Pratt & Whitney PW1000

By Lori Ranson
Given the accounting change, Spirit Airlines now estimates it will recognize roughly $1.6 million of credits from grounded aircraft in the first quarter.
Airlines & Lessors

By James Pozzi
Engine manufacturer is building up its aftermarket presence in Florida.
MRO

By James Pozzi
The Swiss MRO is investing in its shop in Zurich to ready it for the first GTF induction.
MRO Americas

By Sean Broderick
The timing of the latest mandate is expected to prompt a final spike in engine removals.
Safety, Ops & Regulation

By Christine Boynton
The deferrals will push Airbus A320neo family aircraft deliveries scheduled between the second quarter of 2025 and the end of 2026 to 2030-31
Airlines & Lessors

By Sean Broderick
Operators had about 670 PW1000G-powered aircraft on the ground at the beginning of April, up from 625 on March 1 and 580 on Feb. 1.
Aircraft & Propulsion

Our roundup of the main aerospace and defense stories making the news this week.
Aircraft & Propulsion

By Sean Broderick, Michael Bruno, Steve Trimble, Irene Klotz, Guy Norris
Boeing’s new leadership in Commercial Airplanes and at the top are likely just the beginning of major changes at the manufacturing giant.
Manufacturing & Supply Chain

By Swaati Ketkar
The new regional carrier signed an agreement with the engine OEM covering PW127M engines powering its ATR 72-600s.
Aircraft & Propulsion

By David Casey
Capacity constraints will prevent a full recovery within Europe’s short-haul market this summer, dampening traffic growth but signaling higher yields for LCCs.
Airlines & Lessors

By Alex Derber
German MRO saw a record number of shop visits across its network in 2023.
MRO

By Chen Chuanren
Korean Air has started construction of a new aircraft engine maintenance cluster in Unbuk, near Incheon International Airport.
Aircraft & Propulsion

By James Pozzi
The German MRO is planning a series of mid-term investments in areas such as capacity growth.
MRO

By Kurt Hofmann
While Swiss International Air Lines works to mitigate the impact of GTF-related groundings, CEO Dieter Vranckx is looking ahead to what will replace its 777s.
Airlines & Lessors

By Jens Flottau, Guy Norris
For decades, aircraft manufacturers have preferred derivatives over all-new aircraft. That approach appears to be ending.
Aircraft & Propulsion

By Daniel Williams
This week’s #FlightFriday looks at the A320 family, and their breakdown of their average flight cycles per month showcased by their engine type.
Aerospace

By Sean Broderick, Jens Flottau
Unplanned PW1000G inspections strain Pratt & Whitney’s parts supply chain.
Manufacturing & Supply Chain

By Victoria Moores
AirBaltic’s 2023 passenger numbers rose 36% to 6.9 million, resulting in the highest revenue and profit figures in the company’s 28-year history.
Airlines & Lessors

By Lori Ranson
The ULCC is mitigating the inspections' effects though aircraft lease extensions, taking contracted deliveries of new aircraft, and sourcing interim capacity.
Airlines & Lessors

By Guy Norris
An airline operator pre-working group will guide plans for the commercial blended wing body as subscale flight tests pave way for a multirole demonstrator.
Aircraft & Propulsion

By Jens Flottau
MTU Aero Engines continues to seek financial compensation from its partner Pratt & Whitney after GTF-related costs led to the German company's first ever loss.
Aircraft & Propulsion

By Lee Ann Shay
Will the tight engine leasing market ease in the next couple of years? Panelists at Aviation Week’s Engine Leasing, Trading & Finance Americas have their say.
Airlines & Lessors

By Lori Ranson
The Mexican ULCC believes inspections of GTF engines will extend into 2026 despite the powerplant’s manufacturer Pratt & Whitney increasing shop capacity.
Airlines & Lessors

By Christine Boynton
Pratt & Whitney has announced orders for the geared turbofan (GTF) engine from Cebu Pacific Air and JetSMART.
Singapore Airshow

By Christine Boynton
Magnetic Group subsidiary EngineStands24 is launching PW1100 engine stands in the Asia-Pacific region in response to market demand.
Singapore Airshow