GE is developing technologies to reduce CO2 emissions for a more sustainable future of flight. This includes innovating advanced new engine architectures such as open fan through the CFM International joint venture, megawatt-class hybrid electric propulsion, advanced new engine core designs, and supporting alternative fuels research.
Air France-KLM has finalized the purchase of 200 fuel-efficient CFM International LEAP 1-A engines to power its new fleet of Airbus A320neo and A321neo aircraft. Air France-KLM has been a long-standing CFM customer and selected the LEAP engine as part of a strategy to renew and expand its fleet.
As GE unveils its 2021 Sustainability Report, we looked back at some of this year’s biggest developments, which include sustainable aviation fuel, software that improves efficiency, hybrid electric propulsion, hydrogen fuel and other technologies.
When it comes to the future of flight, sustainability is at the core. GE Aviation has technologies available now and is developing new technologies to reduce CO2 emissions.
With June being Pride Month, GE Aviation is shining a light on the valuable LGBTQAI+ members of our team. Meet Adriana Bustamante and learn why it was important for her to get involved with GE’s Pride Alliance.
How a Trip to the National Spelling Bee Helped This Father-Daughter Team Learn That Progress Takes Patience
Sahana Srikanth, daughter of GE Aviation’s Srikanth Akkaram, recently placed ninth at the Scripps National Spelling Bee! She picked up useful new habits along the way, which also helped her father reframe how he approached work.
What do 100% Sustainable Aviation Fuel and carbon offsets have in common? Now, they both relate to GE Aviation’s Passport engine, a long-range business aviation turbofan. A successful SAF engine testing completion and and a new carbon offset program for customers work together to strengthen the company’s commitment to reaching net-zero emissions by 2050.
New season of Cutting Carbon podcast features GE Aviation’s advanced technologies leader Arjan Hegeman explaining new engine technologies in development that could help the aviation industry reduce CO2 emissions.
The RACER, with its hybrid helicopter-plane design, is taking shape at Airbus’s Helicopters assembly plant at Donauwörth in Bavaria.
The sounds from Top Gun: Maverick weren’t produced out of thin air. GE Aviation put its jet engines to work, teaming up with Skywalker Sound to capture some of the thrilling audio from the movie.
Last weekend, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines passengers took special flights to Edmonton and Porto, even if they didn’t know it was part of The Sustainable Flight Challenge. The flights were powered by GEnx and CF34 engines using a mix of approved Sustainable Aviation Fuel.
As the situation in Ukraine has worsened, GE Aviation employees in the area have stepped up to provide aid.
MRO Americas is a great chance to highlight how far GE Aviation has come, what we’re doing to continuously improve our services business and help grow the MRO industry.
Matt Sabo fell hard for aerospace engineering. Now his son Ben is following in his footsteps.
Joseph Sorota was working his shift at a GE factory in Lynn, Massachusetts, when he was called to the main office. “There...
Flying Into The Future: Christine Andrews Is Helping NASA And GE Aviation Build A Hybrid Electric Engine
One summer as a teenager, Christine Andrews visited NASA Mission Control Center in Houston with her family. Marveling at the...
Money Back Guarantee: GE Volunteers Help 150 Cincinnati Families File Taxes, Garnering $270,000 In Refunds
For low income families, paying for tax preparation can take a dent of funds needed for other items. Thanks to a group of GE Aviation volunteers, 150 families in the Cincinnati area got help filing their taxes and were able to claim returns that generated $270,000 in refunds for the community.
Demonstrated commercial success has engineers and program leaders bullish about CMCs and their impact on a new engine in GE’s military business: the XA100 Adaptive Cycle Engine.
Veronica Mendez Magaña, operations leader at the GE Querétaro site, believes improvements start with the humility to admit imperfections.
GE leader Ewa Czerederecka is known for her candor and encouragement, and her teams are thriving as a result.