VietJet opts for the GTF to powers its A320neo-family aircraft

Dino D'Amore
By Dino D'Amore February 18, 2016 21:56

VietJet opts for the GTF to powers its A320neo-family aircraft

Vietjet has signed a Definitive Agreement for the PurePower Geared Turbofan (GTF) engine to power its order of 63 Airbus A320neo and A321neo family of aircraft. Deliveries are expected to begin in 2017.

“We are very pleased to choose the PurePower Geared Turbofan engine for our Airbus A320neo and A321neo family fleets. With its advanced design of less fuel costs and CO2 emissions, the new engines are expected to boost the carrier’s efficiency and protect environment as well as enable Vietjet to offer passengers more affordable air fares,” said Madam Nguyen Thi Phuong Thao, Vietjet’s president and CEO.

“We take great pride in Vietjet selecting the game-changing Geared Turbofan engine to power their aircraft fleet,” said Rick Deurloo, senior vice president, Sales and Marketing, Pratt & Whitney. “Customers continuously recognize that this engine represents the pinnacle of modern aviation technology with unmatched double-digit reductions in fuel burn, noise and emissions.”

Dino D'Amore
By Dino D'Amore February 18, 2016 21:56