Tag: PW1100G

Engine Market Weathers Turbulent 2017

Reading Time: 2 minutes It’s been a year of regeneration and regret in the aero-engine market, with new turbofans entering service, but not always to operators’ satisfaction. The first half of 2017 saw numerous unscheduled removals of the PW1100G engine for the A320neo, as well as knock-on delays to production of its host aircraft. Airbus and Pratt & Whitney […]

India’s DGCA Investigating A320neo P&W Engines

Reading Time: 2 minutes India’s Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) is investigating incidents involving Pratt & Whitney engines in the A320neo fleet of IndiGo Airlines and GoAir. Part of their investigation will involve the inspection of sixteen A320neo aircraft in IndiGo’s fleet and five in GoAir’s, reports The Times of India. The inspection is due to take two […]

Pratt & Whitney, Wizz Air Ink $2.5B Deal for GTFs

Reading Time: 1 minute Pratt & Whitney and Wizz Air announced at the Farnborough Airshow the selection of PW1100GGeared Turbofan (GTF) engines for the 110 firm orders and 90 purchase rights the European budget carrier has placed for Airbus A320neos. “Following a detailed review process, we concluded that the geared turbofan engine delivers the best value proposition as well […]

Airbus A320 Neo vs Boeing 737 MAX

Reading Time: 5 minutes The future of single-aisle aircraft is taking flight with Airbus A320neo and Boeing 737 MAX– creating better, more efficient ways for airlines and passengers to fly. In today’s aerospace market, the MAX and the Neo are the best-selling products for both manufacturers. The Boeing and Airbus fight to rule the market has already started. Both […]

The First Airbus A320neo Delivery in the World to Lufthansa

Reading Time: 3 minutes On January 20, Lufthansa took possession of the first Airbus A320neo. Carsten Spohr, CEO of Deutsche Lufthansa AG, Airbus CEO Fabrice Brégier as well as Robert Leduc, the President of Pratt & Whitney and David Hess, Executive Vice President and Chief Customer Officer Aerospace for United Technologies made a special trip to Hamburg-Finkenwerder to celebrate […]