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Pratt & Whitney Share of V2500® Engine Order from Sichuan Airlines Valued at US$80 Million

Tuesday, February 15, 2012

Sichuan Airlines has selected International Aero Engines to provide V2500 engines to power eight new A320 series aircraft. The order includes a long-term aftermarket services agreement. The deal is valued at approximately $80 million for Pratt & Whitney.

Deliveries will commence in January 2014 and continue into 2015.

Over the past 16 years, IAE has provided engines and services to Sichuan’s A320 fleet that has grown to 85 aircraft in service and on order. Since 2008, IAE has held the distinction of being the airline’s preferred engine supplier and supports Sichuan’s current fleet operations of 60 V2500-powered aircraft.

Click here to read Pratt & Whitney’s press release.