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GE announces record orders for GE90 engines in 2011, production to climb a third by 2014

20-Jan-2012 9:13 AM

GE Aviation reported (19-Jan-2012) the GE90 engine experienced its most successful year in 2011, accumulating airline and freighter operator commitments for 400 engines powering Boeing 777-300ERs and 777Fs. The orders have a list price of more than USD11 billion. This surpasses the previous record of 250 engine commitments in 2007. GE Aviation plans to produce more than 180 GE90 engines in 2012 up from 170 engines in 2011. The production rate is expected to climb to 225 engines in 2014. [more - original PR]