NEWS & EVENTS
JetBlue Takes Delivery of First Airbus A220 Aircraft Powered by Pratt & Whitney GTF™ Engines
EAST HARTFORD, Conn., January 4, 2021
Pratt & Whitney, a division of Raytheon Technologies Corp. (NYSE: RTX), Airbus and JetBlue Airways (“JetBlue”) celebrated the Dec. 31, 2020 delivery of the airline’s first Airbus A220-300 aircraft powered by Pratt & Whitney GTF engines. The airline placed an order for 60 Airbus A220-300 aircraft in 2018 and later expanded the order to 70 aircraft in 2019.
Opinion: What’s On Aerospace And Defense Industry’s Mind For 2021?
John Schmidt January 04, 2021
The aerospace and defense (A&D) industry faces tumultuous change arising from digital disruption, the global pandemic and a changing competitive landscape. As we head into 2021, four key areas will help industry confront these disruptions in the new year.
Pratt & Whitney GTF™ Engines Achieve World-class Reliability
EAST HARTFORD, Conn., December 18, 2020
Pratt & Whitney, a division of Raytheon Technologies Corp. (NYSE: RTX), today announced that GTF engines powering the A320neo family have achieved a world-class engine dispatch reliability rate of 99.98%. The GTF engine powers more than 900 aircraft across nearly 50 airlines and three aircraft families: Airbus A320neo, Airbus A220, and Embraer E-Jets E2. GTF engines have saved more than 400 million gallons of fuel and over 3.8 million metric tonnes of carbon emissions since they entered service in 2016.