GE90 Engines Logs Five Million Flight-Hours and One Million Engine Cycles
EVENDALE, OH -- General Electric's GE90 engine family has logged five million flight-hours and more than one million engine cycles powering Boeing's 777 twin-engine aircraft.
The first GE90 engine, the GE90-85B, entered service in November 1995 with British Airways. Since then, the engine family has grown to include several higher-thrust derivative engines and has set a world's record at 127,900 pounds of thrust.
Today, 21 airlines and leasing companies operate more than 150 GE90-powered Boeing 777s. An additional 100 GE90-powered 777s are on order. The value of the GE90 engines ordered to date exceeds $8.3 billion.
The GE90-115B is the world's most powerful jet engine at 115,000 pounds of thrust. This past April, the GE90-115B engine entered service on the longer-range 777-300ER for Air France. Currently, five GE90-115B-powered 777-300ERs are in service and performing well for Air France and Japan Airlines.
GE Transportation - Aircraft Engines, a part of General Electric Company (NYSE: GE), is one of the world's leading manufacturers of jet engines for civil and military aircraft.