Top News on GE90

  • GE to outfit 777X engines with new composite fan blades

    ​General Electric has redesigned the engines that will power the Boeing 777X to have thinner and stronger blades than any GE engine in service, and to power the aircraft more efficiently with fewer of them.

  • Other News for GE90

  • DUBAI: Engine Alliance studies sweeping changes for GP7200

    The Engine Alliance joint venture is studying sweeping design changes for the GP7200 – up to a new centreline engine –...

  • Key core test begins on 777X turbofan

    ​General Electric has started a second series of preliminary tests on a critical component of the 100,000lb-thrust ...

  • ANALYSIS: GE opens five-year development effort for 777X engine

    Boeing's selection of the General Electric GE9X for all three proposed variants of the still-unlaunched 777X begins a...

  • News Listings for GE90

  • GE Aviation considering job cuts at Welsh MRO facility

    News | 21 Jan 2015 14:47 | Kerry Reals

    GE Aviation is mulling possible job cuts at its Nantgarw engine MRO facility in Wales as it prepares for a decline in the number of shop visits this year.
  • Turkish and Borajet sign engine MRO deals with GE

    News | 08 Jan 2015 21:59 | Jon Hemmerdinger

    ​Two Turkish airlines have signed engine service agreements with GE Aviation, and will have their engines maintained for five years through that company’s OnPoint programme.
  • Korean Air, Turkish and Vietnam seek Ex-Im guarantees

    News | 31 Dec 2014 15:15 | Edward Russell

    ​Korean Air, Turkish Airlines and Vietnam Airlines are seeking loan guarantees each worth more than $100 million from the US Export-Import Bank (Ex-Im).
  • Rolls-Royce starts dedicated MRO programme for mature engines

    News | 18 Dec 2014 17:04 | Michael Gubisch

    Rolls-Royce is aiming to reduce maintenance costs for mature engines in co-operation with MRO partner Lufthansa Technik.
  • Intrepid adds 777-300ER to portfolio

    News | 08 Dec 2014 12:16 | Olivier Bonnassies

    Intrepid Aviation Group has completed the purchase of a Boeing 777-300ER with a lease attached to Air France.
  • ANALYSIS: ​MTU Maintenance Zhuhai geared for expansion

    News | 01 Dec 2014 08:17 | Mark Pilling

    MTU Maintenance Zhuhai – the engine overhaul joint venture between one of China's big-three airlines China Southern and German powerplant specialist MTU – is seeking to expand across its current narrowbody engine portfolio and has an eye on maintaining new types like CFM International's Leap and Pratt & Whitney’s PW1000.