Etihad Airways will purchase 73 International Aero Engines (IAE) V2500 SelectTwo engine upgrade kits for its current and future fleet of Airbus A320-family aircraft, the airline reports. Launched in June 2011 with orders from Gulf Air and US Airways, the SelectTwo configuration is projected to provide 0.58% fuel burn savings compared to the SelectOne engine for a 500 nm A320 mission, says IAE. The upgrade, an electronic engine control software upgrade and a new data entry plug, is ...

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