US start-up airline orders 60 A220 aircraft

Pratt & Whitney has announced that the Pratt & Whitney GTF engine will power up to 60 Airbus A220 aircraft ordered by a US-based start-up airline, the company said.

The order was placed under a Memorandum of Understanding.

The first aircraft is scheduled to be delivered in 2021.

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.