ARCHIVES

MTU predicts 1.000 GTF deliveries for the A320neo in 2024

Deliveries of Pratt & Whitney Geared Turbofan (GTF) engines for the Airbus A320neo family alone should reach 1.000 per year in 2024 and even 1.200 to 1.300 engines from 2027 through 2030. Until the end of this decade, over 10.000 GTF engines will need to be...

NASA and P&W go to the core to improve engine efficiency

NASA has selected Pratt & Whitney to develop new combustor technologies for engines that could be used on future single-aisle passenger aircraft. The program focuses on the compatibility of sustainable aviation fuels (SAF) in advanced combustors in small-core...

Engine woes ground most of Air Tanzania’s Airbus A220s

East African carrier Air Tanzania has no timeline for the resolution of technical problems that affect the Pratt & Whitney engines on its four Airbus A220-300s. The carrier announced a “temporary suspension” of some of its services due to the issues. Engine woes...

Embraer E190-E2 gets Chinese type certificate

UPDATE - China’s regulatory agency CAAC has granted the Embraer E190-E2 its Chinese type certificate. The E195-E2 is expected to follow soon, Embraer announced today at the Airshow China in Zhuhai. And this is good news for the Airbus A220 too... Embraer E190-E2 gets...