CALC orders GTF engines for Airbus A320neos from Pratt & Whitney

CALC (China Aircraft Leasing Group Holdings Limited) (HKEx: 1848) and Pratt & Whitney have announced they have signed a contract for Pratt & Whitney engines to power 18 firm A320neo family aircraft, the companies said.

Since entering into service in early 2016, the GTF engine for the A320neo family aircraft has demonstrated its promised ability to reduce fuel burn by 16 percent, to reduce NOx emissions by 50 percent to the regulatory standard and to lower the noise footprint by 75 percent.

Pratt & Whitney is a division of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX). Pratt & Whitney is a world leader in the design, manufacture and service of aircraft and helicopter engines, and auxiliary power units.