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GE and its JV partners receive more than $31 billion in orders/commitments at 2017 Paris Air Show
GE Aviation and its joint venture companies, led by CFM International*, announced more than $31 billion (USD) in orders and commitments at this week's Paris Air Show. The orders and commitments included more than 1,700 GE and CFM engines as well as a full suite of TrueChoiceTM engine maintenance offerings. Read more.
WOW air takes delivery of its first CFM LEAP-1A powered A321neo
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Meeting the LEAP Production Ramp
Colleen Athans, GE Aviation’s Vice President Global Supply Chain, describes GE and CFM’s process for taking on the LEAP production ramp challenge of 2,000 engines per year by 2020.
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Air Lease Corporation expands CFM LEAP-1A fleet with $725 million order
Air Lease Corporation (NYSE: AL) has selected CFM International’s advanced LEAP-1A engine to power 25 additional Airbus A320neo family aircraft CFM values the order at $725 million U.S. at list price. The engines are for option aircraft previously announced and are scheduled for delivery between 2019 and 2022. Read more here!
GE’s Growth in the Digital Space
Andrew Coleman, GE Aviation’s Chief Commercial Officer, explains how GE is collaborating with their customers and shares his thoughts on GE’s strategy and growth in the digital space.
Day two at the Paris Air Show comes to a close!
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Royal Air Maroc signs True Choice agreement with GE for CF34 engines
Royal Air Maroc selected a five-year, TrueChoiceTM Overhaul agreement for the maintenance, repair and overhaul of the CF34-10E engines powering its four EMBRAER E190 aircraft. With this agreement, GE Aviation will be the service provider for all of Royal Air Maroc's GE engines. Read more here.
The Value of Data to the Customer
Darin DiTommaso, GE Aviation’s Vice President of Digital Services and Solutions, shares how the advancements in technology have established a broader use of different types of data, showing GE’s customers the true capabilities of digital.
Brilliant Factories are changing the manufacturing game at GE
⛓ It's all about the chain reaction at GE Aviation
Aviation Capital Group orders CFM LEAP-1B engines to power new Boeing Airplanes 737MAX 10 aircraft
GE supply chain innovation
GE created America’s 1st integrated supply chain for CMCs from R&D to raw material factories to final prod.
China Southern places $1.50 billion order for CFM LEAP-1A engines
“China Southern and CFM have been together for a very, very long time,” said Gaël Méheust, president and CEO of CFM. “They have been with us from the very beginning, when the first CFM56 engines began operating in China and the fleet has continued to grow since then.” Read the release here.
The big and bold GE9X jet engine
Inside the historic challenge of meeting the LEAP production ramp
"We have never experienced anything like the LEAP production ramp, which will see us grow from producing 500 LEAP engines this year to some 2,200 engines per year in 2020 and beyond. But we do have a lot of experience to draw on." Read more about the LEAP production ramp here.
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Japan Airlines signs GE True Choice Overhaul agreement for CF6-80C2 engines
Japan Airlines signed a two-year TrueChoiceTM Overhaul agreement with GE Aviation for the time and material to repair and overhaul 18 CF6-80C2 engines that power its fleet of Boeing 767-300 and 767-300ER aircrafts. The agreement is valued at more than $75 million (USD) over the life of the contract. Read more about it here
GEnx is the fastest-selling engine in GE Aviation history
China Eastern selects GEnx engine to power its Boeing Airplanes 787 Dreamliners
“China Eastern has the biggest GE and CFM fleet in China and they are the backbone in our daily operations,” said Tang Bing, Director and Vice President of China Eastern. “We believe the performance and efficiency of the GEnx-powered Boeing 787 Dreamliners will bring many benefits to our growing fleet, which will be well supported by GE’s service program and the China team.” Learn more here!
PASSUR and GE partner to advance airline and airport operations
PASSUR Aerospace is partnering with GE Aviation Digital Solutions to leverage GE's domain expertise in software development, design thinking and FastWorks. The work will take place in GE's digital collaboration center in Austin, Texas. Read more here!
GE Aviation puts Additive to work
GE is the first in jet propulsion to introduce complex components produced with additive manufacturing
Ready, SETT, Go on GE9X
Certification testing is underway on GE Aviation’s latest engine in development—the GE9X that will power Boeing’s 777X aircraft. Read more about the latest on the GE9X program from Ted Ingling, GE9X Program Manager at GE Aviation.
The future of Military Systems
"The end users of our products have a unique job. They are serving in their country’s military to protect its citizens. As the number of threats in the world increase, pilots need to fly farther while carrying more cargo and using less fuel. The engines they use need to be reliable and easy to maintain." Read more from Tony Mathis, President and CEO of Military Systems at GE Aviation, about the future of Military Systems from the 2017 Paris Air Show.
Take a 360° tour of the GE Aviation display at the Paris Air Show!
How GE is Transforming Customers through Digital Solutions
Jon Dunsdon, GE Aviation’s Chief Technology Officer, describes the digital transformation within GE, focusing on how we are enhancing the customer experience by having a better understanding of data and analytics.
David Joyce speaks with Bloomberg
David Joyce, vice chairman at General Electric and president and chief executive officer at GE Aviation, discusses the promotion of John Flannery to CEO, their new LEAP engines, the supply chain and the opportunities in defense. He speaks on "Bloomberg Markets: European Open" from the Paris Air Show. Click here to watch the interview.
Getting Ready for the Show
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A quiet ascent: New LEAP engines are giving a lift to the aviation industry
CFM’s new LEAP engines, which include 3D-printed fuel nozzles and parts from space-age ceramic composites, represent the bulk a 14,500-engine backlog. The company has received more than 12,500 orders for the engines, which are 15 percent more fuel efficient than their CFM predecessors as a result of their revolutionary design. Read the entire story, via GE Reports.
GE Aviation at the center of aviation re-fleeting
Building the GE Aviation display
GE Aviation is getting ready for the 2017 Paris Air Show.!
GE Aviation at the Paris Air Show
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