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Pratt geared turbofan engine powers Vietjet aircraft

Patricia Daddona |

East Hartford aerospace manufacturer Pratt & Whitney said this week Vietjet delivered the airline's first geared-turbofan-engine-powered A321neo jet at Airbus in Hamburg, Germany.

Business, airport service disrupted as CT waits out blizzard

Patricia Daddona |

Thursday's “bomb cyclone” blizzard shut down much of Connecticut's business community as well as schools and city halls, but Bradley International Airport stayed open.

Five Hartford area transit projects to receive portion of $15M in grants

Eleven transit-oriented development projects in Connecticut will receive $15 million in funding, including five in the Hartford region.

Malloy: Election politics must not stop transportation fix

Keith Phaneuf | CT Mirror |

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy renewed his push to bolster Connecticut’s transportation program in 2018, urging legislators Wednesday to resist the traditional election-year approach of dodging...

Pratt delivers geared turbofan engine for Bombardier jet

Patricia Daddona |

East Hartford jet engine maker Pratt & Whitney and Korean Air Lines Co. have delivered the airline's first Bombardier jet powered by Pratt's geared turbofan (GTF) engine.

Redeker to lead state's launch of new Hartford Rail Line

John Stearns |

Developers are jumping onboard a new rail line expanding service between New Haven and Springfield in May, which is an early measure of success for the new CTrail Hartford Line, according to...

Workforce development must be top priority in 2018

Pete Gioia, Vice President and Economist, Connecticut Business & Industry Association |

Connecticut opens 2018 with big opportunities and challenges.

Malloy tight-lipped on whether he will propose tolls

MARK PAZNIOKAS | CT MIRROR |

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy told a business audience in Cromwell Wednesday that saving the Special Transportation Fund from insolvency is an urgent issue for the General Assembly, but he was coy about...

Hexcel completes acquisition of South Windsor firm's business unit

Patricia Daddona |

Stamford's Hexcel Corp. says it has completed its acquisition of the aerospace and defense operations of South Windsor additive manufacturer Oxford Performance Materials Inc. (OPM).

Pratt snags $6.7B contract to maintain Air Force fighter jet engines

Patricia Daddona |

East Hartford jet engine maker Pratt & Whitney has secured a $6.7 billion contract to maintain F119 aircraft engines for U.S. Air Force fighter jets, the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) said.

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