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

  • A340's long haul opened this day in 2002

    ​History buffs, take a moment today to mark the first flight of Airbus’s A340-500, way back in 2002.

  • 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 ...

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  • Thai Airways signs GE90 MRO deal

    News | 26 Feb 2015 02:53 | Aaron Chong

    ​Thai Airways has signed a 12-year MRO agreement with General Electric for maintenance, repair and overhaul of GE90-115B engines that power its 14 Boeing 777-300ER aircraft.
  • ANALYSIS: A380 re-engining continues to divide analysts

    News | 24 Feb 2015 14:37 | Stephen Trimble

    In a lightly attended Dubai air show press conference about 15 months ago, then-Engine Alliance president Dean Athans delivered an unexpected message. The joint venture between GE Aviation and Pratt & Whitney was evaluating a wide range of performance upgrades for the GP7200, including offering an all-new engine to power the Airbus A380.
  • ANALYSIS: Skymark's dormant A330s could pressure Intrepid IPO

    News | 18 Feb 2015 16:06 | Laura Mueller

    Financial fallout from Skymark's slide into bankruptcy protection on 28 January could postpone or delay Intrepid Aviation's initial public offering on the New York Stock Exchange, sources indicate.
  • Sanad finances Etihad's 787 and A380 spare engines

    News | 16 Feb 2015 14:13 | Michael Gubisch

    Etihad Airways has extended its spare engine and component lease agreement with Sanad Aero Solutions to include additional equipment worth $100 million.
  • A340's long haul opened this day in 2002

    News | 11 Feb 2015 15:10 | Dan Thisdell

    ​History buffs, take a moment today to mark the first flight of Airbus’s A340-500, way back in 2002.
  • 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.