14 February 2014
Nepal Airlines Corp. (NAC) has signed its first order with IAE International Aero Engines AG to supply V2500-A5 SelectOne engines to power two new firm A320ceo aircraft plus options for two additional aircraft. Aircraft deliveries are scheduled for 2015.
“Given Nepal´s mountainous terrain, we chose V2500 SelectOne engines because of their long-standing reputation as both reliable and fuel-efficient powerplants,” said Madan Kharel, managing director of Nepal Airlines Corp.. “These engines will help us to continue providing reliable air transport to our customers.”
IAE is a multinational aero engine consortium whose shareholders are comprised of Pratt & Whitney (NYSE: UTX), Pratt & Whitney Aero Engines International GmbH, Japanese Aero Engines Corp. and MTU Aero Engines. For more information on IAE International Aero Engines AG, visit: www.i-a-e.com.