Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 2004
Total Production: 1,832
Unitary Cost: USD$16 million
Also Known As: GE90-115B1, GE90-115BL and GE90-115BL2
Origin: United States of America
Corporations: Avio, GE Aviation*, Ishikawajima-Harima Heavy Industries (IHI) and Snecma   (*) lead contractor
Parent System: GE90
Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 1995
Total Production: 3,163
Total Cost: USD$22 billion
Family Members: GE90-110B1L, GE90-94B and GE9X
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Description: The GE90 engine was developed by General Electric to power a new generation of wide-body aircraft such as Boeing 777 and was ultimately adopted by commercial aircraft with a capacity of 100 seats/passengers or more. The first GE90 engine, GE90-85B, was certified at 84,700-lb of thrust and entered service in November 1995 powering a 777 from British Airways. Potential growth has make possible to achieve 127,900-lb of thrust by the GE90-115B model becoming the world's most powerful commercial aviation engine.

The development program for the GE90 engine is being backed by Snecma (France), FiatAvio (Italy) and IHI (Japan) as well as General Electric Aircraft Engines (USA).

As of May 2005, the GE90-115B engine has been selected to power the Boeing 777-300ER (2004), the Boeing 777-200LR Worldliner (2006) and the Boeing 777 Freighter airplane scheduled to enter service in 2008.

The GE90-115B 115,000-lb class engine was developed to meet the requirements of longer range Boeing 777-200LR and Boeing 777-300ER aircraft. It is considered as the world's most powerful jet engine and has set many world aviation records. It entered service in April 2004 powering Air France's Boeing 777-300ER.

In April 2005, Air Canada selected the GE90 engine to power its 18 firm order Boeing 777s plus another 18 airplanes as options. The firm order engines were valued at more than $600 million. Finally, Air Canada selected General Electric GEnx and GE90 engines to power a new order for 787 and 777 aircraft on November 9, 2005. GE90-115B engines were ordered to power a mixture of Boeing 777-200LR Worldliner, 777 Freighters and the 777-300ERs totaling 18 aircraft. GE90 contract was valued more than $900 million with engine deliveries beginning in 2007.

GE90-115B Applications

Airliners Boeing 777-200LR Boeing 777-300ER Boeing 777F

GE90-115B Specifications

Fan Diameter: 3.43 meter (135 inch)
Length: 7.29 meter (287 inch)
Dry Weight: 8,283 kilogram (18,261 pound)
Thrust: 115,000 pound (52 ton)
CEP: Circular Error Probable
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GE90-115B News

There are 59 news between
28 Nov 2006 and 16 Jan 2019
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Wednesday, January 16, 2019United Airlines Places Order for 24 Boeing 737 MAX 10s and Four 777-300ERs
Thursday, July 19, 2018Novus Aviation Capital Signs Commitment for Up to Four Boeing 777-300ERs
Tuesday, July 17, 2018Cargo Logic Holding Signs Agreement for GE90-115B Engines
Tuesday, June 20, 2017United Airlines Order for 100 Boeing 737 MAX 10s and Four 777-300ERs
Monday, June 15, 2015Qatar Airways Signs Deal for 20 GE9X and 8 GE90-115B Engines
Thursday, March 12, 2015SWISS Commits to Purchase Three Boeing 777-300ER Jetliners
Thursday, November 6, 2014Air Canada Announces Order for Two Additional Boeing 777-300ERs
Friday, October 3, 2014Boeing, China Airlines Celebrate Delivery of Airline's First 777-300ER
Wednesday, September 24, 2014China Eastern Airlines Takes Delivery of its First Boeing 777-300ER
Tuesday, August 26, 2014BOC Aviation Selects GE90-115B-powered Boeing 777s

