On January 20, 2016, after 12 months of flight testing, the first A320neo powered by geared turbofan (GTF) engines to enter revenue service was handed over to the customer. Airbus delivered the first of the single-aisle jets to Lufthansa. Airbus described the delivery as “a major step in aviation history”. Equipped with all new technology Pratt & Whitney PurePower Geared Turbofan engines, the A320neo promises to reduce emissions and noise as well as burning 15% less fuel than current generation aircraft from day one and 20% less by 2020. “We are happy that today we are the first airline worldwide

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