Engine Manufacturers

Belgian chemical group Solvay and Safran sign a supply agreement for the LEAP aircraft engine used for Airbus, Boeing and COMAC single-aisle aircraft

Solvay has signed an agreement with Safran to supply advanced structural composites for the LEAP engine, which is manufactured by CFM International and used on Airbus, Boeing and...

GE entrusts delivery of the World’s largest jet engine to Volga-Dnepr Airlines

GE Aviation partnered with Volga-Dnepr Airlines to return the world’s largest jet engine to Ohio, following the GE9X’s successful on-wing testing in Victorville, California. olga-Dnepr...
Rolls-Royce Trent-900 engine

Rolls-Royce confirms fundamental restructuring

Simpler, leaner and more agile organisation Driving continuous improvement across all parts of our business Delivering improved returns; run-rate net cost savings of...

Thai Airways and Rolls-Royce to collaborate on expansion of Trent engine service network

Thai Airways and Rolls-Royce to collaborate on expansion of Trent engine service network Thai Airways International Public Company Limited (THAI) and Rolls-Royce held a signing...

Airbus and Rolls-Royce sign UltraFan engine integration collaboration agreement

Airbus’ powerplant integration expertise to play an important role in optimising the fuel efficiency gains of Rolls-Royce’s UltraFan engine demonstrator   Airbus and Rolls-Royce have signed...

Following Southwest accident, FAA orders inspections on certain CFM56-7B engines used in Boeing 737 aircraft within 20 days

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) issued an Emergency Airworthiness Directive (EAD) that requires operators to inspect fan blades on certain CFM56-7B engines within 20...

First and successful flight test for GE9XTM engine

The GE9XTM engine lifted off on March 13 under wing of GE Aviation’s 747 flying testbed in Victorville, California, for its first flight test. The...

Airbus A320neo engine woes: eight IndiGo and three GoAir Airbus A320neo aircraft grounded until June

Indian low-cost carriers IndiGo and GoAir today cancelled 65 flights after the Indian Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) grounded 11 Airbus A320neo aircraft...

Lufthansa Technik joins CFM’s LEAP network

Companies have completed a CFM Branded Service Agreement (CBSA) Lufthansa Technik and CFM International (CFM), a 50/50 joint venture between GE and Safran Aircraft Engines,...

In-flight shutdowns on a number of PW1100G-powered A320neo aircraft. Issue is being addressed by Pratt & Whitney

A recent compressor modification is suspected to be the source of a rash of in-flight shutdowns on Airbus A320neo aircraft Airbus said it is “assessing the...

GE and Xiamen Airlines sign MoU to strengthen strategic cooperation

Xiamen Airlines signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with GE, to further strengthen the strategic cooperation between the parties.  Zhao Dong, President of Xiamen...

Oman Air congratulated by GE Aviation for its record breaking Boeing 787 engine change in 20 hours

Oman Air, the national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman, was recently praised by GE Aviation, for its record breaking Boeing 787 engine change....

Pratt & Whitney to power 47 Airbus A320neo aircraft of IAG

International Consolidated Airlines Group S.A. (IAG) has signed a memorandum of understanding with Pratt & Whitney for the PurePower Geared Turbofan™ (GTF) engine to...

IAG places order for 110 CFM LEAP-1A engines for British Airways and Iberia

35 aircraft for British Airways; 20 aircraft for Iberia Includes long-term support RPFH agreement International Airlines Group (IAG), one of the world’s largest airline...

Belgian chemical company Solvay expands composite materials capabilities in Germany for CFM LEAP engines

Solvay expands composite materials capabilities in Germany for new advanced aircraft programs Solvay is expanding its composite materials capacities with a state-of-the-art resin facility and...

Turkey’s Pegasus Airlines receives world’s first CFM powered Airbus A320neo

Airline becomes launch operator for A320neo with CFM engines Pegasus Airlines, Turkey’s leading low-cost airline, took delivery on Tuesday July 19th, its first Airbus A320neo...

Pratt & Whitney’s PurePower Geared Turbofan engines successfully power Embraer’s E-Jet E2 first flight

Pratt & Whitney's PurePower Geared Turbofan™ (GTF) engines are now powering four aircraft platforms after today's successful maiden flight of Embraer's E-Jet E2 in...

The CFM LEAP-1B engine for Boeing 737 MAX achieves joint EASA / FAA certification

• Delivering on all commitments • Performing exceptionally well in flight test program CFM International’s advanced LEAP-1B engine was today simultaneously awarded Type Certificates by both...

Milestone moment: Pratt & Whitney celebrates Airbus A320neo aircraft certification

Airbus has announced that its A320neo, powered by Pratt & Whitney PurePower® engines, has received joint Type Certification from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)...

CFM LEAP-1A achieves joint EASA / FAA certification

CFM's advanced LEAP-1A engine was jointly certified the the U.S. FAA and Europe's EASA on November 20, 2015. CFM is unique in that it is...