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September 30, 2015Minds + Machines, San Francisco – Southwest Airlines has selected GE’s Flight Efficiency Analytics to support its fleet of nearly 700 Boeing 737 aircraft. GE will add analytics for a more comprehensive service with greater operational efficiency where GE already provides Flight Operational Quality Assurance (eFOQA) analytics and crew recovery solutions to tackle airline optimization challenges across the business.
September 29, 2015San Francisco, CA – The Qantas Group and GE Aviation have signed a comprehensive agreement for GE’s Flight Efficiency Services, which will help Qantas and Jetstar increase operational flexibility and fuel efficiency and reduce carbon emissions by drawing on GE's industry-leading navigation services, data and analytics expertise. The agreement includes flight efficiency and Flight Operations Quality Assurance (eFOQA) analytics, as well as renewal of a long-standing relationship for the supply of Required Navigation Performance (RNP) procedures across many airports in the Qantas network.
September 25, 2015GE Aviation and Era Group Inc. (NYSE: ERA) (“Era”) signed two engine service agreements for the CT7-2E1 and -8A turboshaft engines powering the new, twin-engine AgustaWestland AW189 and Sikorsky S-92 helicopters, respectively. These landmark agreements begin a new GE–Era partnership by servicing the newest additions to Era’s fleet, the first AW189s operating in North America and the S-92s, under the Maintenance Cost Per Hour (MCPHsm) engine service program.
September 8, 2015WASHINGTON, D.C. – Effective immediately, Sam Angelella will serve as Vice President of GE Aviation’s Military Customer Programs. In this new role, Sam will be responsible for GE’s engagement with all entities of the United States military, including: the Department of Defense, U.S. Services leadership in the Pentagon, Joint Staff, all Major Commands and Combatant Commands.