PW4000 Aftermarket Hit By Passenger Service Reductions

PW4000-powered 777
The fate of PW4000-powered 777s depends on both long-haul demand returning and how Pratt solves a fan-blade cracking issue.
Credit: Sean Broderick/AW&ST
The Pratt & Whitney PW4000 family is not about to disappear from the global air transport fleet, but absent a rally by the widebody passenger aircraft it powers—sidelined due to lagging demand—long-term prospects for aftermarket services face significant downward revision. Strong demand for all...

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