British Airways will use the GE9X engine for its 777X fleet. (Photo: GE Aviation)

GE Aviation Requests to Assist in COVID-19 Fight, Rebuke Layoffs

In determination to save both its work and help stop the spread of coronavirus, the employees of General Electric staged a protest on Monday to support bringing back furloughed employees and help convert the shuttered GE buildings for ventilator production. The company’s aviation side has been focused on as areas in which would benefit from ventilator work. General Electric employees have highlighted the drop in usage in aviation facilities in Winfield and Lynn, Kan. as a way to use the…