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Bamboo Airways to sign GE jet engine deal worth $2B

Bamboo Airways to sign a deal with General Electric to acquire GEnx engines bound to power Boeing 787 Dreamliners....


European Commission clears AerCap-GECAS merger

European Commision gives a green-light for AerCap's acquisition of General Electric's leasing arm (GECAS) in a deal worth $30 billion.  ...


Huge India-US fighter jet engine deal close to completion

India and the US are about to sign a $700 million deal sealing the purchase of GE engines for HAL Tejas fighter jets....


General Electric GE9X receives FAA certification

The GE9X was certified by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), announced General Electric. The engine, which is set to exclusively power the Boeing 777X, will become the largest commercial jet engine when the 777X will enter service in 2022....


Embraer and GE Aviation shuffle executives

Changes are coming at Embraer and GE Aviation, as Embraer's now-former Commercial Aviation CEO and President, John Slattery, is set to replace the retiring David Joyce at GE Aviation....


Thai Airways Boeing 777 engine explosion prompts FAA directive

The Federal Aviation Administration issued an airworthiness directive regarding the General Electric GE90 engine powering the Boeing 777. The notice follows an uncontained engine failure that affected a Thai Airways aircraft....


Why would US block engine sales to Chinese-made C919?

With the rumored possibility of Unites States blocking General Electric exporting the LEAP-1C engine that powers the COMAC C919, could it be a display of soft power from the Trump administration?...


FAA issues Emergency AD Boeing 777-300ER GE engines

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) issued an emergency airworthiness directive (AD), warning Boeing 777-300ER powered by GE engines of a potentially unsafe condition affecting the power plants. This is the second emergency AD, which follows an uncontained engine fire incident back in October 2019....


Emirates Clark: no reliability - no new Airbus/Boeing jets for us

Emirates’ President Tim Clark is running out of patience when it comes to continuous engine and aircraft performance setbacks. Speaking with reporters on September 4, 2019, Clark expressed his weariness of reliability challenges with new aircraft and said that the airline would not take delivery of new Airbus and Boeing jets unless the plane makers and engine manufacturers – Rolls-Royce, General Electric – get their act together...


Boeing 777X first flight delayed as GE redesigns GE9X component

GE Aviation revealed on June 17, 2019, that it is redesigning a part for the in-development GE9X engine set to power the Boeing 777X after an issue with the component was detected during recent testing. The upgrades mean certification of the engine is unlikely to take place until Autumn 2019 and will delay the maiden flight of the 777X by “several months” as the necessary fixes are applied....