Lufthansa picks Pratt and Whitney PurePower engines for A320neos

8 April 2014

Lufthansa said it has selected Pratt and Whitney PurePower PW1100G-JM engines for an additional 30 A320neo family aircraft.

This order will bring the total number of PW1100G-JM engine-powered aircraft in Lufthansa´s fleet to 60. Deliveries are scheduled to start in 2019 and continue through 2021. Pratt and Whitney is a division of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX).

Lufthansa previously selected Pratt and Whitney PurePower PW1100G-JM engines in 2011 for its order of 30 A320neo family aircraft with deliveries starting in 2015.

To date, the PurePower engine family has more than 5,300 orders and commitments, including options, from more than 50 global customers.

Deutsche Lufthansa AG is an aviation company with operations worldwide. The group operates in five business segments, which provide mobility and services for airlines. The business segments Passenger Airline Group, Logistics, MRO, IT Services and Catering each hold leading positions in their markets. In addition, the Lufthansa Group includes over 400 subsidiaries and associated companies.

Pratt and Whitney is a world leader in the design, manufacture and service of aircraft engines, auxiliary and ground power units, and small turbojet propulsion products. United Technologies Corp., based in Hartford, Conn., is a diversified company providing high technology products and services to the building and aerospace industries. Its website is at www.utc.com, or on Twitter: @UTC.

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