(The following is a reformatted version of a press release
issued by GE Media Relations and received via electronic mail.
The release was confirmed by the sender.) 
Hainan Airlines Selects GEnx Engines for Its Additional Boeing
787 Dreamliners 
ZHUHAI AIR SHOW - November 14, 2012 - Hainan Airlines selected
GE Aviation’s GEnx-1B engines to power its two additional Boeing
787 aircraft. This bring Hainan Airlines’ total GEnx-powered
Boeing 787 Dreamliner fleet to 10 aircraft.
Hainan Airlines also expanded its long-term service agreement to
include the additional GEnx engines. As part of the agreement,
Hainan’s GEnx engine fleet will be maintained in the latest
configuration to ensure they remain the most
fuel efficient engines in their class. 
“Hainan Airlines’ order for additional GEnx engines demonstrates
the airline’s confidence in the engine’s performance,” said
Chuck Nugent, general manager of
GE’s GEnx Program. “The GEnx engine will provide Hainan Airlines
with improved fuel efficiency, reduced emissions and lower noise
to further the carrier’s environmental efforts.” 
“Hainan Airlines is committed to energy conservation and
emissions reduction and the introduction of new equipment and
new technology is an important way. We aim to be a green
company,” said Yu Wenyong, Vice President of Hainan
Airlines. “The technical features of the GEnx engine - improved
fuel efficiency and reduced emissions will greatly help us
achieve our goal.” 
The GEnx-1B engine is the best-selling engine on the Boeing 787
Dreamliner. The engine has accumulated more than 18,000 flight
hours and more than 3,400 cycles since entering service in
April. More than 800 GEnx-1B engines have been sold
to close to 30 customers. 
The GEnx engine family is the fastest-selling engine in GE
Aviation history with more than 1,300 engines on order. Compared
to GE’s CF6 engine, the GEnx engine offers up to 15 percent
better fuel efficiency, which translates to 15
percent less CO2. The GEnx’s innovative twin-annular pre-swirl
(TAPS) combustor dramatically reduces NOx gases as much as 55
percent below today’s regulatory limits and other regulated
gases as much as 90 percent. Based on the ratio of decibels to
pounds of thrust, the GEnx is the quietest engine GE produces
due to the large, more efficient fan blades that operate at
slower tip speed, resulting in about 30 percent lower noise
The GEnx is part of GE’s “ecomagination” product portfolio -
GE’s business strategy to develop new, cost-effective
technologies that enhance customers’ environmental and operating
Revenue-sharing participants on the GEnx are IHI Corporation of
Japan, Avio SpA. of Italy, Volvo Aero of Sweden, MTU of Germany,
TechSpace Aero of Belgium, Snecma (SAFRAN Group) of France and
Samsung Techwin of Korea. 
Headquartered in the Hainan Province, Hainan Airlines is the one
of the fastest developing airlines in China and maintains an
excellent safety record and a strong service reputation. Hainan
Airlines operates more than 500 domestic and
international routes through China, Asia, Europe, the Americas,
South Pacific islands and Africa.  The Boeing 787 fleet will be
deployed on Hainan’s expanding international routes. 
GE Aviation, an operating unit of GE (NYSE: GE), is a world-leading provider of jet, turboprop and turboshaft engines,
components and integrated systems for commercial, military,
business and general aviation aircraft. GE Aviation has a
global service network to support these offerings. For more
information, visit us at
www.geaviation.com<http://www.geaviation.com>. Follow GE
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at http://www.youtube.com/user/GEAviation. 
For further information, contact:
Rick Kennedy
Mobile:  +1.513.607.0609 
Deb Case
Mobile:  +1.513.418.1644 
(bjh) NY 
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