Pratt & Whitney PurePower® engines power A320neo for IndiGo

IndiGo´s first Airbus A320neo, powered by Pratt & Whitney´s PurePower Geared Turbofanâ„¢ engines, arrived in India on March 11, making it Asia´s first A320neo, the company said.

In 2012, IndiGo placed one of the largest PurePower engine orders in Pratt & Whitney´s history to power 150 Airbus A320neo family aircraft and a long-term maintenance agreement.

The PurePower engine family has completed more than 50,000 cycles and 32,000 hours of testing.

IndiGo is India´s largest low-cost carrier, as well as the fastest growing carrier in the world according to the Centre for Aviation (CAPA). It operates services linking 34 domestic and five international destinations. Its main base is Delhi´s Indira Gandhi International Airport.

Pratt & Whitney, a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) company, provides design, manufacture and service of aircraft engines and auxiliary power units.

United Technologies Corp., based in Farmington, Connecticut, provides high-technology systems and services to the building and aerospace industries.