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 •  November 17

LYNN, Massachusetts--U.S. Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) awarded GE Aviation a $143,481,258 Low-Rate Initial Production (LRIP) contract to build 22 T408-GE-400 engines that will power the U.S. Marine Corps' CH-53K King Stallion helicopters. This contract follows the April 4, 2017 Milestone C decision by the Defense Acquisition Board (DAB)...

GE Aviation

 •  November 15

DUBAI AIR SHOW -- SAFAIR Operations (PTY) LTD signed a five-year, TrueChoiceTM Overhaul agreement with GE Aviation for the maintenance, repair and overhaul of its CFM56-7B* engines that power its Boeing 737-800 aircraft. "As the leading on-time airline in the world, FlySafair demands exceptionally high levels of service and reliability at a price...

GE Aviation

 •  November 15

DUBAI, U.A.E. — Egyptian flag carrier EGYPTAIR today announced that it will lease 15 new Airbus A320neo aircraft powered by CFM International’s LEAP-1A engine from AerCap. The airline is scheduled to begin taking delivery shortly. “We have been impressed with everything we have seen about the LEAP engine in service,” said Mr. Safwat Musallam,...

GE Aviation

 •  November 13

Data and analytics improve passenger experience, reduce operating costs, and increase revenue across flydubai fleet of Boeing 737 aircraft Dubai – November 13, 2017 – GE Aviation and flydubai today announced that they have reached an agreement for GE to provide Intelligent Network software for efficient recovery of disruptions across the airline’s...

GE Aviation

 •  November 13

DUBAI, U.A.E. — CFM International will achieve record production levels in 2017, with a planned rate of 1,800, to 1,900 engines by year end. At the same time, the company has logged near-record orders, with a total of 2,944 engines booked through October. “It has been quite a year for CFM, and we’re not done yet,” said Gaël Méheust, president and...

GE Aviation

 •  November 12

DUBAI, U.A.E. — Gulf Air and CFM International today signed an agreement for the purchase of 58 LEAP-1A engines to power 17 Airbus A321neo and 12 A320neo aircraft, as well as an additional seven spare engines to support fleet operations. The engine order is valued at approximately $1.9 billion U.S. at list price, including a long-term service...

GE Aviation

 •  November 9

BEIJING, CHINA – During U.S. President Donald Trump’s visit, Juneyao Airlines, a subsidiary under Juneyao Group, reached an agreement with GE to order GEnx-1B engines to power its 10 Boeing 787-9 aircraft. Wang Junjin, Chairman of the Juneyao Group and John Rice, Vice Chairman of GE, President & CEO of GE Global Growth, signed the agreement,...

GE Aviation

 •  November 8

HUNTSVILLE, AL – Nov. 7, 2017 Initial personnel and special processing equipment are taking occupancy in GE Aviation’s new factory complex in Huntsville, Alabama – America’s first center for mass-producing silicon carbide (SiC) materials used to manufacture ceramic matrix composites (CMCs). The $200 million center is comprised of two adjacent...

GE Aviation

 •  November 8

EVENDALE, OH and SEATTLE, WA -- GE Aviation's Digital Solutions (NYSE:GE) and Tableau Software (NYSE: DATA) today announced an agreement to empower commercial and military airline customers across the aviation industry with agile visual analytics that can help improve fuel efficiencies, aircraft safety and consumers' overall flying experience. GE's...

GE Aviation

 •  October 31

WEST CHESTER, Ohio — CFM International’s ubiquitous CFM56 engine fleet has surpassed 500 million flight cycles while logging nearly 900 million flight hours since the first aircraft, a DC-8-71, entered commercial service in April 1982. There are currently more than 24,000 CFM56 engines in commercial and military service with 560 operators around...