. "I believe the signing of the MoU will pave the ground to help us reinforce and further expand the cooperation. We're looking forward to leverage more enriched experience from GE and its CFM joint venture on full spectrum of operation and management to benefit future growth of Xiamen Airlines."
"We are honored to be a part of Xiamen Airlines' long-term growth plans with our GE and CFM engines," said Bill Fitzgerald, Vice President and General Manager of Commercial Engines at GE Aviation. "The MoU will enhance our collaboration and ensure we have a lasting partnership to support the airline's vision for globalization."