MTU Deal Helps JetBlue Hit Cost-Cutting Target

Credit: JetBlue
A new contract with MRO provider MTU Maintenance for IAE V2500 engine overhauls has helped JetBlue hit its long-term goal of cutting at least $250 million from its annual costs by 2020. The 13-year agreement, announced July 23, covers JetBlue’s older, or “pre-Select,” V2500-A5s that power about half...
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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