GE:AIR CANADA COMMITS TO ONPOINT SOLUTION PACT FOR CF34 ENGINES

(The following press release from GE Aviation was received by e-mail. The 
sender verified the statement.) 
Air Canada Commits to GE’s OnPoint Solution Agreement for CF34 Engines 
LE BOURGET – June 17, 2013 – Air Canada has committed to a 5-year OnPointSM 
solution agreement for a firm fixed price on time and material to repair and 
overhaul its CF34-8E engines that power its EMBRAER 175 aircraft. The value of 
the OnPoint solution agreement is not disclosed. 
“GE is pleased Air Canada has signed an OnPoint solution agreement with our 
improved firm fixed price structure,” said Paul McElhinney, president of GE 
Aviation’s services operation. “The firm fixed price is designed to make shop 
visit cost more predictable and affordable to operators and is backed by GE’s 
strong performance guarantees, such as EGT margin, time-on-wing as well as 
competitive turn-time.” 
“We are very happy to be moving forward with GE’s solution for our CF34-8 
engines,” said Klaus Goersch, Air Canada’s Executive Vice President and Chief 
Operating Officer.  “OnPoint will provide Air Canada with the best overall 
maintenance solution in support of our Embraer E175 fleet of aircraft.” 
Air Canada operates a large GE and CFM56* powered fleet including CF34-powered 
Embraer E175/190s and Bombardier CRJ 200/705s, GE90-powered Boeing 777s, 
CF6-powered Boeing 767s and CFM56-powered Airbus A320s. Air Canada has an order 
for GEnx-powered Boeing 787 Dreamliners. 
OnPoint solutions are customized service agreements tailored to the operational 
and financial needs of each customer for any size fleet. These agreements are 
designed to help lower the customers’ cost of ownership and maximize the use of 
their assets. Backed by GE’s global support network, OnPoint services may 
include overhaul, on wing support, new and used serviceable parts, component 
repair, technology upgrades, engine leasing, integrated systems support and 
diagnostics and integrated systems. 
Air Canada is Canada's largest airline and the largest provider of scheduled 
passenger services in the Canadian market, the Canada-U.S. trans-border market 
and in the international market to and from Canada. Together with its Air 
Canada Express regional partners, Air Canada serves close to 35 million 
passengers annually and provides direct passenger service to more than 175 
destinations on five continents. Air Canada is a founding member of Star 
Alliance™, the world's most comprehensive air transportation network.  For more 
information, visit aircanada.com. 
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 Aviation on 
Twitter at http://twitter.com/GEAviation and YouTube at 
http://www.youtube.com/user/GEAviation. 
SMOnPoint is a service mark of General Electric Company. 
*CFM56 engines are a product of CFM International, a 50/50 joint venture 
between GE and Snecma (Safran group). 
For further information, contact:
Rick Kennedy                                                             
+1.513.243.3372                                                     
rick.l.kennedy@ge.com                                                        
Mobile:  +1.513.607.0609 
Deb Case                                                                        
+1.513.243.0094                                                   
deborah.case@ge.com                                                       
Mobile:  +1.513.418.1644 
(bjh) NY
 
 
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