Pratt and Whitney and , parent of British Airways, Iberia, Vueling and Aer Lingus, as signed a memorandum of understanding to power 47 of its 200 aircraft neo order with the PW1100G engine. This GTF order from IAG represents an additional 94 engines in backlog. No determination has been made on the other 153 aircraft, nor has IAG stated whether it intends to split the order with .

Despite initial issues with the GTF engine, this represents a vote of confidence from a major player in the industry, underscoring the strong performance of the engine in service.

has also obtained 180 minute ETOPS certification for the  PW1100G-JM engine powering the from the European Aviation Agency.  This follows the previous FAA ETOPS certification in December 2016.

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