JetBlue amends previous order for Pratt & Whitney GTF engines

JetBlue (Nasdaq: JBLU) has announced it has amended and restated its 2012 order for the purchase and exclusive maintenance of Pratt & Whitney GTF engines, the company said.

Under the terms of the agreement, the GTF engine will now power JetBlue´s total fleet of 85 Airbus A320neo family aircraft — 40 aircraft previously awarded in 2012 and now 45 additional aircraft, as well as 13 spare PW1100G-JM engines.

The agreement also covers exclusive maintenance for JetBlue´s fleet of 85 A320neo family aircraft, which are scheduled for delivery beginning in 2019.

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