Operators & Related Equipment

Engines powering TAAG Linhas Aereas' fleet of five 777-300ERs (10 engines)
Engines powering Virgin Blue's fleet of six Boeing 777-300ERs (12 engines)
Engines powering Biman Bangladesh Airlines fleet of 4 777-300ERs (8 engines)
Engines powering TAM 10 777-300ERs (20 engines)
Engines powering Air Canada fleet of 20 Boeing 777s (40 engines)
Engines (GE90-115BL) powering Cathay Pacific Airways' 67 Boeing 777-300ERs (134 engines); China Eastern Airlines fleet of 20 777-300ERs (40 engines); Air China 26 777-300ERs (52 engines); China Southern Airlines 10 777-300ERs (20 engines) and six China Airlines (12 engines)
Engines powering EgyptAir fleet of two 777-300ERs (4 engines)
Engines powering Air France fleet of 23 777-300ERs (46 engines)
Engines powering Lufthansa fleet of 2 777-300ERs (4 engines)
Engines powering Air India's fleet of 15 Boeing 777-300ERs and 8 777-200LR (46 engines); Jet Airways fleet of 23 777-300ERs (46 engines)
Engines powering Garuda Indonesia fleet of 10 Boeing 777-300ERs (20 engines)
Engines powering Iran Air fleet of 15 777-300ERs (30 engines). Orders cancelled following USA sanctions against Iran in May 2018.
Engines powering Alitalia fleet of six 777-300ERs (12 engines)
Engines powering ANA fleet of 63 777-300ERs (126 engines); Japan Airlines fleet of 8 777-300ERs (16 engines)
Engines powering Kuwait Airways fleet of 10 Boeing 777-300ERs (20 engines)
Engines powering KLM's 8 Boeing 777-300ER fleet (16 engines)
New Zealand8
Engines (GE90-115BL) powering Air New Zealand's fleet of four Boeing 777-300ERs (8 engines)
Engines powering Arik Air fleet of three 777-300ERs (6 engines)
Engines powering Pakistan International Airlines fleet of 8 777-300ERs (16 engines)
Engines powering Philippine Airlines fleet of six 777-300ERs (12 engines)
Engines powering Qatar Airways' 63 Boeing 777 aircraft (112 engines for 28 777Fs, 45 777-300ERs and six 777-200LRs)
Engines powering Aeroflot fleet of 14 777-300ERs (28 engines)
Saudi Arabia40
Engines powering Saudi Arabian Airlines fleet of 20 777-300ERs (40 engines)
Engines powering Singapore Airlines fleet of 45 777-300ERs (90 engines); BOC Aviation 10 777-300ERs (20 engines)
South Korea40
Engines powering Korean Air fleet of 20 777-300ERs (40 engines)
Engines powering SWISS fleet of ten 777-300ERs (20 engines)
Engines powering Eva Air fleet of 9 Boeing 777-300ERs (18 engines); China Airlines fleet of six 777Fs (12 engines)
Engines powering Thai Airways International fleet of six 777-300ERs (12 engines)
Engines ordered by Turkish Airlines to power 32 Boeing 777-300ER jetliners (64 engines)
United Arab Emirates344
Engines powering Emirates' Boeing 777-300ERs (140 aircraft 280 engines); DAE Capital's Boeing 777-300ERs (10 aircraft 20 engines); Etihad Airways 15 Boeing 777-300ERs and 1 777-200LR (16 aircraft 32 engines) and 777Fs (2 airplanes 4 engines); Novus Aviation Capital fleet of 4 777-300ERs (8 engines)
United Kingdom68
Engines powering British Airways fleet of 5 777-300ERs (10 engines); CargoLogicHolding fleet of 29 777Fs (58 engines)
United States of America204
Engines ordered by American Airlines to power 2 Boeing 777-300ERs (4 engines); ALC to power 21 777-300ERs (42 engines); GECAS fleet of 49 777-300ERs (98 engines); ILFC to power 16 777-300ERs (32 engines); Intrepid 6 777-300ERs (12 engines); United Airlines fleet of 8 777-300ERs (16 engines)

Grand Total 1,86232
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