Tags: Pratt & Whitney

Frontier Airlines Names Plane in Honor of Sustainable Aviation Pioneer Maria Della Posta, the First Female President of a Pratt & Whitney Business Unit

Pratt & Whitney and Frontier Airlines today revealed “Maria the Bald Eagle,” the airline’s second A321neo aircraft powered by Pratt & Whitney GTF™ engines featuring a signature bald eagle livery. The plane was named by Pratt & Whitney employees in honor of sustainable aviation pioneer Maria Della Posta, president of Pratt & Whitney Canada and […]

Delta Air Lines boosts A220 aircraft firm order to 107

Delta Air Lines has firmed up orders for 12 A220-300 aircraft, bringing Delta’s total firm order for A220s to 107 aircraft – 45 A220-100s and 62 A220-300s. The A220s will be powered by Pratt & Whitney GTF™ engines.  “The A220-300 is economical, efficient and delivers superior performance,” said Mahendra Nair, S.V.P. – Fleet & TechOps […]

AEGEAN Sign MoU with Pratt & Whitney to Power up to 62 Airbus A320neo Aircraft

AEGEAN announced that on 5th December the signing ceremony of a Memorandum of Understanding with Pratt & Whitney to power up to 62 Airbus A320neo Family Aircraft with GTF™ Engines took place. The Memorandum of Understanding was signed by Mr. Eftichios Vassilakis, AEGEAN President, Mr. Dimitris Gerogiannis AEGEAN Chief Executive Officer and Mr. Rick Deurloo, […]

JetBlue Selects Airbus A220-300 as Key Component of Its Next Generation Fleet

JetBlue has announced it has ordered 60 Airbus A220-300 aircraft – previously called the Bombardier CS300 – for delivery beginning in 2020, with the option for 60 additional aircraft beginning in 2025. The aircraft will be powered by Pratt & Whitney Geared Turbofan (GTF) PW1500G engines. The order follows JetBlue’s intensive review aimed at ensuring […]

Pratt & Whitney claims solving A320neo PW1100G-JM engine problem

Pratt & Whitney announced on February 21, 2018, that it has found a solution to the PW1100G-JM engine problem. The problem came to spotlight earlier in February 2018, when both the European and U.S. aviation authority bodies deemed Airbus A320neo aircraft – powered by the engine – unsafe to use. As a result, several A320neo […]

Pratt & Whitney under fire from U.S. regulators for engine risks

Engines manufactured by Pratt & Whitney for the latest Airbus A320neo single-aisle jetliner pose a shutdown risk, the U.S. aviation regulator warns. The warning comes after European regulators raised their concerns about potential inflight shutdown and rejected takeoffs. The Federal Aviation Association (FAA) warning, issued on February 14, 2018, cites a “knife edge seal failure” […]

Airbus engine flaws halt A320neo deliveries

Shares in Airbus fell on February 12, 2018, after sources reported that the European plane maker stopped delivering its A320neo jets powered by Pratt & Whitney geared turbofan (GTF) engines and halted pre-delivery test flights after the latest in a series of engine hiccups. Trouble for Airbus stocks Airbus shares, which hit a record high […]