Azul Cites Some Progress In Pratt Engine Issues
Brazilian operator Azul is seeing a bit of relief in the challenges stemming from reliability issues with Pratt & Whitney PW1000G engines. Tue, 06/06/2023 - 10:31
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MRO Memo: Operators Feel Impact Of GTF Issues

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Pratt Ramps Up Overhaul Capacity Amid Engine-Reliability Struggles

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The significance of the order for 470 new aircraft from Airbus and Boeing goes far beyond its sheer size.
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Russia’s S7 Airlines Grounds A321neo Fleet

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