Pratt & Whitney today signed a deal for PW1100G-JM and V2500 engines to power up to 32 A320 family aircraft with an undisclosed leasing company. The PW1100G-JM engine is offered by Pratt & Whitney. The V2500 engine is offered through IAE International Aero Engines AG, a multinational aero engine consortium whose shareholders comprise Pratt & Whitney, a division of United Technologies Corporation (NYSE: UTX); Pratt & Whitney Aero Engines International GmbH; Japanese Aero Engines Corporation; and MTU Aero Engines GmbH.
"The lessor community is very important to us and we take pride in offering engines that have a history of dependability and provide the right solution to the industry," said Rick Deurloo, senior vice president, Commercial Engines, Sales, Marketing and Customer Service, Pratt & Whitney.
The Pratt & Whitney PurePower Geared Turbofan engine is demonstrating mature reliability levels of approximately 99.8 percent and has met all of its performance commitments from the start including a 16 percent reduction in fuel burn, a 75 percent decrease in the noise footprint and a 50 percent reduction in regulated emissions
More than 7,000 V2500 engines have been delivered to customers around the world.