JetBlue Airways has signed a long-term maintenance agreement with Pratt & Whitney to maintain the airline's PW1500G geared turbofans (GTFs) that will power its just-ordered Airbus A220s, and plans to take bids on heavy airframe maintenance. "We have a long-term fight hour agreement in place with Pratt & Whitney that gives us some [cost] certainty," JetBlue CFO Steve Priest said on a July 11 analyst call discussing the A220 order, adding that the airframe request for proposals ...

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