Rolls-Royce’s decision not to participate in the A320NEO, either through its International Aero Engines partnership or in its own right, will effectively eliminate the U.K. engine maker from the single-aisle marketplace for at least a decade. Although Airbus had been pushing Pratt & Whitney to offer its geared turbofan for the NEO through its existing A320 engine vendor, International Aero Engines, the consortium’s other major shareholder—Rolls—would apparently not agree to the ...


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