FRANKFURT—Qatar Airways is opting to equip its incoming fleet of Airbus A321neos with CFM International Leap-1A engines, dropping an earlier commitment for the competing Pratt & Whitney PW1100G powerplant. The order for 50 units of the largest A320neo-family member replaces an earlier order for the same number of A320neo family jets. The aircraft in the original order—34 A320neos and 16 A321neos—were to be powered by Pratt’s geared turbofan (GTF) engine. Several ...


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