Tag: Pratt & Whitney

Airbus announces major performance improvement to its latest A220 Family aircraft

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 21, 2019 18:55

Airbus today announced that the A220 Family aircraft, the newest addition to its single-aisle portfolio, will now be offering increased range starting from H2 2020. The A220 aircraft maximum take-off ... Read More

Pratt & Whitney-powered Airbus A319neo makes maiden flight

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 25, 2019 15:19

The last of the A320neo variants, an Airbus A319neo test aircraft has completed its maiden flight powered by Pratt & Whitney GTF engines for the first time. The A319neo took ... Read More

Russia to replace its new passenger jet’s US engines with the Russian-made ones

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 23, 2019 18:50

Russia’s first post-Soviet large domestic airliner, MC-21-300, has received two of the first 16 domestically-made engines to eventually replace American Pratt & Whitney engines that it currently uses. The Irkut ... Read More

Wizz Air takes delivery of its first Airbus A321neo

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 7, 2019 17:10

Wizz Air, the largest Central and Eastern European low cost carrier, has taken delivery of its first of 184 A321neo aircraft on order at an event in Hamburg, with József ... Read More

Qatar Executive world’s first commercial operator of Gulfstream G500 jet

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 28, 2019 19:06

Qatar Executive announced that it is officially the world’s first commercial service operator of the Gulfstream G500 jet. The private jet charter division of Qatar Airways Group received two brand-new ... Read More

Airbus begins construction of US A220 manufacturing facility

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 16, 2019 20:05

Airbus’ manufacturing growth in the United States advanced another step today in Mobile, Alabama, as construction of the company’s A220 Manufacturing Facility officially launched with a groundbreaking ceremony. The assembly ... Read More

New Airbus jet approved for 180 minutes ETOPS flights

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 14, 2019 19:40

Airbus A220, the newest addition to the Airbus family of commercial aircraft, has received 180-minute extended operations (ETOPS) approval from the Canadian civil aviation authority, Transport Canada. This achievement paves ... Read More

Delta Air Lines orders 15 additional Airbus jets

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 9, 2019 23:20

Delta Air Lines has ordered 15 additional Airbus A220 jets, bringing the total of the new generation, highly fuel-efficient aircraft the world’s second-largest airline has on order to 90. The ... Read More

JetBlue Airways places massive order with Airbus

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 4, 2019 17:05

Airbus confirmed that JetBlue Airways has firmed up an order for 60 A220-300 jets, the larger model of the new, industry-leading A220 series. JetBlue’s existing Airbus fleet includes 193 A320 ... Read More

New low-cost carrier orders 60 Airbus A220-300 jets

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 3, 2019 16:20

The start-up US low-cost airline has signed a firm order with Airbus to purchase 60 A220-300 aircraft. Code-named “Moxy”, the new airline venture is led by David Neeleman, one of ... Read More

Qatar Airways welcomes its first ultra-modern state-of-the-art executive jet

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 31, 2018 16:10

The private jet charter division of Qatar Airways Group, Qatar Executive, has received two of its brand-new Gulfstream G500 executive jets, that were first unveiled by Qatar Executive on the ... Read More

Airbus A319neo wins joint Type Certification from FAA and EASA

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 21, 2018 15:28

The A319neo powered by CFM International LEAP-1A engines has achieved joint Type Certification from both the US FAA and European EASA airworthiness authorities. This means that now all three aircraft ... Read More

Aviation news: Malaysia Airlines signs $680m deal for A330-300 engines

editor editor- July 20, 2010 03:50

KUALA LUMPUR - National carrier Malaysia Airlines has signed a 680 million dollar deal with Pratt & Whitney to provide 34 engines for 17 of its new Airbus aircraft, the ... Read More

Southwest Airlines to save millions in fuel costs and reduce carbon dioxide emissions

editor editor- June 12, 2008 00:50

Southwest Airlines signed a multi-year agreement to use the patented, environmentally friendly EcoPower(R) engine wash system offered by Pratt & Whitney Global Service Partners. Pratt & Whitney is a United ... Read More