Kenya Airways (KQ) has selected the GE Aviation GEnx-1B engine to power its Boeing 787-8s. KQ has nine firm 787-8s on order, plus four options for four additional aircraft. The firm engine order is valued at $380 million at list prices, GE said. Airlines can select between the GEnx and the Roll-Royce Trent 1000 for the 787. KQ’s 787s are scheduled to start delivery in the fourth quarter of 2013 (ATW Daily News, June 24, 2011). "The 787 Dreamliner is expected to achieve ...

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