Virgin Spends $1.4 Billion On Super-Efficient, Ultra Quiet Jet Engines

Virgin Spends $1.4 Billion On Super-Efficient, Ultra Quiet Jet Engines

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Virgin air jetWanting to pay less for fuel now, Virgin America has invested in a remarkable new engine from GE. “This is one of these significant breakthroughs in technology and engine efficiency that come along once every 10 to 15 years,” David Cush, Virgin America’s CEO, tells us.

Virgin Air isn’t waiting for major innovation in the biodiesel sector — even though it has invested heavily in fuel made from algae — the company’s American airline this week announced a $1.4 billion order for ultra fuel-efficient engines.

(READ the story in Fast Company)

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