Posts Tagged ‘airliners’

GE Aviation: GE90 engine sees record-breaking year

by MBJ Staff Published: January 20,2012

Tags: airliners, airlines, aviation, commercial aviation, engines, jets, manufacturing

BATESVILLE — The GE90 engine experienced its most successful year in 2011, accumulating airline and freighter operator commitments for 400 engines with a list price of more than $11 billion, according to GE Aviation. This surpasses the previous record of 250 engine commitments in 2007. This year included a record-setting Emirates’ order for 50 Boeing […] [...]

Airport to pay more for runway expansion

by Associated Press Published: December 21,2011

Tags: air, air travel, airliners, airlines, airplanes, airports, construction, jets, transportation, travel

TUPELO — The Tupelo Airport Authority has agreed to a $267,000 increase requested by the company building a runway extension. Century Construction asked for the increase after losing access to its resource for “fill dirt.” Century bid around $5.2 million to extend the runway by 650 feet. Century president Colin Maloney says the company lost […] [...]

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