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2014-07-15 12:20:59

FARNBOROUGH, England, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FARNBOROUGH AIRSHOW -- International Airlines Group (IAG) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with International Aero Engines' (IAE) for V2500 engines. IAE will power 30 A320ceo aircraft for the IAG subsidiary, Vueling Airlines. These aircraft were part of an IAG order announced in August 2013. "These engines provide environmental benefits which enable us to reduce the carbon emissions of our fleet, leading to further...

2014-07-15 08:20:54

FARNBOROUGH, England, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FARNBOROUGH AIRSHOW -- Philippine Airlines has executed a Letter of Intent to power its order of 10 Airbus A320neo aircraft with Pratt & Whitney PurePower® engines. The PurePower Geared Turbofan(TM) engine family has completed nearly 10,000 hours of testing and more than 1,400 hours of flight testing. Pratt & Whitney is a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) company. "As we continue to modernize our fleet, we consistently...

2014-07-15 08:20:33

FARNBOROUGH, England, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FARNBOROUGH AIRSHOW - SaudiGulf Airlines has selected the International Aero Engines (IAE) V2500 engine to power four A320ceo aircraft and has also signed an eight-year V-Services(SM )maintenance service agreement with IAE. SaudiGulf is a new airline based in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia with headquarters in Dammam and is planning to commence services in 2015. "As a new airline, our success is dependent upon establishing a...

2014-07-14 16:20:46

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn., July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MTS Systems Corporation (NASDAQ: MTSC), a leading global supplier of high-performance test systems and position sensors, today announced that it recently delivered a state-of-the-art test system to French aircraft engine manufacturer Snecma (Safran). The test system is being used for highly complex testing and certification of fan blades made from advanced composite materials for the next-generation LEAP(TM) turbofan. The new engine...

2014-07-14 08:20:58

737's reliability and efficiency supports Okay Airways' growth FARNBOROUGH, United Kingdom, July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Okay Airways announced an order today for six 737 MAX 8s and four Next-Generation 737-800s, valued at $980 million at current list prices. Okay Airways, the first privately owned airline in China, also announced it will convert five 737-800s from a previous order into 737-900ERs (Extended Range). With today's conversion announcement, Okay...

2014-07-14 08:20:43

EAST HARTFORD, Conn., July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FARNBOROUGH AIR SHOW -- VivaAerobus, Mexico's ultra-low cost carrier, has selected Pratt & Whitney PurePower PW1100G-JM engines to power its order of 40 Airbus A320neo aircraft, plus 40 option. Pratt & Whitney is a division of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX). VivaAerobus also selected the IAE International Aero Engines AG V2500 engine to power its order for 12 A320ceo aircraft. "With the objectives of reducing costs,...

2014-07-14 08:20:28

Commitment for 30 737 MAX 8s marks fleet transition for U.K.-based carrier to Boeing airplanes FARNBOROUGH, United Kingdom, July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing [NYSE:BA] and Monarch Airlines today announced that the two companies are finalizing terms and working towards a Purchase Agreement for 30 737 MAX 8s, marking the start of a fleet transition for Monarch to Boeing single-aisle airplanes. The order, valued at $3.1 billion at current list prices, will be posted to the Boeing...

2014-07-14 04:20:16

CHARLOTTE, N.C., July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FARNBOROUGH AIR SHOW -- UTC Aerospace Systems has been selected by Airbus to supply new wheels and carbon brakes for A320neo family aircraft, through its Landing Systems facility in Troy, Ohio. The equipment is scheduled to enter into service in 2015 on the current A320 family of aircraft. UTC Aerospace Systems is a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX). The new wheels and brakes are designed as a product improvement and in...

2014-07-13 12:20:14

EAST HARTFORD, Conn., July 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FARNBOROUGH AIRSHOW -- Pratt & Whitney today announced another technology breakthrough on the PurePower engine - an additional 2 percent fuel burn enhancement on the PW1100G-JM engine for the Airbus A320neo aircraft family. The additional fuel burn savings is in addition to the 15 percent the engine already offers. The PurePower Engine Advantage for the PW1100G-JM engine allows for increased fuel efficiency by enhancing...

2014-07-13 12:20:11

EAST HARTFORD, Conn., July 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FARNBOROUGH AIRSHOW -- Pratt & Whitney's PurePower engine family has completed nearly 10,000 hours and 19,000 cycles of full engine testing, including 1,400 hours of flight time. Pratt & Whitney is a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) company. "Testing continues to validate the Geared Turbofan(TM) engine's fan drive gear system in harsh environments while conducting strict, regulated trial runs," said Dave Brantner,...


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