THY orders GTF engines to power its 92 firm A321neo aircraft orders

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By TESTCustomwebLP TESTCustomwebLP December 17, 2015 21:18

THY orders GTF engines to power its 92 firm A321neo aircraft orders

Turkish Airlines (THY) has signed a Definitive Agreement for Pratt & Whitney’s PurePower PW1100G-JM engines to power its order of 92 firm A321neo aircraft, the largest engine order in Turkish Airline’s history. The order was originally announced during the 2015 Paris Air Show as a Memorandum of Understanding with 72 firm and 20 option aircraft. Deliveries are scheduled to begin in 2018. The deal is also the largest engine order in 2015 for Pratt & Whitney.

“Turkish Airlines is proud to have Pratt & Whitney’s PurePower engines power our A321neo aircraft order,” said Dr. Temel Kotil, deputy chairman and CEO, Turkish Airlines. “This historic deal for our company is a statement on our commitment to develop the most technologically advanced fleet of aircraft in the industry.”

“Pratt & Whitney is honored that Turkish Airlines has selected the industry-leading PurePower engine to power its aircraft,” said Greg Gernhardt, president, Pratt & Whitney Commercial Engines. “We look forward to delivering game-changing results in fuel consumption, emissions reduction and noise reduction without compromise. We deeply appreciate Turkish Airlines commitment to the Geared Turbofan engine.”

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