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AEGEAN announced that has selected the Pratt & Whitney GTF™ engine to power up to 62 Airbus A320neo family aircraft: 30 firm, 12 option, and up to 20 leased aircraft.
Pratt & Whitney will also provide the airline with engine maintenance through a long-term service agreement.
“We selected the Pratt & Whitney GTF engine to provide our passengers with the newest and most advanced technology available for our new Airbus aircraft,” said Eftichios Vassilakis, Chairman at Aegean Airlines.
“The GTF will serve us and our customers with the most economical and environmentally friendly power available on the market today.”
Since entering into service in early 2016, the GTF engine has demonstrated its promised ability to reduce fuel burn by 16 percent, to reduce NOx emissions by 50 percent to the regulatory standard and to lower the noise footprint by 75 percent.