PW1000 Reliability Constraints Could Last All Year, Raytheon Warns

Spirit Airlines Airbus A320neo and PW1000 engine

Spirit Airlines Airbus A320neo and PW1000 engine

Credit: Airbus
Operators grappling with Pratt & Whitney PW1000G geared turbofan (GTF) availability due to the engine’s disappointing reliability and resulting flood of unscheduled repair demand should not expect much improvement anytime soon, Raytheon Technologies CEO Gregory Hayes acknowledges. “Our customers are...
Sean Broderick

Senior Air Transport & Safety Editor Sean Broderick covers aviation safety, MRO, and the airline business from Aviation Week Network's Washington, D.C. office.

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