Lufthansa chose the CFM Leap-1A engine for the last part of its Airbus A320NEO order, a deal totalling more than €1 billion ($1.37 billion) covering engines for 40 aircraft. The decision is a departure, as Lufthansa has ordered Pratt & Whitney PW1100G engines for the first 60 A320NEOs. But company officials say there were good reasons to go for a split. The campaign for the last 40 units was separate from the first 60, leading to substantial discounts from CFM. The airline’s ...


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